Cocktail of chemical pollutants linked to falling sperm quality in research
The Guardian Exclusive: Study finds people have ‘astonishing’ levels of compounds thought to disrupt hormones
A cocktail of chemical pollutants measured in people’s bodies has been linked to falling semen quality by new research.
Chemicals such as bisphenols and dioxins are thought to interfere with hormones and damage sperm quality, and the study found combinations of these compounds are present at “astonishing” levels, up to 100 times those considered safe.
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