Tag Archives: Stanford University School of Medicine

• Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm

Bro Alert: Too Much Booze May Harm Your Sperm

The more alcohol young men drink, the lower their sperm count and quality may be, new research suggests. “Many studies have shown that excessive alcohol intake is bad for general health, but few have shown impacts on reproductive health, except at very high levels,” said Dr. Michael Eisenberg, an assistant professor of urology at Stanford […]

• New grape varieties needed to keep wine flowing

New grape varieties needed to keep wine flowing

The future of wine-making depends on developing new varieties of grape, scientists say – and maps of the grape genome can help provide them. Disease is a constant issue for growers; but new regulations are likely to curb the use of chemical treatments. US researchers have made genome maps of more than 1,000 vine samples. […]