Pregnant women with COVID-19 appear to be at greater risk for common pregnancy complications — in addition to health risks from the virus — than pregnant women without COVID-19, suggests a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
COVID-19 vaccination does not reduce chances of conception but COVID-19 infection can affect male fertility
COVID-19 vaccination does not affect the chances of conceiving a child, according to a study of more than 2,000 couples that was funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Processed foods during pregnancy increases autism risk in children
With the number of children diagnosed with autism on the rise, the need to find what causes the disorder becomes more urgent every day. UCF
High dose folic acid helps smoker pregnant to have better fetal growth
Women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy and took higher-dose folic acid supplements delivered infants with better fetal growth than smokers who took standard-dose folic acid,
Azedra injection – first treatment approved for rare adrenal tumors
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Azedra (iobenguane I 131) injection for intravenous use for the treatment of adults and adolescents age 12 and
ASD or autism increases in children of diabetic mothers
Risk of ASD was higher in children exposed in utero to maternal preexisting T1D, T2D and gestational diabetes diagnosed by 26 weeks compared with no
Food-based vitamin D during pregnancy reduces allergies in children
Higher intake of foods containing vitamin D during pregnancy was associated with reduced risk of development of allergies in children, according to researchers. But, this
Viral infection during pregnancy may be linked to autism-like behaviors in babies
A study published in the journal Science found that activation in pregnant mice of a particular immune response, similar to what may occur with certain
Potato consumption before pregnancy may raise diabetes risk during pregnancy
Women who eat more potatoes before pregnancy may have higher rates of gestational diabetes — the form that occurs during pregnancy — compared to women
Autism linked to maternal exposure to agricultural pesticides
Autism – Study finds association between maternal exposure to agricultural pesticides – Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay.