Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and is taken by athletes both to prevent and treat pain. They will try to find out whether the men taking lower doses of ibuprofen are also facing same hormonal effects or not, said study co-author Bernard Jégou, director of the National Institute for Research on Environmental and Occupational Health in France.
"Ibuprofen appears to be the preferred pharmaceutical analgesic for long-term chronic pain and arthritis", the research team is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail.
Down 20, Iowa comes back to beat IL in overtime
The Wolverines' mark was above their season average of 0.155, while the Fighting Illini's was below their season average of 0.265. Iowa made its first 17 free throws in the game; Bohannon and Garza had ideal nights, going 10-for-10 and 9-for-9, respectively.
Though the exact reasons for the decline are not yet known; in a recent study, researchers have linked male infertility to Ibuprofen - a common painkiller. These could include the development of congenital malformations, which is what led the researchers to wonder how the drugs would affect adults.
"Our immediate concern is for the fertility of men who use these drugs for a long time", researcher David Møbjerg Kristensen from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark told The Guardian. Inhibition of testosterone levels was found to be significant and dose-dependent after 24 and 48 hours of ibuprofen exposure (in doses which corresponded to the oral doses used in the trial). Ask the average person whether ibuprofen is risky and they'll likely say it is safe when used properly, but that may not be true. The experimental group received ibuprofen twice a day for a total of six weeks and was tested for hormone levels at two and six weeks.
Bulls plan to move Nikola Mirotic, who is 'intrigued' by Jazz
Chicago traded Jimmy Butler and bought out Dwyane Wade's contract in the summer, making Mirotic their No.1 option on offense. And besides, Mirotic still wants out of Chicago so he's likely to go somewhere.
Scientists warn that ibuprofen could be wrecking men's fertility by making their balls shrivel up.
The study was published on Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (The rest of the volunteers were given a placebo.) Within two weeks, the group of 14 had developed compensated hypogonadism, which along with lowered fertility is also associated with depression, heart failure and stroke.
In a shocking study, ibuprofen has been proven to have severe negative impact on male fertility especially on their testicles. However, long term effects of long term use of Ibuprofen may not be reversible he added. Until now, it has been primarily linked to adverse effects such as gastrointestinal bleeding, cardiovascular disorders and kidney damage.
Boca Juniors president Angelici: No Arsenal Pavon offer - for now
Arsenal are preparing move for Boca Juniors striker Cristian Pavon , according to the football transfer rumours in British media. Arsenal are thought to be holding out for a fee in the region of £30m, which would cover the signing of Pavon.