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Study links air pollution with reduced sperm production in mice

Exposure to tiny air pollution particles may lead to reduced sperm production, suggests new research in mice that was presented at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans in March. “Infertility rates are increasing around the world, … Continue reading

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Study shows household contaminants cut male fertility

New research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests that environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs. There has been increasing concern over … Continue reading

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Clear the air for healthy babies

Researchers in China noticed that babies born around the 2008 Beijing Olympics tended to weigh more at birth than those born in the years before and after the games. They wanted to find out why, and the reason may be … Continue reading

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Can “fracking” lead to infertility?

Yes, say researchers who conducted the largest review to date of data centered on the byproducts of “unconventional oil and gas” (UOG) operations, which combine directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing—or “fracking”—and their effects on human reproductive and developmental health. The … Continue reading

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