Smoking during pregnancy pose risks to both baby and mother: Study fin...

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Smoking during pregnancy is understood to pose risks to both baby and mother. Now, new research led by the University of Glasgow has found further evidence that maternal smoking poses a risk to baby and child health.
Risk of miscarriage linked strongly to mother's age and pregnancy history: Study
New York, Mar 23 (IBNS): The risk of miscarriage varies greatly with a woman's age, shows a strong pattern of recurrence, and is increased after some pregnancy complications, finds a study led by the Bristol Medical School and published in The BMJ today [Wednesday 20 March].
Child and adolescent anxiety could be linked to later alcohol problems: Study
London, Mar 23 (IBNS): New research led by the University of Bristol has found some evidence that children and adolescents with higher levels of anxiety may be at greater risk of developing alcohol problems.
Higher egg and cholesterol consumption hikes heart disease and death risk : Study
London, Mar 22 (IBNS): Cancel the cheese omelet. There is sobering news for egg lovers who have been happily gobbling up their favorite breakfast since the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans no longer limited how much dietary cholesterol or how many eggs they could eat.
A nutty solution for improving brain health: Study
Sydney, Mar 22 (IBNS): Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people according to new research from the University of South Australia.
More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief
New York, Mar 22 (IBNS): A lack of safe water, is far deadlier for children than war in more than a dozen conflict-affected countries, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday, in a report launched to coincide with World Water Day, marked on 22 March.
Surgery using ultrasound energy found to treat high blood pressure: Study
London, Mar 19 (IBNS): A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to maintain reduced blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months, according to the results of a clinical trial led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Study suggests painkillers taken during pregnancy are not a cause of asthma in children
London, Mar 19 (IBNS):  A Queen Mary University of London study of almost 500,000 women indicates that taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for increasing the risk of asthma in children.
Scientists hunt down the brain circuit responsible for alcohol cravings
Los Angeles, Mar 19 (IBNS): Scientists at Scripps Research have found that they can reverse the desire to drink in alcohol-dependent rats—with the flip of a switch. 
Indian Army holds health check up camp in Samba
Jammu, Mar 19 (UNI) Indian Army's Sabre Brigade under Rising Star Corps, in close coordination with the Civil Administration of Samba and Jammu, on Tuesday organised a Medical, Dental and Veterinary Camp at Ratnuchak.
Swine flu toll touches 40 in Madhya Pradesh
Indore, Mar 18 (UNI): With three more persons succumbing to swine flu in the past 24 hours, the toll – since January 1 – touched 40 here, Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme sources said.
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