Birth Control in Drinking Water: A Fertility Catastrophe in the Making?

Fish struggle to fertilize eggs three generations after exposure to contraceptive hormone, raising questions about the effects on humans. CELESTE McGOVERN WASHINGTON — A recent report from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) found that birth-control hormones excreted by women, flushed into waterways and eventually into drinking water can also impact fish fertility up to three […]

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Is This Killing Your Sperm? Scientists Identify a Common Toxin Linked to Infertility

  Does aluminum, a toxic metal that has become so common it can found in things we eat and use everyday, have an impact on sperm count? Does it contribute to low sperm production among other ailments?  Falling sperm counts and rising infertility are phenomena that have been observed for decades in the developed world. […]

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