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Eating Fish May Ward Off Allergies In Kids

Highlights Women who consume oily fish while pregnant or during breast-feeding Decrease the risk of their children developing food allergies Fish intake in the family seems to reduce the risk of allergies Women who consume oily fish while pregnant or during breast-feeding may decrease the risk of their children developing ...

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Easing Labour Pain May Reduce Postpartum Depression in Women

Highlights Epidural anesthesia blocks pain in a particular region of the body Labour pain may be more problematic for some women than others Epidural anesthesia is likely to decrease postpartum depression Easing pain during labour through administering epidural anesthesia is likely to decrease the likelihood of postpartum depression in some ...

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7 Brilliant Home Remedies for Period Pain

Highlights Period pain interferes with the daily activities of 1 in every 5 women Extreme period pain can at times be as “bad as having a heart attack” Here are 7 home remedies to ease menstrual pain and cramps Ugh! That time of the month again… Cramping, bloating, mood swings, ...

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Menopause Before 40 Ups Fracture Risk

Highlights Menopause before the age of 40 Increases fracture risk, even with calcium and vitamin D supplements Hormone therapy is also recognised to help ward off osteoporosis If you are in menopause before the age of 40, you have a higher fracture risk, even with calcium and vitamin D supplements, ...

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Maternal B12 Deficiency May up Diabetes Risk in Babies

Highlights Women with vitamin B12 deficiency risk children to metabolic disease Deficiency likely to occur in pregnant women, who follow vegetarian diet Study was presented at the Society for Endocrinology’s annual Conference Women with vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose their children to metabolic diseases such as Type-2 diabetes, ...

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Mothers’ Nutrition Pivotal for Healthy Child Growth, Study

Highlights Improving mothers’ nutrition before and during pregnancy is pivotal In order to reduce child stunting in developing countries Causes include infections, poor child nutrition and discontinued feeding Improving mothers’ nutrition before and during pregnancy is pivotal to reducing child stunting in developing countries, researchers said on Tuesday, as a ...

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How to Increase Hemoglobin: 7 Natural Ways

Highlights Hemoglobin is responsible for carrying oxygen throughout the body If the Hb level drops, it can cause weakness, fatigue and lead to anemia We’ve spoken to experts & listed natural ways to increase your hemoglobin “Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein present in red blood cells and is responsible for ...

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