The 'goaty' smell of male goats stimulates female goat reproductive systems, new research finds.
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The Y chromosome is often thought of as defining the male sex. Now scientists find that only two genes on the Y chromosome are needed in mice for them to father offspring.
There might be a link between fatherhood and urine spraying for mice. Male house mice that surpass their peers at marking their territory tend to have more offspring, according to a new study.
In her many television appearances, Suzanne Somers offers health advice to women. But what she says doesn't always hold up as fact, and in some cases, following her advice could be harmful.
Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in early pregnancy may increase the risk of miscarriage, preliminary research suggests.
Toxins in the environment -- chemicals used in processing and manufacturing -- are harming women's ability to have children, two leading medical groups said in a joint statement today.
Recurrent pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can double a woman's risk of infertility and quadruple her risk of chronic pelvic pain.
A couple in the Netherlands with fertility problems recently decided to conceive a child using sperm from the husband's father. Experts weigh in on the ethics of this situation.
A treatment for women with infertility due to polycystic ovary syndrome may actually further reduce their chances of pregnancy.
Assisted reproduction is associated with an increased risk of birth defects, but the extent of the risk depends on the type of technology used.
The increasing number of male cancer survivors has given rise to concerns about the health of their offspring, the researchers said.