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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 04:54 AM

 

Biggest-ever study confirms drastic decline in male reproductive health.

The reproductive health of the average male is in sharp decline, the world's largest study of the quality and concentration of sperm has found.

Between 1989 and 2005, average sperm counts fell by a third in the study of 26,000 men, increasing their risk of infertility. The amount of healthy sperm was also reduced, by a similar proportion.

The findings confirm research over the past 20 years that has shown sperm counts declining in many countries across the world. Reasons ranging from tight underwear to toxins in the environment have been advanced to explain the fall, but still no definitive cause has been found.

The worldwide fall in sperm counts has been accompanied by a rise in testicular cancer rates have doubled in the last 30 years and in other male sexual disorders such as undescended testes, which are indicative of a "worrying pattern", scientists say.

http://www.alternet.org/personal-health/scientists-warn-sperm-count-crisis?akid=9760.216352.O2wp2S&rd=1&src=newsletter755734&t=11&paging=off

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Reply Biggest-ever study confirms drastic decline in male reproductive health. (Original post)
HiPointDem Dec 2012 OP
MrYikes Dec 2012 #1
Berlum Dec 2012 #2
safeinOhio Dec 2012 #3
union_maid Dec 2012 #4
MrSlayer Dec 2012 #5
leftyohiolib Dec 2012 #6

Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 05:07 AM

1. It's probably just my age but,

I just can't seem to be able to count those little suckers very well anymore. They keep wigglin.

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Mon Dec 10, 2012, 05:33 AM

2. Crappy mutant industrio-chemicals polluting every-freaking-where

is dangerous & ill-advised in ways both gross and subtle.

Industrio-chem residue in the air, water, soil and food = Mutant, impotent men. Eventually.

Mutant impotent men = Proles. Eventually.

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:02 AM

3. When will ole Pat Robertson

blame this on Gods' punishment for the gay?

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:09 AM

4. I think we have to go with toxins as a cause

Underwear changes - so to speak. Toxins just seem to increase.

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 06:14 AM

5. Nature's way of saying "There are too many people."?

 

Could be, because there certainly are.

There will be a near extinction event in the next few hundred years if we keep it up.

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Response to HiPointDem (Original post)

Mon Dec 10, 2012, 07:59 AM

6. that will cure the global climate change. no people no problem

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