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Fertility helped by antioxidants

19th January 2011

Researchers have suggested that antioxidants may help improve male fertility.

A review of existing data by researchers from The Cochrane Library, compared with controls, found that a couple was more likely to have a pregnancy or live birth if the man took certain vitamins or other antioxidants. Researchers looked at trials of more than 1,000 couples at fertility clinics where most of the men had low sperm counts – a condition affecting one in 12 men - though UK experts say more research is still needed.

 

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Article Information

Title: Fertility helped by antioxidants
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 17271
Date Added: 19th Jan 2011

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