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Overweight affects semen quality

Overweight and obese men show diminished quantity and quality of semen, suggesting that a weight problem might also affect fertility.

8 weirdest deaths in history

Death is the only thing none of us can avoid, but every now and then someone goes out with a bang. A real one.

Top 10 men’s health issues

June is Men’s Health Month and all men are encouraged to join the growing movement towards healthy living and wellness.

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And they ban smoking... They should ban food. 40 percent of SA women are overweight
Joost: more on motor neuron disease

Motor neuron disease destroys parts of the nervous system that control essential activities such as speaking, walking, breathing and swallowing.

Your 'bacteria types' are as individual as you are

There is a wide variation in the types of bacteria that healthy people have in their digestive tracts and elsewhere, suggesting that beneficial communities of microbes come in many different forms.

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