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Chemical Watch | Nanoparticles linked to reduced sperm counts and weight loss

"Prenatal exposure to nanoparticles may adversely affect sperm production in offspring, according to a Danish study on mice. ... Meanwhile, an Indian study on mice suggests a link between daily oral exposure to silver nanoparticles and weight loss. Scientists from Utter Pradesh used transmission electron microscopy to reveal that the nanoparticles may have damaged cells in the intestine as well as intestinal glands. The study is published in Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods."

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Chemical Watch | News Item | Rodent study suggests nanoparticles may affect sperm count

"The offspring of pregnant mice exposed to titanium dioxide nanoparticles may have reduced sperm counts and take longer to have their first litter, according to a Danish study."

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