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October 2017
Sperm counts, testicular cancers, and the environment
Editorial published in in British Medical Journal by EDMaRC researcher Niels E Skakkebæk (link to BMJ editorial).
 
September 2017
Two EDMaRC Ph.D dissertation defences
In September 2017 two EDMaRC Ph.D students successfully defended their dissertations at the University of Copenhagen. 
September 27th
Anders Rehfeld: Do endocrine disrupting chemicals affect human sperm cell function?
This dissertation on direct effects of environmental chemicals on human sperm cell function in vitro is based on three original publications . A short summary of the dissertations can be read here.
Anders Rehfeld's work has drawn the attention of both national Danish as well as international media including an article on CNN health in 2016.

September 29th
Loa Nordcap: Are stress and adrenal gland activity associated with semen quality and reproductive hormones in men?
A short summary of the dissertation can be read here.
 
July 2017
New study shows a 50-60% decline in sperm counts among men in Western countries over the last 40 years
EDMaRC researcher Niels Jørgensen is one of the co-authors of a new systematic review and meta-regression analysis on temporal trends in sperm count, which recently was published in Human Reproduction Update. The study found a 50-60% decline in sperm counts between 1973 and 2011 among men unselected by fertility from Western Countries (see abstract here). The paper received attention from several media including BBC and CNN
Data from EDMaRC study on male reproductive health were included in the meta analysis.




 
 
 
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