A Cambridge University study has found that the more sex partners students have, the lower their grades, the Daily Mail reports.

The online study was published in the student magazine Varsity and compiled results based on more than 1,000 Cambridge University students’ answers.

It found that medical students were among those with the most sexual partners, on average eight, in contrast to mathematicians, who had the least, with almost half being virgins.

"It's obvious that the mathematicians haven't found the winning formula yet," said Mark Fletcher, Students Union president at Cambridge. "But it's good to see that Doctors and Nurses is still a popular game."

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