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New Study Examines The Prevalence Of COVID-19 In Pregnant Women

A new paper reports on the prevalence of infections with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in women admitted to labor and delivery units in several Boston hospitals. Universal testing of pregnant women admitted to labor and delivery units is part of a

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New Study Highlights The Effect Of Motherhood On Memory Retention

‘Mummy brain’ is a long-held perception that mothers are more forgetful and less attentive. A new study published yesterday, June 23, however came up with different findings. According to the researchers, findings shows that mothers are equally as attentive, or

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Why A Woman’s Eggs May Prefer Some Men’s Sperm Over Others – Study Finds

A woman’s eggs may be selective towards sperm cells and prefer some over the others, according to a new study. The study carried out by Stockholm University, in partnership with the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) looked into the

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How Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Impact More Women Long-term – Study

Twice as many women who experienced a hypertensive disorder during any of their pregnancies are at increased risk of developing heart or kidney diseases later in life based on incidence per woman versus per pregnancy, according to a new study

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Study Links Social Play In Kindergarten To Improved Academic Performance

Emphasizing more play, hands-on learning, and students helping one another in kindergarten improves academic outcomes, self-control and attention regulation, finds new UBC research. The study, published today in the journal PLoS One, found this approach to kindergarten curriculum also enhanced

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Babies Know When You Imitate Them & They Benefit From It – Study

Six-month old infants recognize when adults imitate them, and perceive imitators as more friendly, according to a new study. The babies looked and smiled longer at an adult who imitated them, as opposed to when the adult responded in other

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Study Explains How Having A Degree Gives Your Child Significant Advantage At Math

Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in math by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new study has discovered. Greater parental education is the strongest predictor of maths

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Why Sex Becomes Less Satisfying With Age- Study

The number of women regularly having sex declines with age, and the number of women enjoying sex postmenopause is even lower. Although these facts are not surprising, the causes for these declines may be because previous research focused largely on

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Should You Always Intervene When Your Baby Cries | Are There Adverse Effects If You Don’t?

Motherhood is such a huge blessing and most mums will prep themselves up mentally, and in nearly every other way to be able to give their infant all the attention and care it deserves. Notwithstanding, all of that, the mum-guilt

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Will Lying Down After Sex Increase Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant?

When pregnancy isn’t happening, anything from the obvious to the vague could be the reason, and for many years now, sperm leakage after intercourse has been touted as one of the least obvious reasons why pregnancy may not be happening.

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Vaginal Birth After C-section, More Dangerous To Both Mother and Baby | Study Claims

Attempting a vaginal birth after one or more caesarean deliveries is more dangerous to mother and baby than sticking to the surgical procedure, a new study suggests. Caesareans are one of the most common procedures and on the rise globally.

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Study Looks At The Effect Of Fatty Food On Women’s Ability To Focus

Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate — not great news for people whose diets have gone

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Here’s What 22-Year-Old Mum, Adisa Funmilola Did To Her 18-Month-Old Baby Who Was In The Way Of Her Dreams To Become A Lawyer

A 22-year-old mum, Adisa Funmilola, has taken out her frustration on her young child, and committed the most heinous crime against her own child. Adisa claims her baby stood in the way of her dreams to become a lawyer and

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See How Exercising Habits In Women Significantly Affects Their Chances Of Recovery In Case Of A Major Illness

Women who can exercise vigorously are at significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer and other causes. The research is presented today at EuroEcho 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Study author Dr Jesús

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Consuming Berries, Apples & Green Tea Significantly Lower Risk Of Dementia – Study

Older adults with low intake of foods and drinks containing flavonoids, such as berries, apples, and tea, were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias over 20 years, compared with people who consumed more of those items, according

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Study Highlights The Importance Of Ventilation In Curbing The Spread Of COVID-19

A new study has stated that Coronavirus appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation. The study carried out at two hospitals in Wuhan, China, and published Monday April 27, in the journal Nature

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Interesting New Study Underscores The Importance Of ‘Being Fun’ As A Character Development Trait In Children

A longitudinal study examined whether children who are well-liked and children who are popular got that way by being fun to hang around with. Across a two-month period, primary school children perceived by classmates as someone who is fun to

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New Study Accounts For How Adopted and Biological Siblings Respond Differently To Depression Caused By Home Environment

New research finds that children’s rearing environment has a meaningful impact on their risk for major depression later in life, and notes the importance supporting of nurturing environments when children are at risk. In the study, authors analyzed the health

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Why Babies Born To Older Dads Are At Risk Of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

It is no secret that genetic factors play a role in determining whether children have neurodevelopmental disorders. Maternal exposure to drugs and viral or bacterial illnesses can be detrimental too. However, a recent epidemiological survey of approximately 6 million people

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New Study Identifies How Overconfidence In Children Can Mar The Results They Produce Even In Adulthood

Overconfidence in one’s own abilities despite clear evidence to the contrary is present and persistent in children as young as four, a new study by the Univeristy of Sussex Business School has revealed. Results of the study which was published

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How Intake Of Excess Dietary Salt Compromises Immunity Against Bacteria

Research in mice and humans has found that consuming more than the recommended amount of salt disrupts the antibacterial function of a type of immune cell. According to medicalnewstoday.com, there was evidence that excess dietary salt raises blood pressure, which

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Prenatal Exposure To Air Pollution Linked To Myriad Of Health Issues In Infants

A mother’s exposure to particulate air pollution during pregnancy is associated with reduced cardiac response to stress in six-month-old infants, according to new research. This study is among the first to find that particulate air pollution exposure in utero can

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How Gardening Can Significantly Improve Your Body Image- Research

New research has found that allotment gardening promotes positive body image, which measures someone’s appreciation of their own body and its functions, and an acceptance of bodily imperfections. The study, published on April 2, 2020 in the journal Ecopsychology and

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Study Unravels Why Birth Control May Fail

Women who get pregnant while using birth control may carry a gene that breaks down the hormones common in contraceptives, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The study’s lead author Aaron Lazorwitz, MD, assistant professor

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Why Eating Yoghurt Can Stop Bacteria That Causes Breast Cancer

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria, researchers suggest. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial bacteria dampens inflammation. This is similar to the bacteria found in breastfeeding mothers. Their suggestion is

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