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Folic acid supplements contribute to breast cancer risk: Study


February 12th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has found that the offspring of rats that took folic acid supplements before conception, during pregnancy and while breast-feeding have breast cancer rates twice as ... Read more...

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Early-life exposure to BPA may harm testis function in adulthood


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new study conducted in animals has shown that exposure to environmental levels of the industrial chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, in the womb and early life may ... Read more...

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Early intervention could prevent schizophrenia before it starts


January 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have shown that early intervention could prevent Schizophrenia even before it starts.Prof. Ina Weiner of TAU's Department of ... Read more...

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Even tiny levels of carbon monoxide can damage fetal brain


June 26th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to even miniscule levels of carbon monoxide during pregnancy can have an adverse impact on fetal brain, resulting in permanent impairment."We ... Read more...

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Nursing mums who have too much fructose-sweetened drinks ‘have fat kids’


June 12th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Women who drink excessive amount of fructose-sweetened beverages during pregnancy or breast-feeding are more likely to have obese kids.Fructose, as in high-fructose corn syrup, is widely found in ... Read more...

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Eating eggs during pregnancy affects breast cancer outcomes in offspring


December 2nd, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Consuming cholinea nutrient found in eggs and other foodsduring pregnancy can significantly affect breast cancer outcomes for a mother''s offspring, says a new study.The article in the ... Read more...

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Fatty diet during pregnancy predisposes baby to overeating, obesity


November 12th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): High-fat diet during pregnancy produces permanent changes in the offspring''s brain that lead to increased appetite and obesity early in life, a study in rats has shown.The ... Read more...

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Moms prenatal diet linked to early onset of puberty in offspring


June 17th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): The age a girl reaches puberty may have something to do with what her mother ate during pregnancy and nursing, says a new animal study.Deborah Sloboda, PhD, ... Read more...

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Over-clothing babies raises crib death risks


June 1st, 2008 - 10:24 am ICT by admin
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found that smoking during pregnancy increases dangers of an infant dying of sudden death infant syndrome (SIDS). In their landmark study, researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Environmental toxins may impact fertility of grandkids as well


May 26th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how environmental toxicants can have significant impact on fertility.The study led by Rebecca M. Steinberg and colleagues provide evidence that ... Read more...

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