The Sperm Counts of Western Men Have Declined Dramatically, Alarming Experts

The average Western man’s sperm count has fallen by about 60 percent in the last 38 years, sparking anxiety about what this might mean for humanity's future.

Published On 07/26/2017
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I I n 1992, scientists from Denmark published a study claiming that there had been a decline in the quality of men’s semen over the preceding 50 years. Though worries have persisted since then, it has been hard to back up this claim. Now a comprehensive new study has emerged that appears to support the research from decades ago.
Hebrew University