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Older fathers pass more gene mutations to kids

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:35

Do you know that those who become father at late age tend to pass more gene mutations to their children as each extra year of age results in two extra mutations?

Why obese fathers tend to produce overweight daughters

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 22:11

A new study, conducted on mice, has shown that obese fathers tend to produce daughters that are heavier because of an epigenetically altered breast tissue.

Kids born to older fathers have higher risk of psychiatric and academic problems

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:29

A new study by a team of researchers has found that advancing paternal age at childbearing can lead to higher rates of psychiatric and academic problems in offspring than previously estimated.

Sons of older fathers have normal brainpower: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:03

By the time they reach their 20s, sons born to older fathers and those who were born to younger men score about the same on intelligence tests, a new Danish study finds.

Smoking damages DNA of hopeful dads; ups cancer risk in offsprings

Last Updated: Saturday, June 23, 2012, 13:41

Cigarette smoke damages DNA in the reproductive cells of fathers and these changes are inherited by the offspring, a new study has found.

Fathers-to-be suffer from pregnancy pain too

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 00:00

A quarter of expectant fathers have claimed that they too go through their own nine-month ``pregnancy symptoms` like mothers-to-be.

Fathers experience prenatal, postpartum depression too

Last Updated: Thursday, May 20, 2010, 00:00

A research has revealed that about 10 percent of fathers experience prenatal or postpartum depression.

Fathers experience prenatal, postpartum depression too

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 00:00

A an analysis of previous research has revealed that about 10 percent of fathers experience prenatal or postpartum depression, with rates being highest in the 3 to 6 month postpartum period.

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