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The Babies Were Delivered. No One Realized the Mothers Had the Virus.

The Babies Were Delivered. No One Realized the Mothers Had the Virus.

As coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, we’re working to answer the questions on many parents’ minds. This is a fast-moving situation, so some information may be outdated. For the latest updates, read The New York Times’s live coronavirus coverage here. The two women showed no signs of infection …

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Bacteria Mix in Guts of Babies Predicts Obesity

PSA Test Affected By Obesity, Hide Prostate Cancer

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 7 (HealthDay News) — The mix of bacteria in a baby’s gut may predict whether that infant will become overweight or obese later in life, a new study suggests. Babies with high numbers of bifidobacteria and low numbers of Staphylococcus aureus may be protected …

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Alcohol Near Start of Pregnancy Linked to Premature Babies

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MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Women who drink before they conceive or during the first three months of pregnancy might be at increased risk of having a premature or small baby, new research finds. The study included more than 1,200 pregnant women in the United Kingdom who provided …

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Overweight Moms May Have Dangerously Big Babies

Chemo May Not Harm Unborn Baby

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Pregnancy isn’t a license to gain weight, say researchers who have found that heavier moms-to-be tend to have fatter babies at greater risk for serious health issues. Bigger babies can pose problems during delivery, and a baby that’s large …

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Doctors Cautiously Optimistic About ‘Cure’ for HIV-Infected Babies

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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The hope that newborns can be “cured” of HIV — the virus that causes AIDS — with early, aggressive drug treatment was bolstered this week with the announcement that a second baby appears to be free of the virus …

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Breastfeeding by Diabetic Moms Cuts Babies’ Obesity Risk

PSA Test Affected By Obesity, Hide Prostate Cancer

Study Shows Breastfeeding Also Benefits Moms by Helping Them Recover From Gestational Diabetes By Brenda GoodmanWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 25, 2011 — Breastfeeding for six months or more may reduce the risk that babies born to diabetic mothers become obese later in life, a …

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Babies Born to Obese Women Show Thicker Arteries: Study

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27 (HealthDay News) — Infants born to obese women typically have a thickening of a key heart vessel that seems tied to their mom’s excess weight, a new study shows. The walls of a major heart vessel, the aorta, are already thicker in these babies than is seen …

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Babies Who Eat Peanuts Early May Avoid Allergy

More People Need Training in Lifesaving Epinephrine Use, Advocates Say

By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD Feb. 23, 2015 — Life-threatening peanut allergies have mysteriously been on the rise in the past decade, with little hope for a cure. But a groundbreaking new study may offer a way to stem that rise, while another …

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Early Exposure to Gluten May Help Babies Avoid Celiac Risk: Study

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) — Modifying an infant’s diet to include the protein gluten while the mother is still breast-feeding could lower the risk of celiac disease, a common intestinal disorder, according to a new Swedish study. That finding may sound counterintuitive, because celiac …

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Babies’ Exposure to Household Cleaning Products Tied to Later Asthma Risk

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TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A key to your baby’s asthma risk may be as close as your laundry room. Canadian research shows that an infant’s exposure to household cleaning products in the first few months of life is tied to heightened odds for asthma by age 3. …

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