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Hot weather may up risk of diabetes in pregnancy

Hot weather may up risk of diabetes in pregnancy

Toronto, May 15 (IANS) Pregnantwomen should not expose themselves to temperatures averaging 24 degrees Celsius or above, as they would run the risk of developing gestational diabetes, researchers said.   In comparison, women who remained in colder climates with temperatures…

Obesity during pregnancy may up kids’ risk of epilepsy

Obesity during pregnancy may up kids’ risk of epilepsy

London, April 4 (IANS) Women who are overweight or obese during their pregnancy may significantly increase the risk for children developing epilepsy, a study has showed.   Epilepsy is a disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain is…

Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids

Maternal Vitamin D levels may prevent autism in kids

Sydney, March 18 (IANS) Intake of Vitamin D supplements during the first trimester of pregnancy is likely to prevent the development of autism traits in children, researchers found in a study on mice.   Autism — or autism spectrum disorder…

Liquorice during pregnancy bad for kids’ brain

Liquorice during pregnancy bad for kids’ brain

London, February 4 (IANS) Eating large amounts of liquorice during pregnancy may adversely affect the development of your child’s brain, a new study warns.   Liquorice is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (also known as Athimathuram in India) from which…

Planned pregnancy can help 90% epileptic women have healthy babies

Planned pregnancy can help 90% epileptic women have healthy babies

New Delhi, November 19 (IANS) Planned pregnancy can help 90 per cent of epileptic women deliver healthy babies, said doctors.   During pregnancy, despite ongoing treatment, some epileptic women may experience seizures which can affect their health and that of…

Why eating fish during pregnancy improves child’s brain

Why eating fish during pregnancy improves child’s brain

Tokyo, (IANS) The co-relation between eating fish during pregnancy and the health of the baby’s brain has been established by researchers from Tohoku University in Japan.   The study revealed that omega-6 and omega-3 balance is important for future brain…