Monthly Archives: August 2012

Newly-found risk of older sperm

This is an interesting overview on an article in Nature which addresses older men having children. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/health/fathers-age-is-linked-to-risk-of-autism-and-schizophrenia.html?src=me&ref=health Hope this helps.

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Want to decrease your risk of psoriasis?

Try running.  A Nurses Health Study with 116,000 patients showed that the most physically active patients decreased their risk significantly of getting psoriasis.  But, interestingly, other  forms of vigorous activities such as bicycling, swimming and playing tennis did not decrease … Continue reading

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Recurrent vaginitis has a new treatment

Bacterial vaginosis is a non-STI (sexually-transmitted infection) affecting the vagina with discharge and odor.  Women who used a probiotic vaginal suppository had fewer recurrences of bacterial vaginosis.  The suppositories contained Lactobacillus rhamnosus, L acidophilus, and Steptococcus thermophilus.  Women who ate L Acidophilus yogurt … Continue reading

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