Pregnancy

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...

Anemia in early pregnancy linked to autism, ADHD in child

In a new study, researchers found the timing of anemia—a common condition in late pregnancy—can make a big difference for the developing fetus. They found...

Is vigorous exercise safe during the third trimester of pregnancy?

Expectant mothers receive an avalanche of information about potential risks to their baby. There's a growing list of foods, toxins and environmental threats to avoid....

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...

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Early Mars had more than one different water sources, says new study

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Astronaut urine could help build future moon bases

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Scientists get first look at cause of ‘slow motion’ earthquakes

An international team of scientists has for the first time identified the conditions deep below the Earth's surface that lead to the triggering of...

Is stress from COVID-19 upsetting your stomach? 7 tips to try to comfort yourself

The gastrointestinal system may be a victim of COVID-19 stress. Here, experts help to navigate those tummy troubles. That stomachache you feel with each update...

Social distancing: 6 ways to help older adults change their routines

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re all attempting to adapt to new routines and schedules as we adjust to our new...

This simple blood test could help reduce heart disease deaths

In a new study, researchers have found how a simple blood test could be used to help identify heart aging and the risk of...