Asthma attacks during pregnancy are associated with an increased risk of complications for mothers and their babies, a Canadian study suggests.
An analysis of 30 years of data suggests that a campaign to encourage parents to have babies sleep on their backs is one of several trends that explain the reduced rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).Read More
Researchers show that pre- and post-natal exposure to tobacco is associated with a risk of behavioral disorders in children.Read More
A Reuters news report indicates that three new cases of measles have been confirmed in Las Vegas by Nevada public health officials.Read More
A UK regulatory body has approved a cigarette-shaped nicotine inhaler called “Voke,” the first “alternative to smoking” to be approved in the UK.Read More
Pregnant women living near the World Trade Center during 9/11 experienced higher-than-normal negative birth outcomes, says a new Princeton University paper.Read More
Higher maternal intake of total dairy products, cheese, yogurt and calcium during pregnancy was associated with a reduced risk for infantile eczema, asthma and atopic eczema in children, according to study results.Read More
A new study has determined a link between prenatal maternal stress (PNMS) and the development of symptoms of asthma and autism in children.Read More