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More Evidence Of Link Between Reproductive System And Aging




Biologists from Brown University have found that eliminating germline stem cells (the cells that make eggs and sperm) lengthens the life of fruit flies and alters the insects’ insulin production. Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers say their findings indicate that molecular signals from the reproductive system affect aging […]




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Reproductive Problems Linked To High Plasticiser Levels




Phthalates, widely used as plasticisers, have for some time been connected with rising infertility rates in men. These substances are relatively common and are considered highly hazardous to human health because they disrupt the hormonal balance and impair reproduction and development. What has not been clear up to now is the amount of phthalates that […]




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