Fathers-to-be should avoid alcohol six months before conception

Aspiring parents should both avoid drinking alcohol prior to conception to protect against congenital heart defects, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Drinking alcohol three months before pregnancy or during the first trimester was associated Continue Reading

Good fathers essential to having healthy, well-balanced children, primate research finds

A recent study published in PLOS ONE has revealed that common marmosets born to responsive fathers have a greater likelihood of surviving during their first 30 days and are more likely to exhibit better weight gain after weaning from their mother’s milk. The study, carried out by a team of researchers at the University of Continue Reading