Sperm Counts Continue to Fall

October 12, 2018

(The Atlantic) – Men’s sperm have been decreasing in number and getting worse at swimming for some time now—and at least in the U.S. and Europe, new research says it’s getting worse. A pair of new studies unveiled this week at the Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in Denver suggest that American and European men’s sperm count and sperm motility—that is, the “swimming” ability of sperm cells—have declined in the last decade, which follows a similar, broader trend observed by many scientists over the last few decades.

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