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2011-08-03 06:52:57

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Women with high exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy may have a higher risk of asthma in their children, according to this study. In this prospective study, researchers compared the daily magnetic field exposure of 801 pregnant women in Kaiser Permanente Northern California and used electronic medical records to follow their children for 13 years to see which children developed asthma. The study found that women with high MF exposure in pregnancy had a more than...

2011-08-02 00:36:04

Women with high exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy may have a higher risk of asthma in their children, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing online in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. In this prospective study, researchers compared the daily magnetic field exposure of 801 pregnant women in Kaiser Permanente Northern California and used electronic medical records to follow their children for 13 years to see which children developed asthma. The study...

2010-10-28 02:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing in the journal of Fertility and Sterility. The five-year study recruited 514 workers in factories in China and compared workers who had high urine BPA levels with those with low urine BPA. Men with higher urine...

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2009-11-11 12:55:27

Researchers reported on Wednesday that male factory workers in China who got very high doses of the chemical BPA, or bisphenol A, had high rates of sexual problems, The Associated Press reported. The study, which adds to concerns about BPA's effects on most consumers, showed that heavy exposure to BPA -"“ which is widely used in hard plastic bottles -- was linked to impotence and lower sexual desire and satisfaction. Researcher Dr. De-Kun Li said the men in the study experienced BPA...

2008-10-23 06:00:27

By Rita Rubin Depression in pregnant women could help explain the growing problem of preterm delivery, scientists suggest today. While post-partum depression "has long been recognized as a serious public health problem," Kaiser Permanente researchers write in the journal Human Reproduction, "depression during pregnancy has not been well-studied." It's not clear how common depression is in pregnant women and how it affects their babies, the authors write. "Depression during pregnancy...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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