Can Drugs Lower Sperm Count? – Cleveland Clinic

If you’re dreaming of becoming a parent, it’s important to know that certain drugs, both legal and illegal, can have a negative effect on your fertility. Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy Urologist Sarah Vij, …

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Rising air pollution can affect unborn babies, pregnant women need to take care: Experts

As the air quality deteriorates in Delhi-NCR, health experts are of the view that air pollution can negatively affect pregnancy, possibly leading to preterm birth, a low birth weight, stillbirth, or congenital abnormalities. The AQI is constantly dipping into a very poor and severe category in the capital region, with doctors advising expecting mothers to …

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Air pollution during pregnancy linked to delay in children’s gross motor neurodevelopmental milestones

A recent study in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology has linked exposure to tiny particles of air pollution-; called fine particulate matter-; during pregnancy to delays in children’s gross motor, fine motor, and personal–social development. The study from Taiwan included 17,683 full-term infants without congenital malformations who were assessed through home interviews at 6 months …

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Deaf children have a higher risk of developing emotional well-being issues, study suggests

Research from Queen’s University Belfast suggests that deaf children are more at risk of developing mental health and emotional wellbeing issues compared to children who can hear. The research report ‘The Emotional Wellbeing of Deaf Children and Young’ by Dr Bronagh Byrne and Dr Catherine McNamee, from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social …

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Kenyan Musician Gets Mzungu Wife Pregnant Weeks after Colourful Wedding

A Kenyan musician who recently walked down the aisle with his Mzungu wife has announced they are expecting a child. Pharry K’s wife, Christina Muller, is expectant. Photos: Pharry K.Source: UGC Pharry K, German wife expecting child Pharry K, a country musician from Kisii county, told TUKO.co.ke that his German wife, Christina Muller, is pregnant. …

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Brothers Osborne’s John Osborne Details ‘Long’ IVF Journey to Wife’s Pregnancy with Twins (Exclusive)

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Duke scientists join team involved in the first use of fetal therapy for Pompe disease

Experts at Duke Health were among a multi-national team involved in treating a fetus for infantile-onset Pompe disease using an enzyme replacement therapy – a first in the world. The case, reported online Nov. 9 in the New England Journal of Medicine, highlights the potential for introducing a therapy for Pompe disease prior to birth. …

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