A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that cuts or blocks the vas deferens, the two tubes that carry sperm from the testicles to the urethra. The procedure stops sperm from getting into the semen in order to prevent pregnancy. After a vasectomy, an individual can still ejaculate and produce sperm,Read More →

In a rare occurrence, a 38-year-old woman who has had 16 successful deliveries and three abortions so far, is now ready for her 20th baby. The woman is from Beed district of Maharashtra and has completed seven months of her 20th pregnancy. Each time she delivered a single child and fiveRead More →

Nina Barrett started independent bookstore Bookends and Beginnings in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, in 2014. Barrett, a journalist and author, was inspired in part by going to independent bookstores as a child, as well as a business savvy about the industry earned while“moonlighting on and off” within the bookstore world. AfterRead More →

Few debates in maternal health are as heated as the one around drinking during pregnancy. Experts agree that heavy drinking can harm a developing fetus, but there’s widespread disagreement on whether smaller amounts are safe. Meanwhile, efforts to protect future children by getting women to stop drinking — sometimes even beforeRead More →

A 16-year-old girl developed acute hepatitis about three months after adding Chinese green tea to her daily diet, states a report in BMJ Case Reports. At first, the girl told the doctors that she wasn’t taking any over-the-counter medicine that could have caused the problem. However, despite signs of liver damage, the doctors couldn’tRead More →