Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls

August 2010
Fertility Weekly;8/16/2010, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study which examines the impact of human exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on male reproduction. Researchers in the U.S. have analyzed various epidemiological studies on the relationship between the semen quality and PCB exposure. The results have shown that exposure to PCBs at any level may alter human fertility because of its negative effects on sperm DNA integrity, hormone levels and semen quality.


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