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

Father’s smoking is linked to a shorter reproductive lifespan in daughters as well as a lower sperm count in sons, says study. (Source: File Photo) 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 ...

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Here’s why mothers prefer daughters and fathers prefer sons | sex and relationships

A recent study suggests that mothers tend to prefer daughters and fathers prefer sons. Designed to test the impact of parental resources on offspring sex preferences, the research showed that women prefer and are more likely to invest in their daughters and men in their sons. Specifically, the authors sought ...

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Father’s age can play a role in pregnancy outcome, baby’s health | sex and relationships

Father’s age can play a role in pregnancy outcome, baby’s health | sex and relationships

While women, for years, have been encouraged not to put off having children until their late 30s and 40s, a new study says that infants of older fathers are more likely to be less healthy at birth. The study explored that although the absolute risks remain low, there is a ...

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Father’s lifestyle can have impact on kids’ health in adulthood: Study

By: IANS | New York | Updated: October 23, 2018 3:52:18 pm The findings of the research explored that paternal exercise had a significant impact on the metabolic health of offspring well into their adulthood. (Source: File Photo) For men planning to start a family, hitting the gym can help ...

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Skip the dad bod, as fathers’ fitness levels impact health of children | fitness

Recent studies have linked development of type 2 diabetes and impaired metabolic health to the parents’ poor diet, and there is increasing evidence that fathers play an important role in obesity and metabolic programming of their offspring. In a new study led by Kristin Stanford, of The Ohio State University ...

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Father’s nicotine exposure linked to child’s poor cognition: Study

By: IANS | New York | Published: October 21, 2018 11:39:55 am The study found that changes in the father’s sperm exposed to nicotine led to problems in genes that play a role in memory and learning. (Source: File Photo) While women have long been warned about the dangers of ...

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Father’s obesity during adolescence can increase asthma risk for offspring | fitness

Males who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma as an adult, and for their future offspring. An international EU-study (ALEC), including researchers from the Centre for International Health at the University of Bergen, have found that the period between the age of ...

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Chef Ajay Chopra is on a mission to help fathers create distinct flavours

Chef Ajay Chopra is on a mission to help fathers create distinct flavours

In Hyderabad to promote his YouTube series The Big Daddy Chef, Ajay Chopra watched in fascination as 18 couples, their children in tow, walked into Oakridge International School. While the wives sat among the audience, the husbands wore aprons, picked up their ladles and proceeded to whip up delicacies. “Some ...

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A father’s plea: Please help me give my son the future he deserves

Updated: July 25, 2018 7:05:41 pm Sushant, six-month-old, was diagnosed with Thalassemia Major and has been undergoing blood transfusions every 15 days. Sushant, my son, was six months old when he was diagnosed with Thalassemia Major. For the past 9 years, he has been undergoing blood transfusions every 15 days. ...

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Criticising fathers can hamper their parenting quality

By: IANS | New York | Updated: June 19, 2018 4:40:27 pm A recent study finds that constantly criticizing the father can hamper their parenting. (Source: Pixabay) If you are new to parenthood then supporting each other is the key to becoming better parents. A new study suggested that a ...

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