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Going on a seafood diet could help you get pregnant faster

Going on a seafood diet could help you get pregnant faster

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. They found that 92-percent of the couples who ate seafood more than twice a week got pregnant within a year compared to only 79-percent of couples who ate seafood less frequently. They suggested one reason is that seafood could improve the quality of semen, embryos or ovulation. Gaskins acknowledged that seafood might not be the only cause of the correlation - couples who eat seafood may be more likely to eat a healthier diet in general.


Sleeping In On Weekends May Help You Live Longer

Sleeping In On Weekends May Help You Live Longer

There is a higher mortality risk if a person is consistently getting short (less than five hours) or long ( more than nine hours) sleep, compared to people who are consistently sleeping around six to seven hours sleep throughout the week.


Bats not primary source of Nipah, claims report

Bats not primary source of Nipah, claims report

Meanwhile, in Telangana, blood samples from two men who showed flu-like symptoms of the virus were sent for testing, a health official in Telangana said . Kozhikode, May 26 The death toll due to Nipah rose to 12 in Kerala , with one more person succumbing to the deadly virus here today. Referring to a case where a patient with viral fever was suspected to have contracted the disease, at Beliaghat ID Hospital, the health department denied that it was a Nipah virus case.


Mussels in Washington’s Puget Sound test positive for opioids, other drugs

Mussels in Washington’s Puget Sound test positive for opioids, other drugs

The mussels were contaminated because sewage from opioid consumers ended up in the sound after being treated at wastewater plants, scientists explained . Small amounts of drugs are deposited in human waste after they're ingested, which wastewater management systems struggle to completely remove, resulting in trace amounts of narcotics being dumped into oceans, according to the outlet.


Ebola patients escape quarantine in Congo, 2 found dead

Ebola patients escape quarantine in Congo, 2 found dead

A third case was traced and the patient is back under observation. Allarangar said health officials received an alert on Wednesday from Kinshasa's main hospital about a patient and had dispatched a team to investigate. "UNICEF is scaling up prevention efforts in schools across all three affected health zones, ' he said". "One associated with a funeral that took place in a neighbouring town of Bikoro; one associated with a visit to a health care facility more than 80 kilometres away in the ...