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2008-05-30 09:06:52

A new study provides the most direct evidence that there exists a causal link between smoking during pregnancy and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

2008-05-21 12:10:00

Babies born preterm were more than twice as likely to have major birth defects as full-term infants, according to a new analysis of nearly seven million U.S. live births published online this week.

2006-07-20 11:20:06

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There seems to be a link between maternal smoking during pregnancy and behavioral problems in preschool-age children.

2006-06-08 12:42:15

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - A class of widely used blood pressure drugs once considered safe in the early stages of pregnancy can nearly triple the risk of birth defects, a study showed on Wednesday.

2006-01-02 06:09:56

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The use of nicotine substitutes (nicotine gum, patches or inhalers) during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy appears to slightly increase the risk of birth defects, according to a large study of pregnant women and their offspring. Dr. Maria M.

2005-09-28 12:35:00

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer certain complications during pregnancy apparently run a higher risk of having a stroke later in life, according to findings reported Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Neurological Association in San Diego, California. Dr.

2005-08-01 05:40:00

Women who smoke during pregnancy nearly triple the risk their children will be born with attention deficit disorder, Danish researchers said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).