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Men, Oysters and Sex

Men, Oysters and Sex

The eating of an oyster is a tale of seduction. Crack open its rocklike shell at its most fragile point and it gives easily, revealing the delicate tissue at its heart. Eat it raw and it tastes of the soul of the ocean that made it. To many, it’s food pornography. An aphrodisiac. But oysters […]

Once Upon a Time in Barcelona

Once Upon a Time in Barcelona

While in Barcelona recently, meandering through the Parc Guell and Sagrada Familia, the weight of what happened earlier that day hit me. I reveled, as anyone might, in the outlandish works of Gaudi, but a part of me remained sober, due to my participation in a debate at a men’s health conference. By the end […]

What we found: Male infertility and Cancer

What we found: Male infertility and Cancer

So what did we find?   The study showed that men who are infertile have a much higher risk (3 times) of developing testis cancer later in life than the average citizen. And this was based on some serious number crunching. We worked from a huge database of over 51,000 infertile couples who sought care over […]