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Immigration raids tied to greater risk of underweight babies

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – In the aftermath of an immigration raid, Latina women in the U.S. may be more likely to have low birthweight or premature babies even when they are citizens, a new study suggests. To explore the link between immigration policy and pregnancy outcomes, researchers examined data on babies born before […]

Cervical surgery for pre-cancer tied to preemies and small babies

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – – Women who get surgery to treat precancerous abnormalities on their cervix are more likely to have premature or low-birth weight babies than women who don’t have these procedures, a recent study suggests. Researchers focused on women with a common condition known as cervical dysplasia, abnormal tissue growth that […]

Parenting help for dads tied to better school readiness for kids

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – A reading program designed to help men become better fathers is associated with better parenting skills as well as behavior and learning improvements in kids, a small study suggests. In the study, researchers focused on fathers and kids at Head Start centers in New York City, where programs are […]

Heartburn pills tied to serious bacterial infections

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – People who take popular heartburn pills known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to develop intestinal infections than people who don’t take these medications, a Scottish study suggests. Researchers examined data on about 188,000 people who used these drugs and about 377,000 similar individuals who didn’t […]

Delayed umbilical cord clamping tied to lower anemia risk in babies

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – Waiting at least three minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is associated with a lower risk of anemia in babies, according to a study in Nepal. Children with anemia and iron deficiency may have impaired nervous system development, which affects cognitive and motor abilities and behavior. Typically, […]

‘Weekend warrior’ workouts tied to longer life

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) – When it comes to workouts, exercising only on the weekends is still better than doing nothing at all, a study suggests. Compared with inactive adults, people who get any amount of exercise may live longer, according to the study of middle-aged adults in the UK and Scotland. With some […]

Heart problems tied to increased risk of suicide

By Andrew M. Seaman People with acute coronary syndrome caused by poor blood flow to the heart may be at an increased risk of suicide – especially in the six months following their diagnosis, according to a new study from Taiwan. Acute coronary syndrome, which includes problems ranging from a heart attack to a type […]

Flu – or flu vaccine – in pregnancy not tied to autism in kids

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – – Pregnant women who get the flu, or a flu vaccine, are not increasing their baby’s risk for an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on 196,929 children born from 2000 through 2010 in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California healthcare system after at […]

Flu – or flu vaccine – in pregnancy not tied to autism in kids

By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women who get the flu, or a flu vaccine, are not increasing their baby’s risk for an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data on 196,929 children born from 2000 through 2010 in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California healthcare system after at least […]

Mouse allergen in schools tied to worse asthma for kids

By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – – Mouse allergens in school buildings may be an important environmental factor aggravating kids’ asthma, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers found mouse allergen in nearly 100 percent of dust samples from the schools studied, and exposure to it was linked to increased symptoms and decreased lung function among children […]

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