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Men, we need to talk about sperm | Geeta Nargund

Stories of older celebrity fathers belie the truth. There is a male biological clock, and we have to break the taboo around it Infertility has for far too long been treated as an all-female ...

New Zealand paper names and shames every drink-driver at tourist ‘party town’

Queenstown paper puts names of 100 people on front page amid concern the town, which attracts 2 million tourists a year, is bucking drink-drive trend A newspaper in New Zealand has ...

US army veterans find peace in protecting rhinos from poaching

In northern South Africa, former soldiers are fighting both the illegal wildlife trade and the twin scourges of unemployment and PTSD The sun has set over the scrubby savannah. The ...

Robot hearts: medicines new frontier

The long read: From bovine valves to electrical motors and 3-D printed hearts, cardiologists are forging ahead with techologies once dismissed as crazy ideas On a cold, bright January ...

How Alzheimers took my brilliant dad, Lord Goodhart, in increments

Benjie Goodharts dad, the Lib Dem peer Lord Goodhart, was a fervent European who cherished his American roots. But as the world hed fought for turned to dust, he was oblivious hit ...

Amsterdam mayor opens brothel run by prostitutes: ‘It’s a whole new model’

The so-called municipal brothel opening today isnt quite that but rather a city council initiative to enable prostitutes to run their own brothel in a bid to improve work conditions In ...

Postnatal depression I felt disembodied for so long but suddenly I was back in my own body

Jessica Friedmann talks to Viv Groskop about the terrifying years she experienced after the birth of her son Jessica Friedmann thought she was managing well after the birth of her ...

Italian court rules mobile phone use caused brain tumour

Court awards pension to employee who claimed work-related use of a mobile led to him developing a benign tumour An Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile ...

New drug cuts ‘bad’ cholesterol by 60% on average, reducing heart attack risk

Trial of 27,000 patients found that those taking drug evolocumab saw their levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol fall A new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting ...

Long-winded speech could be early sign of Alzheimer’s, says study

Research finds distinctive language deficits in people with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/21/long-winded-speech-could-be-early-sign-of-alzheimers-says-study

Footballers could be at risk of dementia from blows to the head, study suggests

Findings show potential link between repeated sub-concussive head impacts and degenerative disease, although no clear link to football established Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/feb/15/footballers-could-be-at-risk-of-dementia-from-blows-to-the-head-study-suggests

Successful male contraceptive gel trial brings new form of birth control closer

Designed to be a reversible and less invasive form of vasectomy, Vasalgel has been found to work reliably in primates A male contraceptive gel has been found to work reliably in a ...
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