The Best Excuse Yet for Men Not to Do Housework: Household Chores Reduce Sperm Count
Science has given men the best excuse yet not to do housework: a new study has found that doing the housework could reduce the chance of men having children. However, it’s not the chores themselves that reduce sperm count: it’s the electromagnetic radiation from household appliances. The solution is obvious: men should cook and clean the old-fashioned way – without modern appliances.
It’s the get-out clause work-shy husbands have been praying for for years.
A study has found that household chores – including using a vacuum cleaner or microwave oven – could reduce a man’s chances of having children.
Researchers exposed male volunteers to electromagnetic fields – high doses of which are produced by all electrically charged objects, including refrigerators and vacuum cleaners – and found such exposure could double the risk of having poor-quality sperm. Read more