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You are what daddy ate, study says

A father’s diet influences the health of his offspring, according to a study published on Tuesday that suggests men, like women, should plan to eat and live healthily in the run-up to conception. Researchers led by Sarah Kimmins at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, looked at what happened when male…

Marriage between first cousins doubles risk of birth defects

Marriage between first cousins doubles the risk of children being born with birth defects, according to a study seeking answers to the higher than expected rates of deaths and congenital abnormalities in the babies of the Pakistani community. Researchers have concluded that the cultural practice of marriage between first cousins…