Artificial testicle could treat male infertility

Artificial testicle could help infertile men father children by creating sperm from stem cells Fertility device in development after funding approved Aim is to 're-create testicle in an artificial environment' Experts say product will be ready in the next five to seven years Baby joy: Infertile men could be able to have children in a few years after scientists revealed they are trying to create sperm cells in an artificial testicle An artificial testicle that produces human sperm could help solve male infertility, say scientists. A team, led by specialist Dr Paul Turek from San Francisco, have been given the go ahead to create the device after receiving a substantial grant. Scientists have tried to create sperm cells before but have only managed to complete three-quarters of the process in the laboratory

Stepping Hill hospital: Police arrest male nurse, 46, at hospital where saline poisoning patients died

Police arrest male nurse, 46, at hospital where saline poisoning patients died Stepping Hill hospital in Stockport centre of investigation since July 2011 A 46-year-old male nurse has been arrested by Greater Manchester Police investigating the poisoning of patients at Stepping Hill Hospital. The arrest came as it emerged that the death of an 82-year-old man on New Year's Eve is also now being investigated as his medicines were contaminated. His is now the fourth death being investigated by police working on the inquiry