Scientists Flew Sperm In Microgravity to See if Babies Could Be Born In Space
“In the future, having gametes and embryos stored in a bank outside the Earth will be very important.”
Healthy Monkey Born From Frozen Testicular Tissue
The success could offer new hope for young men facing infertility due to childhood cancer.
Why We Should Stop Using the Phrase 'Women's Health'
It ignores all the other people—with or without a uterus—who have reproductive health needs.
Meera Shah, MD
Living With It
We Looked Into the Real Benefits of Acupuncture
The deal with acupuncture's effect on pain, fertility, depression, and everything else people use it for.
Tracking Your Fertility Can Be an Emotional Whirlwind
Women who use fertility tracking apps generally fall into one of five categories.
Mayara Costa Figueiredo
Climate Change May Practically Sterilize Male Insects
Male reproductive damage under heat wave conditions could be contributing to biodiversity declines in the Anthropocene.
We Looked Into Whether Tight Underwear Is a Sperm-Killer
Whether you’re a laid-back boxers-wearer or an uptight fan of briefs, the choice may have an influence on your sperm health.
Cancer Treatment Can Make People Infertile, But Insurance Companies Aren't Always Willing to Help
If young people with cancer want to have kids later, they might have to pay out of pocket for things like egg retrieval, egg and sperm storage, and treatments like IVF.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
We Looked Into Whether 'Baby Fever' Is a Real Thing
Psychology can tell us a lot about why some people suddenly become obsessed with having a baby.
The Jarring Experience of Learning You Were Conceived With Donor Sperm or Eggs
"In the beginning my body felt invaded. And I didn’t know who made up the other half of me.”
Orgasms Can Relieve Hiccups, Migraines, and Help Men Live Longer
And, shocker, there's scarce research on what they do for women.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
In The Future, You Could Be Pregnant Outside Your Body
Ectogenesis—having a baby in an artificial womb—sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it could be a reality if you're rich enough.