Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Short the French: Fecundity Edition

 Thanks to a reader.
From France 24:
French sperm count 'falls by a third' 
French men are not as fertile as they used to be, according to a new study. And not only are they producing less semen, but the sperm is of a lower quality at that.

Researchers found that the sperm count in French men fell by nearly a third between 1989 and 2005, at a rate of about 1.9 percent a year. The study, published in the Oxford journal Human Reproduction, tested semen samples from more than 26,000 men from across the country....MORE