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Low Birth Weight Babies: A Worldwide Problem

18 de May de 2019 | 12:00 pm
More than 20 million babies are born across the globe weighing far less than they should, and the problem isn’t limited to low-income countries,...

Exercising during pregnancy improves metabolism of offspring

9 de April de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Mice which mothers exercised when pregnant are less likely to gain weight when they were fed a high-fat diet; the benefits were found regardless...

Less time on the couch reduces fat in babies of obese pregnant women

7 de April de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Healthy lifestyle recommendations for obese pregnant women should include a recommendation to minimize the time they spend sitting. A new study, in which Spanish...

Is there a relationship between exposure to chemicals in pregnancy and blood pressure?

26 de January de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A study by the Institute of Global Health of Barcelona ( ISGlobal ) and recently published in the  International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental...

Mexican researchers study emotional responses of mothers and the bond with their newborns

20 de December de 2018 | 1:00 pm
A research promoted by the Center for Transdisciplinary Research in Psychology (CITPsi), of the Autonomous University of the State of Morelos (UAEM), Mexico, seeks...

Following the Mediterranean Diet during pregnancy decreases risk of accelerated growth in infants

5 de December de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Children of woman who followed the Mediterranean diet have less risk of having a trajectory of accelerated growth (characterized by high birthweight and a...

Alcohol during pregnancy increases the risk of having a child with low birth weight

11 de November de 2018 | 1:00 pm
A team of researchers that includes the participation of the University of Granada (UGR) reveals that women who consume alcohol during pregnancy have a...

Lower risk of perinatal depression with moderate physical exercise during pregnancy

9 de October de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Pregnancy and especially childbirth represent moments of great emotional lability in pregnant women that can alter their normal development. The risks, alterations and consequences...

An algorithm that associates cardiac electrical activity with inflammatory response during labor may allow predicting if a baby may born prematurely

22 de September de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Researcher José Javier Reyes Lagos analyzed at experimental and clinical levels the cardiac electrical activity of women with low risk pregnancies, showing that it...

Pregnancy increases eight times the risk of hospitalization for severe influenza

7 de September de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Spanish researchers have evaluated the risk of complications from influenza among pregnant and not pregnant women of reproductive age. The results suggest that flu...
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