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Cannabis use in pregnancy linked to a higher risk of autism in child

In a new study, researchers found that children whose mothers reported using cannabis during pregnancy were at greater risk of autism. The incidence of autism...

12 things to know about pregnancy and COVID-19

More research is needed to better understand how the coronavirus affects moms and babies. An OB/GYN weighs in about what we know and don’t...

Breast milk may help prevent sepsis in preemies

A component of breast milk may help protect premature babies from developing sepsis, a fast-moving, life-threatening condition triggered by infection. Researchers at Washington University School...

Worried about your child getting coronavirus? Here’s what you need to know

The new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19, has infected nearly 90,000 people and caused more than 3,000 deaths so far. Parents are understandably...

A healthy diet is good for men’s heart, brain, and sperm count

In a new study, researchers found that a healthy diet is good for men’s brain and heart, and also their sperm count. Sperm count can...

Green neighborhoods may help delay menopause

Living near green spaces is associated with a wide variety of benefits, including a lower risk of obesity, improved attention capacity in children and...

Mushrooms may reduce high blood pressure during pregnancy

In a new study, researchers found that a compound most commonly found in mushrooms could help alleviate some features of pre-eclampsia in pregnancy. They found...

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...

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