Many people have seen men wear skirts on Halloween, on television, or have attended a wedding in which the groom insisted on wearing a traditional kilt (sometimes, to the bride’s dismay). But, despite traditional North American notions about appropriate attire for men, new research reveals that men in skirts may actually be onto something—according to the Scottish Medical Journal, kilt wearing men may be more fertile and have better rates of healthy procreation.
Infertility – the inability to conceive …Read more
Aging and Infertility Myths
When a man has a prostate screening test (PSA) and the level comes out with a reading of 4 or higher it likely means he has prostate cancer. This statement is false, yet many men believe it’s true. The fact is, when a PSA or Prostate Specific Antigen result is high it …Read more
Menopause represents the end of the reproductive phase of a female and is typically characterized by the termination of the release of eggs from the ovaries. From the point of view of an older woman, menopause simply equates to the loss of the menstrual period, plus a few additional features that are strongly associated with the changes in the female reproductive system.
Estrogen and Menopausal Weight Gain
Menopause is also associated with the stoppage of production of specific hormones, including …Read more
Forever young. It’s a common adage found in songs and movie titles, and its pursuit leads to 274 billion dollars worth of annual sales in the anti-aging market. Although the average lifespan today is higher than ever before, most of us would jump at the opportunity to maintain a state of youth just a little bit longer and add additional years to our lives. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, past studies have not provided scientists with a practical approach to …Read more