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[News release] Physical labor, hypertension and multiple meds may reduce male fertility

From the 6 March 2015 EurkAlert!

NIH-funded study analyzes data from more than 450 men attempting to conceive

Working in a physically demanding job, having high blood pressure, and taking multiple medications are among health risks that may undermine a man’s fertility, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Stanford University, Stanford, California. The study is the first to examine the relationships between workplace exertion, health, and semen quality as men are trying to conceive. The results were published online inFertility and Sterility.

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March 9, 2015 - Posted by | Medical and Health Research News | ,

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