Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 18 February 2011 Skeleton regulates male fertility Study provides first evidence that bone plays a role in reproduction. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development A study provides the first evidence that bone plays a role in reproduction. Until now, interactions between bone and the reproductive system have focused only on the influence of gonads on the build-up of bone mass. NEXT ON HEALTH24X A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids 2018-08-28 13:00 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Far-UVC light can kill 99.9% of airborne coronaviruses in 25 minutes, a study shows Medical Covid-19: The touching story of nurse Angy Rabothatha Medical Covid-19: Seven lessons from the Western Cape Medical Coronavirus morning update: Latest on Covid-19 treatments in SA, and lost test samples Fitness Being a copy-cat might make it easier to achieve fitness goals Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.