low birth weights

Asthmatic women risk unborn child’s health

February 20th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Many pregnant asthmatic women, who may be remiss in using the right medication, may end up risking the health of their unborn child, a study ... Read more...

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Poor pre-pregnancy diet ups baby’s risk of diabetes, obesity

July 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A poor diet before conception could put the baby at risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity, researchers say.Mice that were fed a low protein ... Read more...

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Half of US population breathes polluted air: report

April 28th, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 28 (IANS) Air pollution poses a threat to the health of about 154 million Americans or more than half of the US population, the American Lung Association ... Read more...

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Mums abused in childhood more likely to have low-birth weight babies

March 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that mothers abused as children have increased risk for giving birth to low-birth weight infants.The findings, by researchers at the University of Washington, ... Read more...

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Half of pregnant Chinese women face hazards of 2nd-hand smoke

May 29th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Almost fifty percent of pregnant Chinese women are plagued by second-hand smoke, a recent survey has revealed.The survey by the Horizon Research Consultancy Group involved nearly 300 ... Read more...

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Individuals with very low birth weight at increased chronic kidney disease risk

November 20th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Babies with very low birth weights are at an increased risk of developing chronic renal disease, called segmental glomerulosclerosis, in future, according to a new study.Usually, kidney ... Read more...

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Researchers link 9/11 stress to low birth weight babies in New York

November 14th, 2007 - 2:03 am ICT by admin

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