Archive for Male Reproduction



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They knew fertility could be an issue, but no one ever told David to worry – Sydney Morning Herald

In her consultations with patients, Genea fertility specialist Dr Kate Mcllwaine says many couples assume the issue is with the female reproductive system, so it often comes as a surprise to patients when I diagnose male factor infertility.

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Fertility & Environmental Justice: A conversation with Shanna Swan and Annie Hoang – Environmental Health News

Agents of Change founder and director Dr.

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From baby blue-tongues to elephant doulas: motherhood across the animal kingdom – The Conversation AU

With Mothers Day around the corner, its a good opportunity to ask what being a mother looks like across the animal kingdom. Most of us have a solid concept of human motherhood, but in nature maternal care comes in many forms. Lets take a closer look at the diversity of ways animals provide care, to give young the best chance of success.

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John Sweeney: The Man Who Wanted to Be a Big Labor Leader – Jacobin magazine

John Sweeney, the president of SEIU and then the AFL-CIO, who died February 1, at the age of eighty-six, was a terrible public speaker. Sweeney had none of the emphatic eloquence of union leaders in US history like Eugene Debs, John L.

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Is Hannibal Lecter’s cannibalism really that bad? Well, yes, obviously, but it’s not that rare… – SYFY WIRE

It's been 30 years since The Silence of the Lambs hit theaters and 20 years since the sequel, Hannibal, came out.

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The Lockdown Showed How the Economy Exploits Women. She Already Knew. – The New York Times

In December, 156,000 women lost jobs; men gained 16,000, according to an analysis by the National Womens Law Center. But, as is usually the case, evaluating women as a general category hides something important: A further dissection of the data revealed that it was Black, Latina and Asian-American women who suffered job losses white women actually gained jobs

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Sage grouse reproduction holds steady in 2020 | Local | wyomingnews.com – Wyoming Tribune

CHEYENNE Sage grouse reproduction held steady in 2020 based on preliminary data from the wings of harvested chick and hen sage grouse, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.

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The Unknown Radicals of Black Photography – The Nation

Adger Cowans, Footsteps, 1960.

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Co-production of evidence for policies in Thailand: from concept to action – The BMJ

Viroj Tangcharoensathien and colleagues apply the triangle that moves the mountain to analyse the co-production of evidence for health policy making in Thailand Co-produced knowledge is increasingly being used to inform health policy decisions.123 In Thailand, legal provisions set out in the 2017 constitution mandate the state to convene public hearings with affected communities before approving projects which may have health and wellbeing implications.4 Public involvement in decisions about health systems is not new in Thailand and has been a part of its health systems reforms since the 1990s.5 The co-production concept known as the triangle that moves the mountain, was described in 1997 by Prawase Wasi, a highly recognised health leader in Thailand. The triangle has three power poles representing policy makers, politicians, local administrative organisations, and government services (government sector); civil society, communities, and citizens (peoples sector); and academia, think tanks, and research institutions, (knowledge sector). The core principle is that the three groups work together to achieve a common goalthat is, to move the mountain

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Markers of sperm quality found adversely affected by COVID-19 – ESHRE

An experimental study which measured markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in the sperm cells of men infected with COVID-19 found significantly higher levels than in healthy controls. Experts urge caution in interpreting results.

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Is It Safe to Work With Your Laptop on Your Lap? – InsideHook

A year ago, the number of Americans working from home stood at just under five million. These days, its up around 70 million

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Men May Be Less Fertile in The Aftermath of COVID-19 Infection, Scientists Warn – ScienceAlert

Beyond COVID-19's gruesome death toll lies a litany of medical conditions researchers are still just starting to uncover. One potential concern demanding closer scrutiny is the virus's impact on male fertility. Scientists have suspected for some time that the novel SARS virus has the potential to wreak havoc with sperm counts.

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Genetic Analysis Reveals Evolution of the Enigmatic Y Chromosome in Great Apes – SciTechDaily

Researchers have reconstructed the ancestral sequence of the great ape Y chromosome by comparing three existing (gorilla, human, and chimpanzee) and two newly generated (orangutan and bonobo) Y chromosome assemblies. The new research shows that many gene families and multi-copy sequences were already present in the great ape Y common ancestor and that the chimpanzee and bonobo lineages experienced accelerated gene death and nucleotide substitution rates after their divergence from the human lineage

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World’s Smallest Reptiles? Scientists Discover Two ‘Nano Chameleon’ Species in Northern Madagascar | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather…

The tiniest chameleon discovered from Madagascar. Scientists have discovered a new species of chameleons that is so small, it can easily fit on your fingertip! This sunflower seed-sized reptile, named Brookesia nana, was spotted from the rainforest of northern Madagascar during a German-Madagascan expedition all the way back in 2012. Its findings, however, were only recently published by one of the leading herpetologists, Frank Glaw, and his team.

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When the Bloom Is Off – Newswise

Picture a flower: what do you see? A bright and showy splash of contrasting colours

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Darwins Dim View of the Second Sex – The New York Times

Lyell found her surrounded by editors and writers for the liberal quarterly Edinburgh Review. She presided over these salons despite deafness that required visitors to all but shout into her ear trumpet.

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In a Weird Twist, Sperm Have Been Caught Poisoning Other Sperm to Get Ahead in Mice – ScienceAlert

When sperm race, it's for keeps.

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Viewpoint on sex and gender: Has the New England Journal abandoned science for woke political correctness? – Genetic Literacy Project

Two years ago, Titania McGrath, whose satirical Twitter accountregularly skewers the ideological excesses of social-justice culture,suggestedthat we should remove biological sex from birth certificates altogether to prevent any more mistakes. The joke (obvious to those who follow the culture wars closely, but perhaps obscure to those who dont) was directed at gender activists who insist that male and female designations assigned at birth are misleading (and even dangerous), since they may misrepresent a persons true gender identitythat internally felt soul-like quality that supposedly transcends such superficial physical indicia as gonads and genitalia.

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HARPER-SHIPMAN & BAKO – Black Bodies, White Spaces: The Complicit Reproduction of the African Tragedy by the Global Health Industry – The Elephant

The launch of Kongomano La Mageuzi-VUMA (KLM-VUMA) comes at a time when COVID-19 has brought home to the planet, the African continent and our country that we must reject all normality past and present and imagine new societies that are just, free, peaceful, non-militaristic, ecologically safe, egalitarian and equitable, non-racist, non-ethnic, gender-just, prosperous, and socialist. Of course, from lessons learnt over the last 100 years, socialism is being critiqued, historicised, and problematised in various creative ways. The focus seems to be on consolidating the strengths of socialism and mitigating its weaknesses.

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Is It Too Late for the Southern Resident Orcas? – Outside

L112s body washed up on the shore of Long Beach, Washington, on February 11, 2012. She was just three years old

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Specialized Leaves Keep This Plants Fruit Warm – The Scientist

In 2008, a letter arrived at the Center for Ecological Research at Kyoto University in Japan from a volunteer guide at a nature preserve in northern Honshu, asking about a strange phenomenon he had observed in a vine there.

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COVID-19 Infection Could Reduce Fertility In Males, Review Finds – IFLScience

COVID-19 may bemore than just a detriment to your health it may also reduce your chances of having childrenin the future.

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Some Covid test positive after being vaccinated. Here is why – ETHealthworld.com

The scattered reports from around the country can play like a cruel irony: Someone tests positive for the coronavirus even though they have already received one or both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine. Notable ExamplesIt has happened to at least three members of Congress recently: Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y

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In the name of cricket sex, humans need to stop making noise – KNBR

We humans tend to spread and frolic about wherever we please, a development that has been found to harm animals environments and health, and therefore ultimately our own. That may be the effect on crickets because of our constant noisemaking from traffic and other activities

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In TT, the penis has become weaponised – TT Newsday

Letters to the EditorNewsday2 Days Ago THE EDITOR: IN TT, the vagina is under attack. Not by an enemy which she has harmed, but by the very object of her affection the penis, that male organ repurposed to mash-it-up, to own, punish and kill her without remorse

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