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Vitamin D in Pregnancy Makes for Stronger Children, Study Finds
Higher levels of vitamin D in expectant mothers during late pregnancy was associated with improved muscle strength in children at age 4.
Acupuncture—Real or Sham—May Alleviate Menopausal Symptoms From Breast Cancer Drug
Hot flashes and other vasomotor symptoms in postmenopausal women with breast cancer taking aromatase inhibitors were significantly improved after acupuncture, study finds.
Maternal Pre-Existing Diabetes Nearly Doubles Risk of Infant Death
The risk of infant death nearly doubles and risk of fetal death quadruples when mothers have pre-existing diabetes, new research shows.
Bariatric Surgery Affects Fetal Growth, Linked to Preterm Birth
Babies born to women who have undergone bariatric surgery for weight loss were more likely to be premature and to be small for gestational age.
Exercise During Pregnancy Improves Baby’s Brain Development
New research shows that babies born to mothers who exercised during pregnancy have more mature brains than babies whose mothers did not exercise.
Guidelines Issued to Properly Diagnose, Manage Diabetes in Pregnancy
All pregnant women should be tested for diabetes by 13 weeks’ gestation and tested again for gestational diabetes between 24 and 28 weeks’ gestation, say new guidelines.
FDA Approves New Drug for Vasomotor Symptoms, Osteoporosis Prevention
The FDA has approved Duavee, the first medication to combine estrogen with bazedoxifene, for the treatment of hot flashes and the prevention of osteoporosis after menopause.