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Folic Acid Use In Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced Risk Of Autism In Children
2013-02-13 09:23:57

Folic Acid is one of the few proven methods known to prevent birth defects, and has also shown promise in reducing the risk of childhood cancer. So it only seems fitting to continue research into the role the leafy veggie vitamin plays in positive pregnancy outcomes and early childhood development.

2013-01-29 16:57:00

Spending many hours in center-based child care does not lead to more aggression and disobedience in children.

2013-01-17 13:42:32

Norwegian pregnant women who received a vaccine against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus showed no increased risk of pregnancy loss, while pregnant women who experienced influenza during pregnancy had an increased risk of miscarriages and still births.

2011-11-08 22:07:22

Pipe-in-pipe systems are now commonly used to distribute water in many Norwegian homes.

2011-09-27 15:09:50

What type of childcare arrangements do parents choose before their children are 18 months old?

2011-05-31 16:23:22

Permanent hair dye gives the most serious adverse effects, yet there are also many reactions to facial and body moisturisers.

2011-04-27 15:02:01

In urban communities, less than 1 in 100 inhabitants died from Spanish flu in 1918, but in isolated communities up to 9 out of 10 died.

2011-04-04 17:25:10

CO2 capture by means of amines is considered to be the most appropriate method to quickly begin with CO2 removal.

2011-03-23 14:36:27

After many years of gradual increase followed by a three-year levelling off period, sales of addictive anxiolytic and hypnotic drugs decreased by just under two per cent in 2010.

2011-03-23 14:14:30

Methadone has been used to treat heroin addicts for nearly 50 years.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.