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Ibuprofen Use Linked to Male Infertility, New Study Suggests

The use of ibuprofen in young men is linked to a risk of male infertility, suggests a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Young men taking ibuprofen saw a coordination between luteinizing hormones (LH) – those that produce testosterone – and the level of ibuprofen in their bloodstream. The study is a continuation of previous ...

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Teenager dies after catching flu virus

Eight of the 53 people treated in intensive care units in Scotland in the past fortnight have died, although officials stressed they may have had underlying health issues and the mortality rate was relatively low. Hospitals in England have also been seeing very high rates of patients with flu, with a sharp rise in cases seen by GPs in the ...

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UK Law Banning The Manufacturing Of Microbeads Has Just Come Into Effect

After years of campaigning by environmentalists and green groups, the UK government has finally initiated a long-promised ban on plastic microbeads used in many cosmetic and cleaning products. From Tuesday, the manufacturing of these tiny shards of plastic will now be illegal, with a full ban on selling products containing microbeads coming into force in July. The landmark move is ...

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Y Combinator is launching a biotech track

Y Combinator is pulling the curtains off of a new experiment, YC Bio. The idea is to fund early-stage life-sciences companies that are still in the lab phase, YC President Sam Altman wrote on the YC blog today. YC Bio’s first area of focus will be on healthspan and age-related disease. “We think there’s an enormous opportunity to help people ...

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Study Reveals Surprising Consequences Of Trying A Single Cigarette

A recent study into cigarette use suggests that the majority of people who try smoking could be hooked on tobacco after lighting up just one time. Researchers from Queen Mary University, London, analyzed the results of eight surveys on smoking habits in English-speaking countries and found that a single cigarette is enough to spark a daily smoking habit – at least ...

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YouTube says it’s reviewing ‘further consequences’ for Logan Paul after suicide video

Logan Paul is at the center of a YouTube controversy.Image: WireImage In a series of tweets on Tuesday, YouTube condemned the disturbing suicide video shared by Logan Paul.  The YouTube star, who currently has more than 15 million subscribers, shared a video on New Year’s Day of a dead body he found in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, known for the suicides ...

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Car park fire destroys 1,400 vehicles

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEyewitness Olly Harrison said he heard bangs and explosions as he was turned away from the arena A huge fire has destroyed up to 1,400 vehicles in a multi-storey car park in Liverpool, forcing many people to spend New Year’s Eve in a temporary shelter. Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said the ...

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British Ban on Microbeads to Protect Oceans Comes Into Force

U.K.’s ban on making products with microbeads — tiny plastic particles in everything from cosmetics to shampoo and toothpaste — takes effect Tuesday in an effort to protect marine life. “I am delighted that from today cosmetics manufacturers will no longer be able to add this harmful plastic to their rinse-off products,” said Environment Minister Therese Coffey. “The world’s seas ...

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