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Drinking sugary beverages when breastfeeding may lead to poor cognitive development in kids

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Oct 06, 2020 … LOS ANGELES, Calif. — For expecting mothers, a healthy diet and lifestyle can make a big impact on their child’s development. A new study finds what a mom eats and drinks after the delivery can be just as important. Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles say drinking sugary beverages can affect the milk of breastfeeding parents.…

‘Babies are doing well’: Infants born to moms with COVID have few complications

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Oct 02, 2020 … SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Giving birth during the coronavirus pandemic can frighten many expecting parents, especially if the mother has COVID-19. A new study puts some of those fears to rest, revealing babies are no more at risk for respiratory problems and other issues whether their mother tests positive for COVID or not. “The babies are…

Mom’s high-fat diet before pregnancy may alter her baby’s taste buds, leading to obesity in adulthood

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Sep 14, 2020 … ITHACA, N.Y. — It’s often said that children pay for the sins of their father, but what about the diet of their mother? A new study from Cornell University finds that mom’s diet before becoming pregnant may go a long way toward determining Jr.’s bodyweight come adulthood. Researchers conclude that if mom follows a high-fat diet…

Giving babies antioxidant MitoQ while in womb may prevent heart disease later in life

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Aug 22, 2020 … CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom – Heart disease kills one in three people and costs the United States and Canada $130 billion each year. Most of this financial burden comes from treatment costs rather than preventative measures. Scientists and doctors are now focusing on finding ways to prevent the disease rather than simply treating it. One of…

More women consider starting own business to avoid glass ceiling, office harassment

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Jul 20, 2020 … NEW YORK — Most workers dream of being their own boss one day, but for many women, owning a business also means freedom from a sometimes unpleasant workplace. To that point, a recent international survey of 9,000 women finds over 70 percent want to open their own business. The second annual Global Entrepreneurship survey spoke…

First documented case of baby infected with COVID-19 in womb reported in Texas

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Jul 12, 2020 … DALLAS —  Previous research shows the chance of pregnant women infecting their newborns with COVID-19 is very low. A new report from Texas, however, is sparking fresh concerns for expecting mothers. Doctors say a baby was infected with the coronavirus while still inside the womb. A team from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center believe…

Pregnancy stereotypes can cause more workplace accidents for expectant employees

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Jul 02, 2020 … PULLMAN, Wash. — Pregnant women in the workplace are often unfairly stereotyped as less competent than other employees. Now, a new study from Washington State University finds that these beliefs can also lead to more workplace accidents and injuries. Researchers posit that pregnant employees are often so determined to prove these stereotypes untrue they end…

Using lab-grown ‘mini brains,’ scientists show SARS-CoV-2 may infect brain cells directly

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Jul 01, 2020 … BALTIMORE — Believe it or not, scientists have not yet zoned in on the full range of symptoms COVID-19 can cause. Early reports from Wuhan, China show that more than a third of coronavirus patients (36%) exhibit neurological symptoms. It’s remained unclear if the virus infects brain cells, or if these symptoms are the byproduct of…

Not Now: Study Disproves Theory That Coronavirus Lockdown Will Lead To Baby Boom

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May 11, 2020 … FLORENCE, Italy — It turns out a global pandemic and recession isn’t much of an aphrodisiac or incentive to start a family. Many have speculated that couples being stuck at home all day will lead to an influx of new births over the coming year, but a new study has largely disproven that notion. Researchers from…

Xs & Os: Couples Who Regularly Show Physical Affection Have Happier Relationships

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Apr 29, 2020 … BINGHAMTON, NY — Cuddling, hugging, and touching that doesn’t lead to sex can help build a stronger and happier relationship and marriage, according to a new study conducted at Binghamton University. The research team examined the effect of non-sexual physical intimacy on relationship satisfaction across a variety of attachment styles. One’s “attachment style” refers to how…

Scientists Support ‘Drymester’: Drinking During Pregnancy Unsafe For Child’s Brain Function

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Apr 23, 2020 … BRISTOL, U.K. — Every trimester during pregnancy is important, but researchers are now hoping women will focus on something else too — the “drymester.” A review of several published studies has concluded that drinking any alcohol during pregnancy could lead to the child having poorer thinking and learning abilities later in life. Researchers at the…

How about some good news? Coronavirus can’t be passed from mom to newborn, study finds

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Mar 16, 2020 … WUHAN, China — In a respite from the seemingly never-ending parade of doom and gloom, a new study out of Wuhan has come to a promising conclusion. Chinese researchers believe that the novel coronavirus is not transferrable from pregnant mothers to newborns at birth. This is actually the second piece of research out of China this…

Study finds concerning link between dairy milk, breast cancer risk

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Feb 26, 2020 … LOMA LINDA, Calif. — Growing up, so many of us were constantly reminded to drink milk. Milk is indisputably a great source of protein and calcium, but a new study has come to a troubling conclusion regarding dairy milk: regularly drinking milk can seriously increase a woman’s chances of developing breast cancer. Researchers at Loma Linda…

Time of the season: Study finds late fall, early winter is best when trying for baby

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Feb 19, 2020 … BOSTON — Thinking about adding a new member to the family? Scientists at Boston University say that couples tend to achieve conception at a quicker rate during the late fall or early winter. That timeline is especially relevant for residents of southern U.S. states, according to this first-of-its-kind piece of research. First, birthday rates according to…

’19th century miracle cure’: Marijuana enthusiasts woefully uninformed about benefits, survey shows

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Feb 07, 2020 … Author: “People are stopping or reducing prescription drugs to use medical cannabis. It’s a serious issue.” BUFFALO, N. Y. — Depending on who you speak with these days, marijuana is either a miracle drug capable of curing virtually all ailments, or a harmful drug that turns its users into braindead stoners. American society’s relationship with…