Incredible Dolphin Birth at Dolphin Quest Hawaii

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It’s a girl! Keo, the 12-year-old dolphin mother, was in labor for approximately one hour before giving birth to a healthy calf. The baby was a first for Keo and the 18th calf born at the conservation marine park on September 17, 2012. Calves are typically born tail first so that they do not drown and […]

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How Parasitic Worms Affect Reproduction

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Parasitic worms called helminths infect hundreds of millions of people around the world, and can impact both conception and pregnancy. According to a new Science study with Amazonian women, hookworm infections can decrease reproduction rate, whereas giant roundworm infections can increase it. In humans, helminths can directly infect the fetus or the genitals and other […]

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