Now we’re well into the Olympic stride, it’s fantastic to hear daily (hourly!) updates on races won, records broken and the extraordinary feat of human ability pushed to its limits. But daily reports are also emerging on the Zika virus. Its link to male fertility has led Rory McIlroy to pull out of the […]

Smoking cigarettes has long been known to cause major health problems both for smokers and passive smokers. Aside from the commonly researched harmful effects such as lung disease or the long list of different types of cancers caused, smoking is also known to impact upon sperm quality, and have an effect on fertility. Smoking affects […]

Marijuana has been reported to damage male fertility. This is not good news for those who smoke it. Marijuana is now the most popular recreational drug in the developed world, and is being made legal in more and more countries. So this link between marijuana and male fertility is worrying. The most recent research shows […]

A recent American study reported that men using IVF treatment but eating lots of processed meats such bacon or sausages reduced their chances of success. Over 100 couples had IVF treatment, and it was found that there was a ~30% lower fertilization rate for men with the highest proportion of processed meats (0.62 – 2.79 […]

So as you know we recently had the pleasure of meeting the lovely Ollie Locke who now spends a lot of his time giving us advice on men’s health and grooming. Ollie is a 28 year old man who although he does not want to become a father just yet he knows that in the […]

So recently our director Professor Sheena Lewis met up with the lovely Ollie Locke at the Chelsea Private Clinic to talk about the SpermComet® test and how young males like Ollie could benefit from knowing more about their fertility. For those of you who don’t know, Mr Locke is best known for appearing in series […]