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Eating fish during pregnancy associated to improved attention capacity in children

9 de October de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A study points out the importance of following a diet rich in white and blue fish during the first months of pregnancy. The results...

A study reveals that air pollution can reach the placenta

24 de September de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Belgian scientists have found black carbon particles on the fetal side of the placenta of 28 pregnant women exposed to air pollution. The finding...

Pros and cons of using the pacifier according to science

13 de August de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Two researchers from the Universitat Jaume I of Castellón, Spain, reviewed 1,897 scientific articles on the harmful and beneficial effects derived from the use...

C-section, risk factor for psychological development in twins

10 de August de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A team of researchers from the University of Malaga (UMA) has pioneered how the type of birth can influence the subsequent psychological development and...

Metabolic diseases in pregnancy increase the health risk of the future child

27 de July de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Metabolic diseases in pregnant mothers can negatively influence their offspring and cause an increased risk of some conditions. The group of the Center for...

Physical exercise during pregnancy improves fetal cardiac behavior

1 de July de 2019 | 12:00 pm
An investigation by the Polytechnic University of Madrid and the University Hospital of Torrejón establishes that the practice of moderate physical exercise by the...

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...
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