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Mom’s Immune System May Affect Baby’s Brain

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TUESDAY, March 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If a pregnant woman’s immune system is activated, it can affect her child’s brain development, new research suggests. A number of triggers — infections, stress, illness and allergies — can activate the immune system. This causes proteins to be released as part of …

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How Siblings’ Gender Can Affect a Child’s Development

How Siblings’ Gender Can Affect a Child’s Development

“It’s the longest-lasting relationship that most people have,” said Susan M. McHale, a professor at Penn State University whose research focuses on siblings. Although there are not many studies of siblings in later life, she said, those that we have show that people who have closer relationships with their siblings …

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How Exercise May Affect Your Immunity

How Exercise May Affect Your Immunity

Afterward, the scientists noted that the levels of glowing cells in their bloodstreams spiked and then plummeted, as expected. But they also found that few of those cells had died; instead they had traveled to the animals’ lungs, guts and other parts of their bodies potentially most vulnerable to germ …

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Measles Complications Can Affect Every Organ: Study

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Latest Infectious Disease News TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Hepatitis, appendicitis and viral meningitis are among the serious complications that can occur when you get the measles, doctors warn in a new report. The study — which outlines cases involving three adults who developed major complications …

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Swings in Daily Temperature May Affect Stroke Severity

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (American Heart Association News) — The highs and lows of the daily weather could signal something more important than which outfit to wear: A study from South Korea suggests the more temperatures fluctuate during the summer, the more severe strokes become. Connections between the weather and …

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Could the Weather Affect Your Stroke Risk?

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By Barbara Bronson GrayHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Imagine hearing a weather forecaster warn that tomorrow could be “colder with a chance of stroke.” As odd as that may seem, researchers have found possible associations between certain weather conditions and the incidence of strokes. Larger daily …

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Do Common Household Chemicals Affect Your Weight?

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Latest Diet & Weight Management News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — After losing weight, many dieters soon regain much of what they took off. Now, research hints that chemicals lurking in clothing and furniture may play a role in this frustrating yo-yo …

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Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis Affect Birth Rates

Screening Moms-to-Be for Thyroid Trouble May Not Help Offspring

Women With the Autoimmune Diseases Often Have Fewer Children Than Desired, Study Finds By Salynn BoylesWebMD Health News Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD Feb. 16, 2012 — More than half of women diagnosed with lupus or rheumatoid arthritis prior to completing their families end up having fewer children than …

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Your Attitude About Aging Might Affect Odds for Dementia

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you hope to avoid dementia in old age, having an upbeat view on aging itself might help, new research suggests. Researchers found that people with positive beliefs about aging had a nearly 44 percent lower risk of developing …

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