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Latest Low birth weight paradox Stories

2012-02-15 21:44:33

One of the first things people ask new parents is how much does their baby weigh.

2011-07-06 23:49:51

Results from a study of over 50 000 pregnancies revealed that women who gave up smoking when their pregnancy was confirmed gave birth to babies with a similar birthweight to those born to mothers who had never smoked, Professor Nick Macklon, from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Southampton, UK, told the annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Wednesday).

2006-03-07 10:23:05

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pre

2005-07-08 08:40:01

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new study has found that the parents of children born at a lower weight may have an increased risk of dying from heart disease or stroke -- suggesting that common genetic factors may underlie both birthweight and cardiovascular disease.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.