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Father’s Early-Life Exposure to Stress Associated With Child’s Brain Development

Stress experienced by fathers during early life was associated with more rapid development of white matter tracts in his child’s brain. The FinnBrain research of the University of Turku has demonstrated for the first time that the stress the father … Continue reading

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Fathers, your stress could affect your child’s brain

During his lifetime, a father’s experience of stress can alter his sperm in ways that impact the development of his offspring — including their brains and how they themselves respond to stress. It has already been established that a mother’s … Continue reading

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The Risk of Aging Fathers

While women have long been told that fertility drops off as they age, men may have a biological clock as well. The offspring of older male mice have several copy number mutations in gene regions associated with developmental disorders, according … Continue reading

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