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Environmental Disruptors and Fertility

The global rise in human infertility due to environmental toxicants is gaining attention in both scientific research as well as mainstream media. As the number of toxic synthetic chemical production increases (currently over 80,000) at an alarming rate for use in commerce, both female and male fertility declines. In North America alone, approximately 1 in…

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September 20, 2019

Fertility, Pesticides and B Vitamins May Help

B vitamins may help counteract a common pesticide’s detrimental effects on fertility According to new research at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, women who have adequate levels of B vitamins are more likely to get pregnant and stay pregnant even with high levels of the common pesticide DDT, which is known to have…

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April 14, 2015

The Decline in Male Fertility

Scientists Puzzle Over Declining Sperm Counts; a ‘Crisis’ or Not Enough Data? Are today’s young men less fertile than their fathers were? It’s a controversy in the fertility field, with some experts raising the alarm over what some are calling a “sperm crisis” because they believe men’s sperm counts have been decreasing for a decade…

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May 14, 2014