Physically Tough Jobs May Harm a Man's Fertility: Study

March 9, 2015 6:00 PM

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MONDAY, March 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hard physical work, high blood pressure and taking multiple medications are among the factors that may lower sperm quality and make men less fertile, new research finds.

"Nearly 15 percent of American couples do not get pregnant within their first year of trying," and male infertility plays a major role, study senior author Germaine Buck Louis, director of the division of intramural population health research at the U.S. National Institute of Child Health and Human ...

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