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Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to modifications in infants’ DNA

A new study has shown pregnant women with obesity could reduce the health risks for their infants through improved diet and more physical activity. Research published recently in the journal

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Pregnancy complications linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke in later life

Along with several other factors, including starting periods early, use of combined oral contraceptives, and early menopause Pregnancy complications such as miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, diabetes in pregnancy (gestational diabetes) and pre-term

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New study reveals why flu can be devastating for pregnant women

New research helps explain why flu can lead to life-threatening complications during pregnancy, suggesting the virus does not stay in the lungs but spreads throughout the mother’s body. The pre-clinical

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Pregnant women with covid-19 are less likely to have symptoms, may more likely need intensive care, and give birth early

Being older, overweight, and having other medical conditions increase their risk of having more serious disease Pregnant women seen in hospitals with covid-19 are less likely to show symptoms, and

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Exposure to cadmium in the womb linked to childhood asthma and allergies

Babies born with higher levels of cadmium in their umbilical cord blood may be more likely to develop childhood asthma and allergies, according to research presented at the European Respiratory

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High blood pressure during pregnancy may mean worse hot flashes during menopause

Women with a history of high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy are more likely to experience bothersome menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, according to a study

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No safe level of caffeine consumption for pregnant women and would-be mothers

Women who are pregnant or trying for a baby should consider avoiding caffeine, researchers say Women who are pregnant or trying to conceive should be advised to avoid caffeine because

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Pregnant Black and Hispanic women five times more likely to be exposed to coronavirus

Black and Hispanic pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as white and Asian women to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to a new study

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Potential preterm births in high risk women predicted to 73 per cent accuracy, by new technique

A new technique that can spot a potential preterm birth in asymptomatic high-risk women, with up to 73 per cent accuracy months before delivery, has been developed by scientists at

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How can remote monitoring support pregnant women during and after the pandemic?

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer at Sensyne Health discusses how remote patient monitoring is likely to become part of the wider healthcare system as we see more digital technologies embedded into routine