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Vitamin D may provide great health benefits to pregnant women

In a new study, researchers found that supplementing pregnant women with vitamin D alone may reduce the risk of several health problems. The research was...

High-fat diet in pregnancy may prevent Alzheimer’s in children

A high-fat diet can carry health risks, but for mothers-to-be, it may make all the difference when it comes to Alzheimer's disease prevention for...

There’s no evidence c-sections cause autism or ADHD

A new study that combines data from over 20 million births has found that a cesarean section delivery is associated with autism spectrum disorder...

Changes linked to autism risk may be detected in early-mid pregnancy

In a new study, researchers have identified a link between autism and steroid hormone changes detected in the mother's blood. These changes, which suggest increased...

You might not want to mix these 5 things with birth control

Many forms of birth control are hormone-based--but not everything mixes well with those hormones. This week on Reactions, learn about some common products that could...

Alcohol drinking during pregnancy could change genes in child and mother

In a new study, researchers found that mothers who drink moderate to high levels of alcohol during pregnancy may be changing their babies' DNA. The...

7 myths you need to know to protect your kid’s eye health

As parents, we care about our kids’ eyes. It is important for us to know the facts on child’s eye care. For example, when is the...

5 tips to lower risk of type 2 diabetes if you have gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a specific type of diabetes that occurs in pregnancy. Research has shown that women who have gestational diabetes may have it again...
This drug may help women with ovarian cancer live longer

This drug may help women with ovarian cancer live longer

In a new study, researchers found that a drug called niraparib may help extend life in women with ovarian cancer. This is good news for...
Scientists confirm no safe amount of alcohol in pregnancy

Scientists confirm no safe amount of alcohol in pregnancy

Whether women can safely drink alcohol during pregnancy has been an unsolved question. In a new study, researchers confirmed that there is no safe amount...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...