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Phenols May Disrupt In Utero Growth in Boys
Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.
Intervention Curbs Weight Gain in Obese Pregnant Women
A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.
Gestational Diabetes Has Ramifications for Offspring
Obese children whose moms had gestational diabetes are about 6 times more likely to have diabetes or prediabetes than other obese children.
Low Birth Weight Linked to Type 2 Diabetes in Black Women
Black women born with low birth weight are at increased risk for the later development of type 2 diabetes mellitus, research shows.
High Cholesterol Levels Affect More Than Just the Heart
New research shows that high cholesterol levels in both men and women can impact the time it takes to achieve pregnancy.
Keep Encouraging Patients to Exercise: It Could Save Their Lives
Lack of exercise among women 30 years and older has a greater impact on the lifetime risk of heart disease than other factors, a new study finds.
Earlier Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Is Linked to Preterm Birth
New research shows that obstetricians may need to rethink how they screen certain patients for gestational diabetes mellitus.
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