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Asia’s maternal mortality rate declines 52 percent: Report


September 15th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Asia's maternal mortality rate declined by 52 percent in the last two decades against a 34 percent decline globally, a report released Wednesday said. In Asia, the number ... Read more...

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Eating chocolate halves life-threatening risks during pregnancy


July 9th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): A study has suggested that eating chocolate at least three times a week can help reduce life-threatening conditions from developing in pregnant women.The study found that women who ... Read more...

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Food insecurity ups risk of weight gain during pregnancy


May 24th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) A person's inability to obtain adequate amounts of food due to resource constraints can lead to greater weight gain and increased complications during pregnancy, says a recent study. ... Read more...

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Cuba rated best place to be a mother in developing world


May 5th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS/EFE) Cuba - despite its image as a backward nation ruled by a despotic Communist regime - provides the best conditions for motherhood among developing countries, according to Save ... Read more...

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Vitamin D supplements can prevent premature births


May 1st, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 1 (IANS) Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy is not only safe for mother and baby but it can also prevent preterm labour births and infections, says a new study. In ... Read more...

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Vitamin D supplements can prevent preterm labor/births


May 1st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Vitamin D intake during pregnancy is not only safe for mother and baby, but also can prevent preterm labor/births and infections, says a new study.The results of the ... Read more...

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Vitamin C supplements don’t reduce BP risk in pregnant woman


April 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Taking vitamin C and E supplements in early pregnancy does not reduce the risk for hypertensive disorders and their complications during pregnancy, says a new study. The supplements ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi hospitalised for pregnancy complications


January 31st, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie's ex-wife Padma Lakshmi was recently hospitalised after experiencing complications during pregnancy. Lakshmi, 39, had to be hospitalised due to certain complications. Details of Lakshmi's medical ... Read more...

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UK unsuccessful in halting female genital mutilation


December 20th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20(ANI): Hundreds of British schoolgirls are facing the horrifying prospect of female genital mutilation (FGM) over the Christmas holidays, as experts warn that the practice still exists across the country.The ... Read more...

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Childhood cancer survivors’ children not at increased disease risk


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): People who have survived cancer as a child can now have a sigh of relief, for two new studies have found fewer risks of their childhood disease on ... Read more...

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Most deaths in young people are preventable: WHO study


September 11th, 2009 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 11 (DPA) Most of the 2.6 million deaths of young people each year are preventable, according to a new study supported by the World Health Organisation and released in Geneva ... Read more...

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Mother’s poor health gets transferred to child, study shows


April 22nd, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, April 22 (IANS) Poor health of a little girl leads to poor health of the children she has many years later, Indian-American researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health ... Read more...

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Mums’ height linked to child deaths in India


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A study conducted in India has found that kids born to short women were 70 percent more likely to die before age 5 than those born to ... Read more...

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Scientists track how immune cells intercepting parasites


December 11th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) The body's earliest responses to a group of parasites that cause illness, identified by researchers, will boost efforts to develop vaccines against them.Scientists said that they tracked immune ... Read more...

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C-sections a key factor in preterm birth increase


May 28th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Cesarean sections are responsible for almost all of the increase in singleton preterm births, according to a new study.Researchers from the March of Dimes and the U.S. ... Read more...

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