Number of sexually active teenagers falls in United States

The number of sexually active teenagers in the United States has fallen markedly in the last decade, a trend that has also been observed among young people, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published on 4 January this year (see HERE). This...

Nearly 1000 children born through surrogacy are registered in Spain each year

The Swiss-based International Social Security Association estimates that every year, surrogate mothers give birth to around 20,000 children worldwide.Agencies and parents estimate that between 800 and 1,000 go on to live with Spanish parents, but there are no official figures....

Having a baby without having to be pregnant? Considerations of Surrogate Pregnancy

A report published in Study.com titled “Ethical Considerations of Surrogate Pregnancy” (see HERE) begins with this suggestive phrase, “It sounds like a good option right? Especially for those who cannot get pregnant or cannot physically carry a baby. But there...

Effect of maternal age on the risk of preterm birth and other complications confirmed by a large study

Motherhood is increasingly being delayed for cultural reasons where exigence of women work market should be highlighted. We commented in a recent article that this exigence “Inducing a woman to renounce her legitimate choice to live her maternity at the best age for it, in...

A study proved alterations in the brain due to pornography consumption

Brain structure and functional connectivity affected by pornography consumption  A study published in JAMA Psychiatry (see HERE) has established a correlation between certain alterations in brain connectivity and functionality and pornography consumption. The accessibility of...

Age of first-time mothers increases in the US. Has it medical effects on mother or child?

Those giving birth after age 35 years has increased 8-fold.  Appears to be a Western trend (see HERE). Increasing numbers of women in the United States are working professionally. In 1963, only 38% did so. In 2012, the number of professionals exceeded those who were not. In...

Bermuda change “same sex marriage” for a “domestic partnership” civil status

Bermuda maintains the traditional definition of marriage in a new law of the House of Assembly The British Overseas Territory of Bermuda is to become the world’s first territory to restore the traditional definition of marriage just six months after the island’s Supreme Court...

Two sexes, two minds based on scientific evidence

Sex-associated neuroanatomical and behavioral differences based on scientific evidence. Why were these differences shelved? In its leveling and egalitarian zeal, the fastidious social and political correctness gradually being instated in recent years threatens not only freedom of...

Male age affects sperm quality producing decrease in couples fertility

A woman’s age has always been talked about when it comes to the success or failure of natural and in vitro fertilization (IVF) and how her biology affects this technique. A recent study goes a little further and suggests male age as one of the factors that also influence the...

Delayed motherhood also in England and Ireland. More than twice 40-year-old and over first time mothers

Are new mothers in their forties a global trend? Motherhood is also being postponed in the United Kingdom (see negative effects on delayed motherhood for mother and child, click HERE), since the number of first-time mothers over the age of 40 has doubled in the last 15 years, and...
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