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Bad Sperm in Israel--We Know Why

Sperm quality is down everywhere, and the suspected causes range from estrogen in our drinking water to pesticides, but Israel worse off than other developed countries. This is a real problem for women...
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Fertility Drugs Produce Shorter Kids

Among children born full term, those conceived with the help of fertility drugs are slightly shorter than naturally conceived children but overall are physically healthy.

Researcher Tim Savage says, "Reassuringly, these children remained well within the normal height range for both their sex and age."
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A Father With 150 Kids

In-vitro fertilization, or IVF, is becoming common today as potential parents grow older, but there aren't enough sperm donors to go around. The result? Families whose children are all related, through their fathers.

One investigator found that one sperm...
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