Attention: Roundup damages sperm

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Attention: Roundup damages sperm

by Jon Rappoport

July 16, 2014

www.nomorefakenews.com

GM Watch, June 13: “Roundup damages sperm—new study.”

“A new study in rats found that Roundup altered testicular function after only 8 days of exposure at a concentration of only 0.5%, similar to levels found in water after agricultural spraying…”

“The study found no difference in sperm concentration, viability and mobility, but there was an increase in abnormal sperm formation measured 2, 3, and 4 months after this short exposure.”

“Roundup was found to change gene expression in sperm cells, which could alter the balance of the sex hormones androgen and estrogen. A negative impact on sperm quality was confirmed, raising questions about impaired sperm efficiency. The authors suggested that repeated exposures to Roundup at doses lower than those used in agriculture could damage mammalian reproduction over the long term.”

The study: “An acute exposure to glyphosate-based herbicide alters…

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