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Sperm Counts Have Plummeted Among Western Men, Scientists Confirm

Sperm Counts Have Plummeted Among Western Men, Scientists Confirm

Image: Shutterstock Something weird is going on with human sperm production. For decades, scientists have warned that sperm counts are dropping among Western men, but no one has really been able to prove it. In what is now the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, scientists have presented…

This Artificial Womb Could Revolutionise The Way We Treat Premature Babies 

This Artificial Womb Could Revolutionise The Way We Treat Premature Babies 

Incubators and ventilators are invaluable when treating extremely premature infants, but they’re a far cry from the cosy confines of a mother’s womb. In an effort to create an environment that more closely approximates the real thing, researchers have now developed an artificial womb that could dramatically reduce mortality and…

Males Born Through Popular Reproductive Technique Have Low Sperm Counts

Males Born Through Popular Reproductive Technique Have Low Sperm Counts

A popular fertility treatment introduced in the early 1990s has been linked to low sperm counts in men born from the procedure. Scientists aren’t entirely sure why this is happening, but it’s entirely possible that fathers are passing their fertility issues down to the next generation.