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New podcast: Marijuana’s effects on fertility

Much is known about the destructive impact that cigarette smoking has on male and female infertility. But now, as cannabis becomes legal and marijuana use has increased by 60% within the last decade, it’s important to understand how this drug can … Continue reading

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Cannabis impacts sperm counts, motility in two generations, study finds

An intense but short-term exposure to cannabis vapor lowered sperm counts and slowed sperm movement, or motility, not only in the directly exposed male mice but also in their sons. The Washington State University study, published in the journal Toxicological Sciences, … Continue reading

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Cannabis use may reduce pregnancy chances, study finds

Women who use cannabis products could have a more difficult time conceiving a child than women who do not use marijuana, suggests a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. For each monthly cycle, women who had used … Continue reading

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Research shows that marijuana may impair female fertility

Female eggs exposed to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, have an impaired ability to produce viable embryos, and are significantly less likely to result in a viable pregnancy, according to an animal study accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, … Continue reading

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Study links marijuana with low birth weight

Pregnant women who use marijuana may be putting their babies at risk for health problems, new research suggests. A review of 24 studies found that pot use during pregnancy is potentially linked to delivering a baby with a low birth … Continue reading

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Men, don’t go to ‘pot’

Marijuana is being decriminalized in many parts of the nation, and pot smoking is much more acceptable in general than is has ever been. But that doesn’t mean it’s without risks. In fact, younger men who use it may be … Continue reading

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