I don't often blog about men, although occassionally I'll discuss men's rights in abortion or the odd story here or there about age and sperm quality. However, this week's news seems to be all about men's health.
Reuters reported that scientists may have discovered a protein that leads to otherwise unexplained cases of male infertility. Since half of infertility is due to male infertility, this has the potential to be highly influential in the lives of many couples.
Men can test their fertility from home, as can women. The new kit has a his & hers section - one that looks at sperm motility, and one that looks at her hormone levels. It's $100, and available over the counter.
Lastly, low levels of testosterone in men increase the death risk for men over 50. Supplements have side effects, so aren't recommended.