The more stress women are under while trying to conceive a child, the harder it is to get pregnant. Ohio State University researchers found women with high levels of alpha-amylase–a biomarker of stress in saliva–are 29 percent less likely to get pregnant each month, and are more than twice as likely to meet the clinical definition of infertility. The research team tracked 501 U.S. women ages 18 to 40, who were free from known fertility problems and had just started trying to conceive, for 12 months or until they became pregnant.
Tuesday, October 14, 201410/14/2014
Meat dominates the top 10…fruit, not so much
Monday, October 13, 201410/13/2014
The story sounds like the plot of a movie – “spiders that fell from the ceiling and oozed from the walls”
Tuesday, October 7, 201410/07/2014
Coffee addicts can now place the blame on genetics.
Monday, October 6, 201410/06/2014
$7.5 Million British mansion is the setting for a ‘stay-cation’ style honeymoon
Thursday, October 2, 201410/02/2014
Just when you thought Iowa couldn’t get any cooler.