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Despite the negative outcomes associated with environmental hazards on newborns, very few obstetricians report speaking with their pregnant patients about the dangers posed by toxic substances in the environment, NPR's Shots blog reports. The findings are based on a study published in PLoS One in which...
Reuters reports on new research that has shown that obese mothers are more likely to give birth to babies with more belly fat. The findings, based on a study in Acta Paediatrica, were a result of studying 231 obese and 80 normal weight mothers. "The researchers found that infants born to obese mothers were...
"The annual cost of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s is roughly $57,000 on average," and can be emotionally devastating for families, but a test called the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE) can help detect early signs of Alzheimer's and help families better prepare, The New York Times...