Tag: Pregnancy

158th Health Research Report Synopsis 28 JUN 2013

Posted at http://www.healthresearchreport.me  Health Research Report 158th Issue Date 28 JUN 2013 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.healthresearchreport.me  In this Issue: Dietary supplement linked to increased muscle mass in the elderly Vitamin D supplementation may delay precocious puberty in girls Artificial Sweetener a Potential Treatment for […]

Flame retardants may be toxic to children

Contact: Debbie Jacobson djacobson@aap.org 847-434-7084 American Academy of Pediatrics Lower intelligence, hyperactivity seen in children whose mothers were exposed to the chemicals during pregnancy WASHINGTON, DC – Chemicals called polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) have been used for decades to reduce fires in everyday products such as baby strollers, […]

Vanderbilt study finds maternal diet important predictor of severity for infant RSV: carbohydrate-rich diets

Contact: Craig Boerner              craig.boerner@vanderbilt.edu 615-322-4747 Vanderbilt University Medical Center An important predictor of the severity of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in infants may be what their mothers ate during pregnancy, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. RSV is […]

Caffeine linked to low birth weight babies

Contact: Dr. Hilary Glover hilary.glover@biomedcentral.com 44-020-319-22370 BioMed Central Maternal nutrition is important to a developing embryo and to the health of the child later in life. Supplementing the diet with specific vitamins is known to increase health of the foetus for example folic acid (vitamin B9) reduces the […]

85th Health Research Report 12 JUL 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 85th Issue 12 JUL 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  http://www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com   http://www.healthresearchreport.me   Editors top five: 1. Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms 2. Increasing Fertility Threefold 3. Antioxidants do help arteries stay healthy 4. Early life exposure to BPA may affect testis […]

Eating more fish could reduce postpartum depression

Contact: William Raillant-Clark w.raillant-clark@umontreal.ca 514-343-7593 University of Montreal Emerging evidence suggests many pregnant women are deficient in omega-3 This release is available in French. Low levels of omega-3 may be behind postpartum depression, according to a review lead by Gabriel Shapiro of the University of Montreal and the […]

Mortality Rates Reduced among Children Whose Mothers Received Iron-folic Acid Supplements ( 31 percent reduction )

2009 study posted for filing Offspring whose mothers had been supplemented with iron-folic acid during pregnancy had dramatically reduced mortality through age 7, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Researchers found that other supplement combinations, including the multiple micronutrient supplement, did not […]

Prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants affect a child’s intelligence quotient or IQ : polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

2009 study posted for filing   July 20, 2009 — Prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can adversely affect a child’s intelligence quotient or IQ, according to new research by the the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) at the Mailman School […]

Dioxins in Food Chain Linked to Breastfeeding Ills

2009 study posted for filing Exposure to dioxins during pregnancy harms the cells in rapidly-changing breast tissue, which may explain why some women have trouble breastfeeding or don’t produce enough milk, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study. Researchers believe their findings, although only demonstrated in […]

Zinc supplements during pregnancy may counteract damage from early alcohol exposure

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Peter Coyle, Ph.D. 61-8-8222-3028 peter.coyle@imvs.sa.gov.au Hanson Institute Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research Animal research has shown that binge drinking – even just once – during early pregnancy can cause numerous problems for the fetus, including early postnatal death. Fetal zinc deficiency may […]

Prenatal exposure to flame-retardant compounds affects neurodevelopment ( IQ ) of young children: polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs)

Contact: Stephanie Berger sb2247@columbia.edu 212-305-4372 Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health January 19, 2010 — Prenatal exposure to ambient levels of flame retardant compounds called polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) is associated with adverse neurodevelopmental effects in young children, according to researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s […]

Dangerous experiment in fetal engineering (MUST READ)

Public release date: 2-Aug-2012 Dangerous experiment in fetal engineering Risky prenatal use of steroid to try to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians CHICAGO — A new paper just published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry uses extensive Freedom of Information Act findings to detail an extremely troubling off-label […]