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Men: Is Your Laptop Cooking Your Testicles?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Not a good idea. Image Credit Deanwissing According to a new study published in Fertility and Sterility Journal, putting a laptop on your lap will crank up the temperature of the scrotum, which could affect fertility. Reuters Health quotes an author of the study: Millions and millions of men are using laptops now, especially those in the reproductive age range," said Dr. Yefim Sheynkin, a urologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, who led the new study. Within 10 or 15 minutes their scrotal temperature is already above what we consider safe, but they don't feel it," he added. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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