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Study: marijuana can cause infertility in men

As more states legalize marijuana, a new study by a Tulane University researcher has a warning for would-be dads. Smoking weed regularly may harm a man’s fertility. Researchers from Tulane and the University of Washington found a connection between low semen volume … 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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Marijuana impairs male fertility, study finds

“Marijuana is the most consumed illicit drug in the world, with approximately 200 million users, considered by many as an inoffensive and relaxing habit,” the authors of a recent study in the Journal of Urology write. They wanted to study … 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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Pot and pregnancy don’t mix

The legalized use of marijuana for medical or recreational purposes is spreading throughout the country, but it still poses health risks. That’s why the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recently recommended that doctors discourage pregnant women from using … 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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Marijuana linked to stillbirth

Marijuana has been legalized or decriminalized in many areas of the nation, and the overall attitude to the drug is becoming more relaxed. But that doesn’t mean it’s safe for everyone. Women who are pregnant, or hope to become pregnant, … Continue reading

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