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64 -year-old woman dedicates birth to twins

Published in Odd and Fun on 22nd September 2017

( CNN) No, this isn’t ripped from the headlines of the National Enquirer. According to a hospital in Spain, a woman genuinely did give birth to twins at persons under the age of 64. According to a news release from Hospital Recoletas Burgos, a hospital in Burgos, Spain, the sextagenarian gave birth via C-section to […]

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8 health inventions transforming women’s lives around the world

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

Image: Mashable Composite: Mariko Higaki Iwai; PATH; Maternity Foundation Among the many injustices women face globally, inadequate health care is one of the most serious. In the developing world, where childbirth complications cause the death of more than 800 females every day, a lack of resources attains it impossible for women to maintain their health […]

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19 fetuses determined interred near unlicensed clinic in India

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

New Delhi( CNN) Nineteen fetuses were found interred near an unlicensed clinic by police investigating a woman’s death in Sangli, western India, authorities said Sunday. The doctor who operated the smaller clinic in Maharashtra state has since fled, police superintendent Dattatray Shinde said. “We have teams who are looking for him.” Shinde told CNN that […]

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Sorry, guys, your biological clock is also ticking | Barbara Ellen

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

New research demonstrates that its not only women who cant maintain putting off parenthood Research from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School confirms that male fertility deteriorations with age. It takes longer for older humen to get girls pregnant and theres more chance of miscarriage. It isnt simply a example of […]

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Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defect, examine says

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

( CNN) Risks of major birth defects increased in step with the severity of a mother’s obesity or overweight, a study published Wednesday in the BMJ medical periodical find. Based on these results, girls should be encouraged to adopt a healthy lifestyle and be at a normal body weight before conception, said researchers led by […]

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The real reason women freeze their eggs | Eva Wiseman

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th September 2017

Its often assumed females freeze their eggs to stop the ticking of their fertility clocks so they can fissure on with their careers. The truth is rather different, says Eva Wiseman Theres a narrative that weve been told about why women freeze their eggs, which begins with aspiration for a career and ends with them […]

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New law lets husbands sue wives to stop abortion – even in rape cases

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th September 2017

( CNN) A new Arkansas law will let a husband sue a doctor to stop his wife from getting an abortion. And it makes no exception for cases of spousal rape. The law, “ve called the” Arkansas Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Abortion Act, was passed and signed by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, and goes […]

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FDA advises ‘3-parent’ baby fertility doctor over marketing

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

( CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration has told a New York fertility doctor to stop marketing a controversial three-parent fertility treatment, which makes it possible for babies to be made from two women and a man. Zhang detailed the procedure in the journal Fertility and Sterility last year and is now marketing the […]

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I’m treating pregnant women with Zika and this is what it’s like | Christine Curry

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

Some females decide on termination. Others carry on, despite the risks. With so much about the virus still unknown, its a journey for both doctors and patients As a medical student, I recollect reading books about the early days of the HIV epidemic and wondering what it was like for physicians to take care of […]

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At-home sperm health selfies are on the rise

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

There seems to be a trend bubbling up for better tech to test a guys sperm in the privacy of his own home. A Harvard-designed sperm motility app attained headlines last week with a cheap, at-home exam, and now YO, a sperm selfie app and FD-Aapproved device, has just started shipping. Weird-moving sperm contributes to […]

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