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Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Makin' Babies 

Exposure to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) during pregnancy may alter child's sex drive later in life. The effects seem to be mediated by prostaglandin E2, which suggests all kinds new directions for this research.

No one has a higher sex drive, however, than teenage boys. And research now confirms that frozen sperm can be kept, and used much later than thought, to produce healthy kids. Young cancer patients can store up now, and take their time having kids, which is great news for them. Also, the article suggests that maybe younger sperm is better anyways (an interesting idea, which probably has some merit, but I'd like to see data!)

And if having one kid isn't enough for you, move to a high-pollution area! Mothers living in highly polluted environments are more likely to have twins than if they lived somewhere cleaner. Sounds like BushCo. family planning!

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