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Nov 15, 2010
Using personal lubricants when trying to conceive may actually lower your chances for successful conception, Swiss researchers say.
In fact, the study funded by Hygis company in Switzerland, found that only Pre-Seed lubricant, one out of four non-spermicidal lubricants tested, was safe to use if you want to get pregnant.

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May 02, 2012
When you look through rose-tinted glasses life indeed seems better, especially when you suffer from dreadful migraines. The recent study revealed that wearing glasess with rosy hue may reduce and prevent headaches and migraines.

During the study 22 patients, some of whom suffered from migraines with aura and others without headaches were wearing clear, grey or rose-tinted glasses while looking at high-contrast patterns, which create movement effect and can trigger migraines.

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Jul 01, 2009
Romantic people say that only love gives the feeling of complete satisfaction to sex partners. Others think that feelings do not play the most important role for good sex. It is known that sex has a great number of health benefits. Does it matter for your health whether you have sex with someone you love or not?

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Oct 01, 2007

It is still quite disputable if men would take birth control pills to share responsibility with women while latest researches suggest several options for men. The second conference called "Future of male Contraception" in Seattle that was supported by National Institutes Of Health and WHO presented the newest developments in the field of male contraception.

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Jul 31, 2009
Are you trying to conceive? Then the quality of sex might play even more important role than timing ovulation, experts say.

Sexual satisfaction is often given the second place to calculations and fertility diets when it comes to conception. Many couples claim that their sex life become rigid, scheduled, with no fun when they are trying to conceive.

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Mar 21, 2011
Checking your blood pressure regularly is essential for health and is a lot more difficult for blind people.

Tensio blood pressure monitor designed by Diana Dumitrescu is a concept now, but will soon become more than just a nice health gadget. This blood pressure monitor in a form of an electronic wristband tracks your blood pressure without the necessity to use your sight for this purpose.

The flexible wristband is made of inflatable foam, where the results appear on a display in Braille form, the system that lets blind people read using their tactile sensation.

The Tensio Blood pressure monitor is also a great first aid device that can wirelessly call for help in case of emergency.

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Nov 22, 2010
Do you believe that certain sex position can help you get pregnant? If so, then having sex in the missionary position and letting the woman elevate her lower torso might be an ideal solution for successful conception.

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Apr 22, 2010
Almost every woman, who cares about her reproductive health, pays close attention to everyday products that are used for feminine hygiene. Many of them also want to choose products that are not only good for their health, but for the environment too.

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Jul 02, 2012
Flautulence can be quite an embarrassing problem for many people. If you are one of those, who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome, lactose intolerance, spastic colon, diabetes, colitis, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis, menstrual odors and other conditions, you can make your life much more comfortable, using specially designed flautulence pads.

Flad-D pads are deodorizer pads that are worn inside your underwear to mask any unpleasant smells.

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May 27, 2010
If you care about the sunscreen safety for you and your family, make sure it does not contain potentially harmful chemicals, such as oxybenzone or vitamin A.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has recently released the 2010 Sunscreen Guide that evaluates over 1,400 sunscreens, lip balms and moisturizers to pick up the best and the safest for your health. Here is the top-rated sunscreens that offer UVA and UVB protection and contain fewer harmful ingredients.

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Sep 23, 2009
Many women choose the birth control pills to prevent unwanted pregnancy. The pill is considered to be safe and reversible birth control method with 99 percent effectiveness. However, the failure rate of the pill can be from 12 to 20 percent if it is used incorrectly. This might be due to the fact that women forget to take the pill or are confused about its proper use.

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Jan 13, 2009
Do birth control methods affect woman's libido? Many women who experience decreased sex drive may not readily associate their sexual problems with birth control method they choose. However, several studies indicate that there might be a connection between contraceptive method and fluctuations of sex drive in women.

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Dec 18, 2008
There are many ways to improve your fertility and in some cases all you need is to make changes in your lifestyle. Many couples trying to conceive want to know if certain diet can affect fertility.
The recent Harvard study showed that our eating habits can actually increase chances of conceiving. Generally, a healthy diet, avoiding alcohol and smoking and moderate exercising can reduce the risk of infertility for up to 66%. Numerous researches proved that many products that contain hormones and bioactive components that may influence the chances of conceiving.

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Jun 14, 2012
Scientists from the University of Zurich say that a new pill called erythropoietin (Epo) can motivate you to exercise more.

Studies conducted on animals showed that Epo acts as a motivation tool to workout more. The hormone affects person's mood and is even more effective for people suffering from depression. Earlier studies showed that it improves exercise capacity for people with heart failure.

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Feb 14, 2009
Many women are concerned about future pregnancy long before they choose birth control pills. Can birth control pills affect woman's fertility? And how long should you wait after you stop taking the pill?

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Jan 28, 2009
Men, having more active sex lives in younger age, are at increased risk of developing ">prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

The study conducted at the Nottingham University, UK included 800 men with half of all participants, diagnosed with prostate cancer. All the men were questioned about their sex life: the frequency of sex, including masturbation from teenage years, the number of sexual partners and the history of sexual infections if they had any.

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Apr 10, 2008
Parents' smoking habits can reduce their chances of conceiving a baby boy by almost half, scientists say.

The study conducted by paediatricians at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine implied that smokers are less likely to have a boy. Besides, smoking during pregnancy may prevent male embryo implanting in the womb and may become a cause for miscarriage.

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Dec 25, 2007
A study published in German magazine for doctors showed that television and DVD designed for children do more harm than good to the development of child's brain. Babies who watch television cannot process all the changing images and sounds they see and hear, Professor Manfred Spitzer of Ulm said.

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Jan 06, 2009
Men, using erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, should be aware of the other medications and supplements they take as their interactions with ED drugs may potentially dangerous. Such medications as blood pressure drugs, certain antibiotics, herbal supplement St. John's wort and even grapefruit juice were found to interact badly with common ED drugs, the US consumer group Public Citizen reports.

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May 13, 2009
Berries increase the level of dopamine, a brain chemical that boosts numerous brain functions. Eating berries is a good way to improve memory and attention as well as help children solve different tasks.