Scientists have created a device and application giving people a cheaper and more private method to analyze their reproductive health

Scientists based in Boston have created a prototype application for males to test the fertility of their sperm using their smartphone, granting them the chance of avoiding a costly visit to a laboratory. The team published their findings to the Science Translational Medicine journal.

Heterosexual couples interested in having a child should know that men should get checked out for infertility as much as women, as one-third of infertility cases turn out to be due to male infertility. The most common checkout procedure involves a semen analysis. In this procedure, the doctor receives a sample from the patient and evaluates the sperm's count, shape, appearance, and mobility.

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