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Female Fertility Not Affected By Antioxidants
2013-08-07 04:34:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Taking antioxidants appears to have no effect on the odds that a woman will become pregnant, researchers from the University of Auckland in New Zealand claim in a new study. Lead investigator Marian Showell of the university's department of obstetrics and gynecology and colleagues reviewed data from 28 studies involving a total of 3,548 female patients treated at fertility clinics. According to UPI reports, Showell's team...

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2011-01-21 07:47:28

Couples who have trouble conceiving could find help from antioxidants such as vitamin E and zinc, according to a new review of more than 30 studies. The research focused on men who were sub-fertile -- less fertile than average but still capable of making a baby -- and found that those who took antioxidants were more than four times as likely to impregnate their partners than those who did not take the supplements. The researchers did not go as far as to say that antioxidants actually...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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