Pregnant women who smoke could be harming the fertility of their daughters
Scientists in Turkey looked at how much testosterone babies had been exposed to in utero. They found a significant difference in baby girls whose mothers smoked.
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A pregnant woman or newborn dies every 11 seconds, new estimate shows
An estimated 2.8 million pregnant women and newborns - approximately one every 11 seconds - die each year worldwide, mostly from preventable causes, according to a new report...
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Why we are modernizing swine slaughter inspection
Opinion USDA's Mindy Brashears submitted this column to Food Safety News this week. In the world of food safety, 1993 was a watershed moment. Early that year, hundreds of...
21 hours ago - Food Safety
Pregnant women with anaemia before 30 weeks 'more likely to have children with autism and ADHD'
Half a million Swedish children and their mothers were studied. Anaemia was also linked to higher rates of intellectual disability.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Fetal overgrowth present weeks before gestational diabetes diagnosis
Ultrasound measurements suggest that fetal abdominal overgrowth is present weeks before pregnant women receive a diagnosis of gestational diabetes, according to study data...
1 day ago - Healio
WIC: Empowering the Breastfeeding Momma
Did you know that the Women, Infant, and Children Nutrition Program serves nearly half of all infants born in the US? That's right! HALF of our infant population receives WIC...
1 day ago - Breastfeeding Basics
Watch 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' star announce she's pregnant in Emmy speech
Rachel Bloom said she wasn't even planning on sharing the big personal news just yet.
1 day ago - NBC News
40% of IVF Treatments Are Unnecessary
Your entire body takes direction from your hormones. Hormones are secreted by your endocrine system and are responsible for telling your organs what to do and when to do it. 1...
1 day ago - Mercola
When My Preteen Daughter Started Using A Wheelchair, People Began To Treat Her Differently
When I was pregnant, I remember being appalled by the audacity of people who would freely comment on my growing belly. “You're so big,” they'd coo. Or they'd just reach out and...
2 days ago - Scary Mommy
Smog Particles Can Reach Developing Fetus: Study
Air pollution can penetrate a pregnant woman's placenta and potentially threaten the health of a developing fetus, new research warns.
2 days ago - Web MD - 2 articles
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US cases of vaping-linked illness surge to 530, CDC reveals
US officials are still searching for the cause of vaping-related illnesses as the number of US cases jumps up by 150 in the span of one week. The majority of patients are young...
Media Giants Pull E-Cigarette Ads
CBS, WarnerMedia and Viacom have banned ads for e-cigarettes. The ban comes after a spate of vaping-related lung infections and seven deaths.
NIH to investigate minor cannabinoids and terpenes for potential...
This press release highlights new NCCIH research awards totaling approximately $3 million to investigate the potential pain-relieving properties and mechanisms of actions of...
Ryan Reynolds Calls His Kids ‘Thankless Assholes' And We Can Relate
Ryan Reynolds smolders in new Aviation Gin ad, but it's his snarky dad captions that steal the show Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are our favorite Hollywood couple. Not only...
Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some Players
A handful of video gamers have passed out when intense sessions caused their heartbeat to lapse into an irregular rhythm known as an arrhythmia, researchers report.
Toxic water pollution may cause over 100,0000 cases of cancer in the US...
The Environmental Working Group calculated how much the collective effects of pollutants in drinking water that passes US regulations' muster raises cancer risks and urge new...
Marijuana may be bad for your junk, study suggests
Danish scientists discovered signs of the human body system that responds to cannabis's psychoactive component in male testicles, suggesting how weed may be able to disrupt...
Researchers Uncover New Effective Drug to Fight Malaria
Pantothenamides stop the malaria parasite from multiplying in infected humans and from being transmitted to mosquitoes, and are effective against malaria parasites resistant to...
Kid's Gluten Intake During Infancy is Linked to Type 1 Diabetes
New study examined the link between the maternal gluten intake during pregnancy, child's gluten intake at age 18 months, and the risk of type 1 diabetes.
Study Reveals Potential New Drug Target To Combat Cancer
Drugs that target gateways of mitochondria named voltage-dependent anion channels hold promise in treating various cancers.