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IVF comes with risk of birth defect

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In-vitro fertilization (IVF), which came as a boon to infertile couples, is not without its flip side too Continue reading “IVF comes with risk of birth defect” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Premature babies getting fresh blood fare no better

Acutely ill premature babies who received fresher blood fare no Continue reading “Premature babies getting fresh blood fare no better” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Fast-food logos light up kid’s brains

The appetite centres of children’s brains light up when they are shown Continue reading “Fast-food logos light up kid’s brains” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Kids prefer tech gadgets to clothes for new school year

Young kids aged 8 to 18 would rather have a smartphone, laptop or tablet than new clothes, a new survey has revealed Continue reading “Kids prefer tech gadgets to clothes for new school year” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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Kids’ self-control linked to their BMI as adults

Young children, who practise self-control and delay gratification longer in terms of eating habits the age of four Continue reading “Kids’ self-control linked to their BMI as adults” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Infants of obese mums grow more slowly

Pregnant obese women’s added weight, apart from causing them a host of health complications, also appears to affect how their children grow and develop Continue reading “Infants of obese mums grow more slowly” More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 28th, 2012
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Mums-to-be exposed to microwave ovens up offspring’s risk of obesity

In-utero exposure to relatively high magnetic field levels is associated with a 69 percent increased risk of being obese or overweight during childhood compared to lower in-utero magnetic field levels Continue More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 20th, 2012
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New video teaches kids `how to brushy’

A new video may help parents get their kids follow good dental habits Continue reading “New video teaches kids `how to brushy’” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, July 20th, 2012
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Early toilet training could `harm potty prodigies`

Parents who pressurise their children to potty train before the age of three may be hurting them, a paediatric urologist has said Continue reading “Early toilet training could `harm potty prodigies`” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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How to inspire kids to eat more veggies

Two new studies may make it easier for moms to get their kids to eat – and enjoy – their greens Continue reading “How to inspire kids to eat more veggies” »  More...