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Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children

... lines. The newly launched schemes are aimed at fathers and other groups who "may struggle to find the help they need". These include the parents of disabled children, those living in poor areas and ethnic minority groups. "We want to support those parents who seek help with bringing up their children. ...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

...m of match-making in modern China, where desperate fathers and mothers struggle to find compatible spouses for their overworked and overqualified children, a kind of parental speed-dating. Despite their desire for a potential match, these proud parents are rigorous in their search for someone they think wi...

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

...s is also one of the reasons for the decline. Many fathers do not want their son to go through the same pain they went through. The rates of drug-free labor and breast-feeding all rose during the 1980s, while the initial declines in male circumcision rates began during the 1980s as well, said Katharine Barr...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

...ve years ago everybody just talked about how their fathers made steel,'' he said. ''Now they're talking about looking forward.'' Some other cities and urban planners have taken note. One is Saginaw, Michigan, which, along with surrounding communities, has lost about 4,900 auto and other manufacturing jobs...

Men and Women With Multiple Sclerosis Equally Transmit Genetic Risk to Kids

...e findings of a recent study, which found affected fathers were more likely than affected mothers to transmit...enetic risk of MS to children with 9.41 percent of fathers transmitting MS to their children compared to 9.76 percent of mothers. "We also found there were ...

Fertility Rates Felled By Diabetes

... problems, we need to look at children of diabetic fathers to see if there is an impact on their health and we need to find the exact nature of the DNA damage, she said. She added that high levels of glucose in men with diabetes might be a cause. According to Dr Allan Pacey, senior lecturer in andrology ...

Modern Medicine Originated in Egypt, Not Greece

...ent Greeks, particularly Hippocrates, as being the fathers of medicine but our findings suggest that the ancient Egyptians were practising a credible form of pharmacy and medicine much earlier," said Dr Jackie Campbell from the university. "When we compared the ancient remedies against modern pharmaceutica...

Toddler Infected With Rare Side Effect Of Smallpox Vaccination Recovering

...ed, became ill in early March, two weeks after his fathers deployment was delayed, and he was allowed to make a trip home. Apparently, the father passed on the virus to his son, during this period. Over the next few weeks, the boy suffered kidney failure and lost most of his skin to the disease, eczema vac...

Cigarette Smoke Alters DNA in Sperm, Genetic Damage Could Pass to Offspring

...harm their fetuses, and here we show evidence that fathers can potentially damage offspring long before they may even meet their future mate.' Males, whether they are mouse or man, generate a constant supply of new sperm from self-renewing spermatogonial stem cells. Yauk, along with colleagues at Health Ca...

South African AIDS Delegates Issue Contraception Call

...omen will freely be able to negotiate safe sex and fathers will not blame mothers for their HIV infections," said the archbishop. Female condoms which have been shown to prevent HIV and also put the onus of protection onto women were not as widely available as they should be, said the declaration. "We comm...

Women Choose Their Men With Their Fathers Resemblance

... who enjoy good childhood relationships with their fathers are more likely to select partners who resemble t...ed facial measurements to give a clear view of how fathers facial features relate directly to the features of faces their daughters find attractive. The stud...

Prostate Cancer Claims More Life Than Breast Cancer

...tes. Family history plays a role as well, men with fathers or brothers who have had prostate cancer are more likely to get cancer themselves. Men who eat a diet high in red meat also have a greater risk for prostate cancer. Their intake of fruits and vegetables is almost negligible. This could also be one o...

Fertility Rates Felled By Diabetes

... problems, we need to look at children of diabetic fathers to see if there is an impact on their health and we need to find the exact nature of the DNA damage”, she said. She added that high levels of glucose in men with diabetes might be a cause. According to Dr Allan Pacey, senior lecturer in andrology...

Counseling to Mothers Against too Much Shaking of Children

...ercent of shaken baby syndrome cases are caused by fathers or other males, according to Lt. Cmdr. Maile Kalinowski, a 15-year Navy nurse. Babies who do not feed well or who are born prematurely are at higher risk of suffering from Shaken Baby Syndrome, because they tend to cry a lot more. Frustrated pare...

Want a Good Night’s Sleep- Maternity Nurses to the Rescu

...y nurse. The survey also found that 30 per cent of fathers did not get up in the night to deal with their crying baby in the first six weeks out of hospital, while 39 per cent did so less than ten times. Lazy fathers, or those who needed a good night’s sleep in order to tackle the next day in office, wer...

More US Children to Be Covered by Health Insurance

...care they need.' Steele is seeking mothers, and fathers too, to stand as lobbyists from Washington and press Congress for more funds to flow in order to support the S-CHIP. Steele is looking to urge Congress to put about $90 billion over five years into the federal budget to fund the State Children’s He...

Pregnant Smokers Raise Their Child's Risk of Stroke, Heart Attack

...Adjustment for current smoking by both mothers and fathers or the number of pack years (one "pack year" is 20 cigarettes smoked/day for one year) smoked by study participants also did not change this association. "While it is difficult to separate the problem of current smoking and smoking during pregnanc...

Gender Of Children May Be Linked To Risk Of Prostate Cancer

...hould rush off with the idea that girls give their fathers prostate cancer." PRI...

Inherited Ischaemic Stroke More Common in Women Than Men

...men to have a history of stroke in mothers than in fathers and in sisters than in brothers. Additionally, age at stroke in patients and affected siblings was shown to be correlated with age at stroke in mothers but not in fathers. These findings show that the identification of a family history of stroke in a...

Mental Disorders Strike First Time Moms More

...those who do not have children. 'Men who become fathers are, also unprotected from developing mental illnesses following parenthood and its related stress. But only 0.37 of 1000 report mental illness after becoming fathers. The first three weeks after delivery, seems to be the time when a woman is pro...

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