Environment

5 years 2 months ago

Fertility was a concept formerly applied only to the female. However, fertility is one of the few measures that reflect the joint health of two individuals, and we have only recently begun to appreciate the extent to which fertility depends on the health and environment of both the male and female partner, as well as the interaction between partners. Could infertility and environmental issues be linked. Explore this issue with Dr. Swan in her very informative article.

5 years 2 months ago

Researchers have found that perchlorate, a component of rocket fuel, interferes with the endocrine systems of fish.

5 years 2 months ago

At the annual Pediatric Academic Society meeting in May in San Francisco, they presented a report that described how a preschool-age girl, and then her kindergarten-age brother, mysteriously began growing pubic hair. These cases were not isolated; in 2004, pediatric endocrinologists from San Diego reported a similar cluster of five children.

5 years 2 months ago

New research study shows there may be a link between male infertility and cell phone use.

5 years 2 months ago

Antioxidants are sold over the counter everywhere. They're added to food, drink and face cream. But according to Prof. Nava Dekel of the Biological Regulation Department, we still don't have a complete understanding of how they act in our bodies. New research by Dekel and her team, recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), has revealed a possible unexpected side effect of antioxidants: They might cause fertility problems in females.

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