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Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is ass…

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that children […]

Smoking during pregnancy may lead to childhood eye condition | International

In an Acta Ophthalmologica analysis of 11 relevant articles, maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 46 per cent increased risk […]

New screening tool to improve outcomes for kids with foetal alcohol spectrum di…

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) has often been called the ‘invisible disability’ due to its high rate of non- or […]

Preeclampsia: We can do more

Each year, more than 10,000 pregnant women in Australia suffer from preeclampsia and 30,000 die from it on a global […]

Ask the tough questions: Bring fetal alcohol spectrum disorder out of the shado…

Clinicians need to ask questions about drinking in pregnancy to ensure cases of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are properly […]

Cord blood clue to respiratory diseases

New research has found children born in the last three months of the year in Melbourne may have a greater […]

Social position determines pregnant women’s exposure to air pollution and other…

Socio-economic position determines the environmental hazards—such as air pollution and noise—that pregnant women are exposed to in urban areas, although […]

USA: Mothers’ pesticide levels linked with autism in children

A new study appearing online from The American Journal of Psychiatry finds that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with […]

Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester

A blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational […]

Unexpected outcomes sound warning for treatment of genetic diseases using gene …

New research led by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide has uncovered […]
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