Childbirth Can Also Make Men Blue for Years

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_228a14619c.jpgmonkeybusinessimages/Thinkstock (CHICAGO) -- Instances of postpartum depression among mothers are well documented but studying the mental state of men who become first-time fathers hasn't been as extensive. However, new research seems to suggest that men too can feel depression after the birth of a child, particularly if they are in their 20s and live with their kids.

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Not So Silly: Ingredient in Silly Putty Boosts Stem Cell Growth

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_fde58c5d28.jpgEraxion/Thinkstock (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) -- Mostly everyone knows Silly Putty can stretch and bounce, and even lift up newsprint or comic pictures. But the stuff originally intended to be a wallpaper eraser has been found to do something else: explode the growth of stem cells. According to a paper published by Dr. Jianping Fu, his team discovered that spinal cord cells grow 10 times larger and are four times purer if they're first laid on a soft carpet made from polydimethylsiloxane, a key ingredient in the stretchy material.

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Italian Woman to Keep Twins Despite Mixed-Up IVF Procedure

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_2efdbe3a8c.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ROME) -- After an expectant mother in Rome learned that she was implanted with the wrong embryos, she's decided that she will carry the twins to term. According to the Telegraph, the woman, who has not been identified, underwent an IVF treatment on Dec. 4 at the Pertini hospital in Rome, and found out only Monday that the babies she was carrying were not her own.

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Does the Polar Vortex Mean a Pollen-Heavy Allergy Season?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_c18da108d6.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  After a seemingly never-ending winter, temperatures have finally warmed from "polar vortex" lows to more spring-like temperatures. However, a new menace lurks for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors: pollen. "This is truly the gift that keeps giving," ABC News medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton said.

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CDC Looking into Second Viral Outbreak on Cruise Ship in Two Weeks

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_342e054e1f.jpgPhoto Courtesy Royal Caribbean (BALTIMORE) -- Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas is scheduled to leave Baltimore on its next voyage on Saturday afternoon, but will need approval from the Centers for Disease Control after its last two cruises saw passengers fall ill. During its last trip, which departed on April 5, 99 of the ship's 2,120 guests and eight of the 800 crew members experienced an illness believed to be norovirus.

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