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Do women’s periods synchronise when they spend time together?

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th January 2018

A study carried out by a fertility app and Oxford University says not, but still the myth endures Talk to a woman about her period and she will probably give you an example of the time her cycle aligned with a friend, partner, colleague or family member. Many of us have noticed that the closer […]

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What I’m really thinking: the woman trying for a newborn

Published in Odd and Fun on 16th January 2018

The last thing you should say to a woman who is desperately trying to have a baby is, Try not to think about it. Its all we think about Read more: www.theguardian.com

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Uterus transplants:’ My sister gave me her womb’

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th January 2018

Lolita Wsterlund is one of the first women in the world to have a uterine transplanting. Now this pioneering surgery is coming to Britain. By Tim Lewis Moments after giving birth, her son has still not been in her arms, Lolita Wsterlund had an urgent fear. Does he have a really big snout? she near […]

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How Beyonce’s Instagram pregnancy stimulates her a modern fertility goddess

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th January 2018

The latest images from eight months of fabulous photo ops indicate the singer at her push party wearing west African wax publishes and a tie-dye bikini, with a henna tattoo on her naked belly Pregnancy, so they say, is a magical period. And, in a world where nothing happens unless it happens on social media, […]

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Uterus transplantings:’ My sister gave me her womb’

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th January 2018

Lolita Wsterlund is one of the first women in the world to have a uterine transplanting. Now this pioneering surgery is coming to Britain. By Tim Lewis Moments after giving birth, her son has still not been in her arms, Lolita Wsterlund had an urgent anxiety. Does he have a really big snout? she near […]

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Able semen: sperm has a shelf life, too( even if Mick Jagger is still going strong)

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th January 2018

The rapid decline in womens fertility as they age is well known but what about men and their sperm? Read the fine print and the answer becomes less clear Some weeks ago, a sperm cell( lets call this little guy Vince) fused with an egg and resulted in a pregnancy. What makes Vince a newsworthy […]

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Life expectancy rises 10 years across world, but more suffer in old age

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th January 2018

As Aids and malaria deaths drop, 70% of deaths are now caused by cancers that often have lifestyle origins, survey finds Life expectancy has increased by 10 years across the globe in the past 35 years, thanks in part to efforts to treat infectious diseases such as Aids and malaria, but diet, obesity and drug […]

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The man who may have secretly fathered 200 children

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th January 2018

When Esther-Louise Heijs son asked if she could trace his genetic parent, she began a battle to find out whether she was deluded by her late physician, Jan Karbaat, who is suspected of fathering up to 200 of his patients children Twenty five years ago, when she was 35, Esther-Louise Heij made two decisions that […]

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What I’m really thinking: the woman trying for a baby

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th January 2018

The last thing you should say to a woman who is desperately trying to have a newborn is, Try not to think about it. Its all we think about Read more: www.theguardian.com

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‘ It tears every part of your life away ‘: the truth about male infertility

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th January 2018

Men are facing a fertility crisis, so why is most practical and emotional support offered to couples struggling to conceive is targeted at women? James and Davina D’Souza met and fell in love in their early 20 s. They got married five years later, and three years afterwards had saved enough to buy a family […]

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