The first report of the fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) was made in 1973 by Jones and Smith. A lot of focus and advice since has been given to expectant mothers. But what about fathers? Does men’s health and behavior pre-conception impact on fetal development? Specifically, does paternal alcohol consumption pre-conception affect fetal development? Short answer, yes.
How does Covid-19 cause fungal infections? During the deadly second wave of coronavirus in India, we have seen a sudden rise in reported 'black fungus' cases. What is black fungus? Why has the second wave of Covid-19 led to a rise in black fungus cases? And what can be done to prevent this from happening in the future?
A recent study reported that ‘plant-based’ diets had a lower risk of developing moderate-to-severe COVID-19. This large study involved 2884 front-line healthcare workers from six countries. The plant-based group had a much lower percentage (9.8% vs 24.3%) of moderate-severe disease in participants who had Covid-19. Does this mean that we should consider a plant-based diet to protect from Covid-19?
Did you know many everyday plastics are water soluble? So that plastic you see around you: It's inside you. And it may be affecting your health, especially your reproductive health. Find out how.