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Fathers For You News
TUESDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) — People whose fathers or grandfathers started having children at a later age may live longer, according to a new study. Northwestern University researchers looked at telomere length in people in the Philippines. Telomeres are bits of DNA that protect the ends of chromosomes from deterioration. Longer telomeres appear to […]
Fathers For You News
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) — Men who get moderate amounts of exercise have better sperm motility than men who are less or more physically active, a new study finds.   Motility refers to the sperm’s ability to swim and move towards an egg, an important factor in fertility. The study by researchers at Yamaguchi […]
Fathers For You News
TUESDAY, Sept. 27 (HealthDay News) — Men may need to begin colon cancer screening earlier than women, new research suggests. The study found that men were far more likely to have potentially precancerous lesions (also called polyps or adenomas) in their colon — 24.9 percent of men compared to 14.8 percent of women — and […]
Baby News Fathers News
MONDAY, March 14 (HealthDay News) — Depressed dads are more likely to shortchange their children and use physical punishment, even on tots who are still crawling, new research suggests. A study involving fathers of 1-year-olds found they were more likely to spank and less likely to read to their youngsters than mentally healthy fathers. “Depressive […]
Baby News Fathers News
Giving men an outlet for their fears and worries about childbirth, parenthood will be good for the whole family, study finds.  FRIDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News)– Men need more support before and after their child is born, new research suggests. Although men interviewed said they were happy to attend childbirth classes for their partner’s sake, […]
Fathers For You General
Does your man experience morning sickness — is he growing man boobs, a belly and craving pickles? But wait a minute, you’re the pregnant one.  If you answered yes to all these questions, then it is very likely that your man may just be experiencing Couvade syndrome – also known as sympathetic pregnancy.  This rare […]
Fathers For You General
Gone are the days when dads could laze around all day while mom took care of the baby. The only time dads were usually included, was right at the beginning – during the baby making process. But things have changed a great deal since then. Nowadays new dads need just as many tools as moms […]
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