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Chemical in Plastics Linked to Genital Abnormalities in Baby Boys
Chemical in Plastics Linked to Genital Abnormalities in Baby Boys September 22, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study shows that pregnant women’s exposure to a chemical commonly found in plastic is directly linked to abnormalities in newborn boys’ reproductive organs. Doctors and researchers know that man-made chemicals commonly found in plastics, foods, personal care products ... Read More »

Autism severity linked to genetics and ultrasound
Autism severity linked to genetics and ultrasound September 20, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For children with autism and a class of genetic disorders, exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, according to study results reported Sept. 1. The study was conducted by researchers at ... Read More »

Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter
Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter September 10, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Recall – risk of electric shock due to breakage Consumers and health professionals are advised that Medela Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling a detachable wall plug, which is a component of the AC power supply for certain personal use ... Read More »

Breastfeeding twice as likely after home births than hospital births
Breastfeeding twice as likely after home births than hospital births September 6, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study by academics in Trinity College Dublin has found that there is a strong positive relationship between planned birth at home and breast feeding: breastfeeding was twice as likely after planned home births compared to hospital births. The ... Read More »

Breastfeeding may reduce diarrhoea and ear Infections
Breastfeeding may reduce diarrhoea and ear Infections September 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Feeding at the breast may be healthier than feeding pumped milk from a bottle for reducing the risk of ear infection, and feeding breast milk compared with formula may reduce the risk of diarrhoea, according to a recent study by ... Read More »

Helping premature babies breathe
Helping premature babies breathe August 30, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study at The University of Western Australia that looked into ways of preventing respiratory health problems in premature babies has been listed in the top 10 projects for 2015 at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards. ... Read More »

Probiotics for treating infant colic
Probiotics for treating infant colic August 28, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Infant colic, or excessive crying for no apparent cause, is extremely common and can have significant consequences for the baby and their mother’s mental health. It affects up to 20% of infants. Probiotics for treating infant colic, which was published ... Read More »

Links between depression and shorter breastfeeding duration in new mothers
Links between depression and shorter breastfeeding duration in new mothers August 1, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Experts from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) are calling for more awareness and support for new mothers experiencing depression and breastfeeding difficulties after new research showed a link between the two. Study lead author Dr Hannah Woolhouse found women who ... Read More »

Breast is best for premature babies’ hearts
Breast is best for premature babies’ hearts July 29, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Breastfeeding premature babies improves long-term heart structure and function, an Oxford University study has found. The hearts of babies born early often develop abnormally. Dr Adam Lewandowski and colleagues at the Oxford Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility, directed by Professor Paul ... Read More »

Are children sharing bacteria that could cause tooth decay?
Are children sharing bacteria that could cause tooth decay? July 6, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research presented at the ASM Microbe research meeting provides compelling evidence that children acquire Streptococcus mutans, the bacterium most frequently associated with dental caries, from intra- and extra-familial sources besides their mother. Children typically have more than one strain (i.e., ... Read More »







 
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