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Mother’s Overall Diet Affects Fetus Health
2011-10-04 06:07:08

According to a new study, available online by the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, researchers found that overall quality of diet had a greater impact on fetus health than single nutrient supplementation.

2011-09-19 21:06:45

Ovarian cancer is one of the most frequent forms of cancer that affect women.

2011-09-19 07:49:02

The first fluorescence-guided surgery on an ovarian cancer patient was performed using a cancer cell "homing device" and imaging agent created by a Purdue University researcher.

2011-08-03 13:46:54

During pregnancy, women are counseled to refrain from consuming certain types of foods, beverages and medications in order to avoid jeopardizing the health and development of the fetus.

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2011-07-11 13:11:07

According to a new study, Swedish teenagers who consume more folic acid will get better grades in school.

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2011-07-06 05:45:00

Poor oral health is just as bad for fertility as obesity, and could delay the time of conception by as much as two months.

2011-07-06 00:00:04

A new study finds high folate intake is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, a finding consistent with the findings of most previous epidemiologic studies.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.