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Why are killer whales momma’s boys? Blame menopause


September 14th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have cracked one of the most enduring marine mysteries - why adult male killer whales pretty much stay momma's boys all their lives.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Pregnancy-related cancers up by 70 percent


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) There has been a 70 percent increase in cancers diagnosed during or soon after pregnancy, based on a study of 1.3 million births between 1994 and ... Read more...

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‘Kids of 40-plus moms are smarter’


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Moms over 40 years take heart - your kids are not only healthier but also smarter than offspring of younger women and less likely to have ... Read more...

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Women take longer to deliver babies than 50 years ago


April 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) Women take longer to deliver babies today than they did 50 years ago, according to an analysis of nearly 140,000 deliveries, conducted by researchers at ... Read more...

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Women born to older mothers may develop breast cancer


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Girls born to mothers over 39 years and women who were taller and thinner than the average girl prior to puberty faced higher chances of developing ... Read more...

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Women over 45 giving birth to more babies


January 28th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) The number of babies born to women aged 45 and over has nearly trebled in the last decade in Britain, with just three in five women ... Read more...

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Kids of older women ‘fare better’


April 6th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 06 (ANI): An international study of children born to women over 40 has revealed that older mothers make better parents.Their offspring are less likely to be injured in accidents, less ... Read more...

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Bad relationship with spouse causes ‘pre-baby blues’


March 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has found that a bad relationship with the husband or partner is the strongest predictor of maternal emotional distress during pregnancy.Anxiety and depression during pregnancy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

United States Birth Rate Hits All Time Low


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The birth rate in the United States has hit the lowest rate which it has ever been at since the data has been available, according to the CDC, ... Read more...

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US Birthrate Hits All Time Low; Teen Pregnancy Down


April 8th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being on a decline for the last twelve years, the birth rate in the United States of America has dropped to the lowest that it has ever ... Read more...

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Older mothers more prone to have children with autism


February 9th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has concluded that older mothers are more prone to give birth to children with autism. This study analyzed over 5 million births, and ... Read more...

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Older Mothers More Prone To Deliver Child Affected By Autism


February 9th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The neural disorder, autism, has been affecting several babies these days and researchers in different places have conducted multiple studies to save children from this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malnutrition higher in children born to child brides


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Infants born to child brides in India have a higher risk of malnutrition than children born to older mothers, according to the latest research. However, low birth weight and ... Read more...

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Malnutrition higher in kids born to Indian child brides


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Babies born to child brides in India (married before the age of 18) run a higher risk of malnourishment compared to those born to older mothers, according to ... Read more...

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Delay in becoming a mum may be risky


September 16th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 16 (ANI): Women who have their first baby at an advanced maternal age may be more at risk of complications, says a recent UK study.The team at the University of ... Read more...

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Older mums cope with pregnancy better


July 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) First-time older mums cope surprisingly well with the exacting demands of pregnancy, compared to their younger counterparts, but are more anxious about their unborn baby's well-being, according to ... Read more...

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Older killer whales make for more successful mommies


February 3rd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Older killer whales (Orcinus orca) nearing menopause are more successful in rearing their young, according to a study.The research has shown that estimated survival rates for calves ... Read more...

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Older parents first-born kids more likely to be autistic


October 26th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): Older mothers and fathers are more likely to have a child with autism, according to a new US study.In the study, researchers found that first-born children of ... Read more...

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Bipolar disorder more likely in children of older fathers


September 2nd, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Bipolar disorder is likely to be more common among children of older fathers, according to a study.The condition is a common, severe mood disorder involving episodes of mania ... Read more...

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Kids of older dads at higher bipolar risk


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Children born to older fathers are more likely to develop bipolar disorder, common condition sometimes known as manic depression, according to a report in the September issue ... Read more...

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Women with gestational diabetes more likely to develop type 2 diabetes


July 29th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new study has found that women with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, with almost 20 percent developing the condition within 9 ... Read more...

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Your daughter-in-law can help you fight the blues


July 25th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Daughters-in-law help Chinese elders fight the blues, says a new study, which also found that assistance from own kids could actually increase depression among older adults.Giving a ... Read more...

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Now, a simple blood test to screen for Down’s syndrome in mums-to-be


June 21st, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): A simple, risk-free blood test that can detect Down's syndrome from the blood of pregnant women has raised the prospect of screening being routinely available to every ... Read more...

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Over 50% of Brit women drink alcohol during pregnancy


May 24th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): More than half of UK women still consume alcohol during pregnancy, despite being aware of its long-term negative effects on children, according to a new survey.According to ... Read more...

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Maternity death rates on the rise in Britain


November 25th, 2007 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 25 (ANI): A new research has revealed that in Britain, the number of maternity deaths has increased over the past three years with doctors accusing increasing obesity, older mothers and ... Read more...

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Late moms make better mothers


November 14th, 2007 - 3:00 am ICT by admin
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