Vitamins and sperm

November 1996
Second Opinion;Nov96, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p4
Reports on the finding that excessive vitamin C intake will keep sperm count up and productive. Decrease in sperm motility and sperm counts by a high level of oxidants in mice.


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