Sperm count 50% lower in men whose fathers smoke: Study

London, Nov 26 While studies have repeatedly linked maternal smoking during pregnancy with reduced sperm count in male children, a new research showed that men whose fathers smoked at the time of pregnancy also had 50 per cent lower count of sperms than those with non-smoking fathers.

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This natural sugar supplement could help fight cancer

London, Nov 24 Mannose — a nutritional supplement — found naturally in fruits such as cranberries can aid in slowing the growth of tumours and improve cancer treatment, a study has shown.

The findings showed that mannose enhanced the effects of chemotherapy in mice with multiple types of cancer including leukaemia, osteosarcoma…

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Orange juice, leafy greens may preserve memory in older men

New York, Nov 23 Men who eat leafy greens, dark orange and red vegetables, berries and drink orange juice may be at a lower risk of developing memory loss in older age, according to a study

The findings showed that men who ate larger amounts of fruits and vegetables 20…

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Anabolic steroids may raise risk of premature death in men

London, Nov 22 Men who use androgenic anabolic steroids such as testosterone may face a higher risk of early death, warns a new study.

Mortality was three times higher amongst users of anabolic steroids — steroidal androgens that include natural ones like testosterone as well as synthetic — compared to non-users…

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Depression linked to increased risk of irregular heartbeat: Study

London, Nov 21 Depressed people could be at an increased risk of developing irregular heartbeat, says a study.

Anti-depressants have been previously linked with some serious, but rare heart rhythm disturbances, prompting the question of whether they might also raise the risk of atrial fibrillation.

However, in the study…

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