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Poor Maternal-Child Relationship Linked To Adolescent Obesity
2011-12-27 05:54:04

A new study has found that toddlers with a poor quality relationship with their mothers are more likely to be obese in their teenage years.

2011-12-26 07:26:36

The quality of the emotional relationship between a mother and her young child could affect the potential for that child to be obese during adolescence.

2011-10-07 07:00:00

In her new book, research neuropsychologist Dr.

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2011-05-11 07:27:15

Couples having marital difficulties may have infants who are losing sleep, according to a new study – and that may have a continuing impact on the children.

2011-03-31 01:52:31

The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) weighed in on today's FDA announcement to continue to allow pharmacies to compound hydroxyprogesterone caproate, also known as 17P.

2011-03-02 20:01:01

Pregnant women who are unaware that they have HIV miss the chance for drug treatment that can benefit not only their own health, but could also prevent them from transmitting the virus to their infants.

2011-02-20 17:23:18

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have identified a key step in the establishment of a pregnancy.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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