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New concerns over BPA as employees exposed to levels 70 days the average

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

A new survey has raised fresh concerns over the chemical usually found in plastic packaging, which has been linked to variety of potential health issues Health concerns over Bisphenol A( BPA ), a chemical usually found in plastic packaging and the lining of food cans, are well documented. Previous studies have linked low levels of […]

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New concerns over BPA as employees exposed to levels 70 times the average

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th November 2017

A new examine has raised fresh fears over the chemical commonly found in plastic packaging, which has been linked to variety of potential health issues Health concerns over Bisphenol A( BPA ), a chemical commonly found in plastic packaging and the lining of food cans, are well documented. Previous examines have linked low levels of […]

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

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th November 2017

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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Maternal demises worldwide declined by half, yet shocking gaps remain

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th November 2017

Study in Lancet demonstrates a womans lifetime chance of succumbing from childbirth is one in 36 in sub-Saharan Africa, compared to one in 4,900 in richer countries The number of women dying from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth has almost halved since 1990, a global report has revealed. Worldwide the annual number of maternal […]

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IVF mix-up: wrong sperm may have fertilised eggs of 26 females

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

Dozens may have had eggs fertilised by sperm cells from someone other than the aimed father, say authorities A Dutch medical institution has launched an investigation after discovering that up to 26 womens eggs may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm at its IVF laboratory. A procedural mistake between mid-April 2015 and mid-November 2016 […]

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Most of Northern Ireland strongly backs abortion law reform, survey discovers

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

Three in four people back legal abortions for women pregnant through rape or incest and in situations of fatal foetal abnormalities A large majority of Northern Irelands population are in favour of reforming the regions strict anti-abortion laws and back legal terminations for women induced pregnant through sexual violence, a new survey has found. Nearly […]

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Sperm counts among western humen have halved in last 40 years- study

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th November 2017

Reasons for the shocking drop are unclear, say researchers, and represent a huge and forgot area of public health Sperm countings among men have more than halved in the last 40 years, research suggests, although the drivers behind the deterioration remain unclear. The latest findings reveal that between 1973 and 2011, the concentration of sperm […]

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Porn in the classroom? Here’s why it induces sense | Jenni Murray

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th November 2017

We have a choice: either let young people learn their lessons from online pornography, or intervene What a cat I set among the pigeons last week by suggesting, in answer to a question about pornography at a literary celebration, that it should be considered suitable for pupils to watch and analyse this material in schools. […]

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IVF mix-up: incorrect sperms may have fertilised eggs of 26 girls

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

Dozens may have had eggs fertilised by sperm cells from someone other than the aimed father, say authorities A Dutch medical institution has launched an investigation after was found that up to 26 womens eggs may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm at its IVF laboratory. A procedural error between mid-April 2015 and mid-November […]

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This photo sums up Trump’s assault on women’s rights | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

After a weekend of inspiring protest, we had to watch the worlds most powerful man sign away the reproductive rights of women in developing countries Look at these men. Seem at them. Met around the most powerful man in the world a man who has openly boasted of sexual assault, who refers to a vulva […]

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