lunar cycle

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    Debunked: The Lunar Cycle affects birth rates

    Often described as an old wives' tale, the idea of a connection between the phase of the moon and an increase in birth rates still persists today, including among those who work in childbirth, as exemplified in this article at The Huffington Post: An incredible 45 babies entered the world last...
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    Debunked: Study shows link between menstrual cycle and the moon

    An old and persistent myth is that the lunar cycle and the human menstrual cycle are (or should be) connected and synchronised. While many studies have shown this idea to be erroneous, others have appeared to support it. One of the most commonly cited is the study produced by Winnifred B...