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Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Common Chemicals In Beauty Products Alter Women's Hormone Levels - Study Finds

FAIRFAX, Va. — Women who go heavy on the makeup may want to consider going for a more natural look. A new study finds that chemicals found in many beauty products are linked to changes in hormones. Researchers from George Mason University urge women to

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Plastics Used to Store Your Food Might Decrease Fertility

Though research done on humans is limited (and hard to draw conclusions from), what exists does suggest that plastics used to store and serve our food and drinks are having a negative impact on our health.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm | Science | Smithsonian

Seminal research reveals that sperm change their cargo as they travel the reproductive tract—and the differences can have consequences for fertility

News | The News

Nuts may boost male fertility: study

Eating nuts "significantly" boosted the number and health of sperm in young men in a scientific trial, researchers said Wednesday. The findings "support a beneficial role for chronic nut consumption in sperm quality," they said, but st

Health & Fitness | Health News

Just two MONTHS of stress can affect male sperm quality, worrying study reveals - Mirror Online

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University have found that prolonged stress, such as that experienced during military conflict, can impact sperm quality

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Baby Bust: Fertility is Declining the Most Among Minority Women | Institute for Family Studies

The United States just hit a forty-year low in its fertility rate, according to numbers just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The 2017 provisional estimate of fertility for the entire U.S. indicates about 3.84 million births i

Health & Fitness | Health

Men's Sperm Counts Are Dropping, and Scientists Don't Know Why

New research maintains that male sperm count is drastically dropping in the western world — at a rate so rapid extinction could be a possibility.

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Women struggling to get pregnant may have a safer option after this ‘big breakthrough’

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and the Center for Human Reproduction say they have grown a human egg to full maturity for the first time, offering a less risky fertilization option for some women struggling to get pregnant.

Family & Parenting | Families

Scottsdale pharmacy delivers family dreams nationwide

Each day, Integrity RX, a fertility specialty pharmacy in Scottsdale, ships packages of 15 to 20 prescriptions to patients across the country. But to Jeffrey Karp, who founded the pharmacy three years ago, each box contains more than a list of medications

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

You Asked: What Causes a Miscarriage?

A lot of factors can contribute to a miscarriage, but you probably can't control any of them.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Secret Life of Melatonin

Melatonin is a commonly used over the counter sleep aid, but this hormone's effect on fertility and puberty are powerful and not fully understood in humans. Caution should be exercised before any chronic use or using melatonin in kids.