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Study finds increased fertility for women with Neanderthal gene

File this one under “who knew?” According to a study published in Molecular Biology and Evolution by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany and Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, one in three women in Europe inherited the receptor … Continue reading

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Dads have hormones, too

While women’s hormonal fluctuations during pregnancy are well known, new research shows that men experience swings of their own as their partner’s pregnancy progresses. “There are hormonal changes going on with men as well, and they occur earlier than other … Continue reading

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Fracking: a danger to fertility

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it’s commonly known, is a way to drill for natural gas trapped in rocks. The process is highly controversial, and opponents worry about potential health dangers from the many toxic chemicals used to get to … Continue reading

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Fertility hormones pose no heart risk

Hormone treatments for menopause have been linked to several health risks, including cardiovascular disease. But women who receive hormones for fertility treatment don’t have the same problem, new research finds. In fact, Canadian women who used fertility therapy actually ended … Continue reading

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