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Older Fathers More Likely to Have Babies With Health Problems

Image Babies of older fathers are at greater risk of premature birth, low birth weight and other neonatal problems, a new study reports. Mothers may also be affected: Those with older partners were more likely to have gestational diabetes, probably because older paternity is associated with changes in the placenta. The study, published in BMJ,… Read More »

Big news for rodent readers: (Mouse) fathers who exercise have healthier kids

October 23, 2018 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. It took the Joslin Diabetes Center four paragraphs and three mentions of fathers – as in, “how a father’s exercise regimen would affect his offspring’s metabolic health” –  to finally mention that its research news release was… Read More »