Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who live in
smog-filled areas may be twice as likely to have children with
autism, a new study suggests.
Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Children of women who drink
moderate amounts of alcohol while pregnant don't appear to have any
neurodevelopmental problems when it comes to balance, a new British
BPA Exposure Tied to Undescended Testicles in Boys
MONDAY, June 17 (HealthDay News) -- Fetal exposure to the
chemical bisphenol A (BPA) has been linked to low levels of a key
developmental hormone in newborn boys with undescended testicles,
according to an early new study.
Dads Who Bond With Kids Help Keep Marriage Strong
THURSDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- For dads aiming at marital
bliss, a new study suggests just two factors are especially
important: being engaged with the kids, for sure -- but also doing
a fair share of the household chores.
Heavier Pregnant Women Tend to Deliver Prematurely
TUESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Overweight or obese women who are pregnant are more likely to give birth prematurely, and the risk of preterm delivery increases with their amount of excess weight, according to a study of more than 1.5 million deliveries in Sweden.