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Study finds male sperm count has halved since 1973

by Futures Centre, Oct 8
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A study published in July 2017 from Hebrew University and Mount Sinai medical school has found that sperm counts in men from the United States, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have fallen by more than 50% from 1973-2011. The paper was a meta-analysis by a team of epidemiologists, clinicians, and researchers that culled data from 185 studies, which examined semen from almost 43,000 men. The study found that both the sperm count per millimetre and total sperm count has been declining with no evidence of this trend levelling off.

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