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'I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose' – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking

‘I’m getting a bit narky, but this gets up my nose’ – Dr Ciara Kelly sparks debate on issue of breathalysing pregnant women for smoking Independent.ie Dr Ciara Kelly sparked a debate yesterday when she admitted to getting “narky” over a recommendation by Irish doctors that pregnant women be breathalysed to check whether they are… Read More »

Smoking a small amount of pot may boost sperm and testosterone, surprised researchers find

When Dr. Jorge Chavarro’s team started investigating marijuana’s effects on sperm, they had every reason to believe weed would prove detrimental to “testicular function,” because other studies had said it to be so. Instead, they found the opposite. Men who had ever smoked marijuana had significantly higher sperm concentrations and sperm counts, as well as… Read More »