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2010-10-19 20:56:09

A University of Adelaide study has found no evidence that taking fish oil capsules during pregnancy can help reduce the risk of post-natal depression, contrary to international recommendations.

2006-05-26 12:23:35

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children whose mothers take iron supplements while pregnant don't have higher IQs than those whose mothers didn't take iron pills, a study from Australia shows.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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