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Stress during pregnancy may affect baby’s sex | more lifestyle

Pregnant women experiencing physical and psychological stress are less likely to have a boy, says a new study. “Stress can also affect the mother’s immune system, leading to changes that affect neurological and behavioural development in the foetus,” said study leader Catherine Monk, Professor at Columbia University Vagelos College in …

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Stress during pregnancy affects reproductive function in male offspring: Study | sex and relationships

Stress during early pregnancy is linked to reduced reproductive function in male offspring, a recent study suggests. The findings suggest that men, whose mothers were exposed to Restressful life during the first 18 weeks of pregnancy, may have reduced sperm counts when they become adults. The research suggested that the …

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World Hypertension Day 2019: Know about the signs, risks and treatment for hypertension

With changing lifestyles and gender roles, the impact of hypertension can be seen in both men and women. (Photo by Getty Images) Hypertension is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide. According to the National Family Health Survey, which screened 22.5 million people across India in 2017, one out of …

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Twenty-minute of ‘nature pill’ can lower stress: Study

Nature pills could be a low-cost solution to reduce the negative health impacts stemming from growing urbanisation and indoor lifestyles dominated by screen viewing. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock Images) Spending just twenty minutes in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature can significantly lower your stress levels, say scientists …

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