Hagai Levine

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A more accurate read is now possible on declining sperm counts. Photograph shows the beginning of fertilisation as a single sperm combines with an ovum

Although falling male sperm counts have been reported in the developed world since 1992, the first systematic review and meta-analysis of sperm count (...)

Dr Hagai Levine, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who co-led the research, said the  study “is an urgent wake-up call for researchers and health authorities around the world to investigate the causes of the sharp ongoing drop in sperm count, with the goal of prevention.” Photograph: Hebrew University/PA

Sperm counts of Western men are in a “shocking” downward spiral that poses a potential threat to fertility in industrialised countries, a major study (...)