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Drugs for minor pains may increase autism, ADHD risk if used in pregnancy

Acetaminophen is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fevers. It can reduce minor aches and pains,...

This diabetes drug may help treat recurrent miscarriage

In a new study, researchers found that a drug designed to tackle diabetes could also be repurposed as the first treatment to prevent miscarriage...

This health problem in early-mid pregnancy may increase autism risk

Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of morning sickness. Affected women experience intense nausea and are unable to keep down food and fluids. This can...

Using drug Tylenol during pregnancy linked to high autism, ADHD risk

In a new study, researchers found that exposure to acetaminophen in the womb may increase a child’s risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

Exposure to this stuff in pregnancy linked to high risk of ADHD, autism

In a new study, researchers found Exposure to acetaminophen in the womb may increase a child's risk for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism. The...

Autism linked to this health condition in pregnancy

In a new study, researchers found that when hormone allopregnanolone decreases or stops abruptly, offspring are more likely to develop autism-like behaviors. Allopregnanolone is one...

This supplement from tomatoes may boost sperm quality

In a new study, researchers found sperm quality can be improved with a simple diet supplement containing a compound found in cooked tomatoes. The discovery...

Fathers-to-be should avoid alcohol 6 months before conception, study shows

In a new study, researchers found aspiring parents should both avoid drinking alcohol prior to conception to protect against congenital heart defects. They say binge...

This pregnancy symptom linked to higher autism risk

In a new study, researchers found children whose mothers had hyperemesis gravidarum—a severe form of morning sickness—during pregnancy were 53% more likely to be...

Breast density: common myths every woman should know

Mammograms remain the gold standard for detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages, potentially saving lives. So, why do some women receive a letter after...

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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 walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

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...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...