Male factor in infertility cases on rise
First-time father Paul Mwanjala (not his real name) dubs the birth of his baby girl last month “a miracle”. He and his wife had waited seven years before successfully conceiving their first child via in vitro fertilization (IVF). The gynecologist found nothing wrong with Mrs Mwanjala, who is in her late 30s. But Mr mwanjala, who is in his early 40s, was dealt a hard blow. Tests found very  few sperms in his semen, a condition known as oligospermia.v
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Parents, talking to boys about sex shouldn’t be hard
Boys need special formal talk on sexuality. Back in my days, I got all the lessons from my grandfather.  Including the art of seduction! With hindsight, most of the lessons are much deeper than any books I have come across.
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When fatherhood needs a helping hand
Men in fact are the sole contributory factors to problems with conception in about a third of the cases. And they have a contributory effect in a further third of cases where conception is a problem. The tendency to presume that women are the problem most of the times is a fallacy.
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Men must watch their health
For many men, getting a medical examination is seen as a "weakness" or a very unmanly thing to do, at least for the traditional, macho-types. Some men actually need to be dragged by the girlfriend or the wife to the doctor's office just to get a check-up. But why do they literally hate going to the doctor?
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What is prostatitis?
What is the prostate gland? The prostate is a small organ located at the base of the bladder and wrapped around the urethra, the tube that empties the bladder through the penis. It sits in front of the rectum, and the back portion of the organ can be felt during rectal examination by a health care practitioner.
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