Author: Livia Nicoleanu

maternal age and infertility

Maternal Age and Infertility

The number and quality of oocytes decrease even at an earlier age, but they are clinically displayed at the age of 35. Moreover, the incidence of birth defects and miscarriages increases with maternal age. The Hutterites are an isolated community living a simple, patriarchal lifestyle which excludes any form of contraception. This community gives us therefore...

happiness

Does positive psychology work?

Followers of positive psychology cite numerous studies that show that optimistic people are healthier and happier, more successful and live longer. Discovering individual strengths and focusing on the positive aspects of life bring valuable health benefits. The concept of positive psychology is very comprehensive, including a variety of techniques to encourage people to identify and further...