Impact of obesity on male fertility, sperm function and molecular composition

  title={Impact of obesity on male fertility, sperm function and molecular composition},
  author={Nicole O. Palmer and Hassan W. Bakos and Tod Fullston and Michelle T Lane},
Male obesity in reproductive-age men has nearly tripled in the past 30 y and coincides with an increase in male infertility worldwide. There is now emerging evidence that male obesity impacts negatively on male reproductive potential not only reducing sperm quality, but in particular altering the physical and molecular structure of germ cells in the testes and ultimately mature sperm. Recent data has shown that male obesity also impairs offspring metabolic and reproductive health suggesting… CONTINUE READING

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