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Fertility

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Roundup herbicide damages sperm

Exposure to even low doses of Roundup – the herbicide used widely on GM crops – has the potential to damage fertility in men


13 June, 2014
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Higher cholesterol linked to lower fertility

High cholesterol isn’t just bad for your heart, if both partners have high levels it could make it harder for you to get pregnant as well


29 May, 2014
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Health risks for women and men from industrial chemicals

Two new studies have linked industrial chemicals to breast cancer and damaged sperm – how many more before we take this stuff seriously?!


15 May, 2014
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Carotenoid-rich foods link to healthier sperm

You might not think of them as superfoods, but carrots and other carotenoid-rich vegetables can boost male fertility, according to a new study


5 November, 2013
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Fertility problems? A big breakfast could help

In women with PCOS, fertility problems could be improved simply by changing the timing of their main meal of the day


2 October, 2013
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Phthalates shown to reduce fertility and IVF success

Exposure to hormone-disrupting phthalates, used in scented products, nail varnishes and other cosmetics, could lower the chances of getting pregnant


16 July, 2013
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Get some sun to help reduce risk of uterine fibroids

Adequate vitamin D, from sun or supplements, can dramatically reduce the risk of uterine fibroids, say researchers


18 April, 2013
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As TV time goes up, sperm count goes down

Here’s one to watch: too much time sitting in front of the TV can adversely affect sperm counts, researchers have found


18 March, 2013
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Fatty foods can damage men’s fertility

Too much saturated fat can reduce a man’s sperm count by nearly 40% say Danish researchers


24 January, 2013
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Healthy fats in walnuts give men a fertility boost

Walnuts are a good plant-based source of omega 3 fatty acids that can help promote healthy sperm


30 August, 2012
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