Laptops A Hot Fertility Issue

by Jon Henshaw

According to a new study from fertility researchers at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, laptops can make men infertile by heating up their scrotum when the computer is on their lap.

The potential risk comes from the heat generated by the laptop computer and the close position of one’s thighs when balancing the computer on one’s lap, the researchers found. This heat is transferred to the scrotum, where the temperature can rise several degrees, putting users within the danger zone for testicular dysfunction.

Full Story @ Wired.com

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