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Zika Virus Threat Looms Over Rio Olympics 2016, Mosquito Nets for Pay Now

With Zika virus threat looming large on Rio Olympics in Brazil, the organizing committee has offered masquito nets to delegations on additional payment depending upon what type they would like to use. The rates may vary from Velcro that costs $15 to durable screens which can cost over $100. Philip Wilkinson, a spokesman for the Rio 2016 organizing committee, said ...

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Conceiving Via IVF Puts Mothers at Higher Risk of Digestive Diseases

Owing to the advent of modern technology in all fields of life, everything seems very easy and convenient. This has even helped having babies very easily for those who unfortunately has reproductive complications. Nonetheless, now a new study by Turkish scientists has shown that women who get impregnated via in-vitro fertilization (IVF) are at elevated risk of suffering from prolonged ...

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Spare the drink during your pregnancy to avoid fetal complications

Drinking once in awhile is always fine. However, enjoying that occasional “enjoyment” during pregnancy can put your baby at risk. A new research conducted on 17, 244 pregnant women across the U.K, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand found that drinking in them is ordinary, varying from 20 percent to 80 percent. Photo Credit: Andrew Vargas The research was based upon ...

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Mercury Effect: Women Should Mind What Fish They Eat, Warns Study

Merury traces in fish proved fatal for decades and Japan’s Minamata case in the late 1960s should remain a lesson for any marine food consumption without health precautions. New research has suggested that pregnant women who consume mercury-ladden fish food may develop the risk autoimmune disorders , which may be fatal to the babies inside. The study conducted by the ...

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Researchers Identify Substance Protects Against Pre-Term Birth

Hyaluronan (HA), a critical substance made by the body that protects against premature births, caused by infection has been found by the researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center. This is the first study to identify the specific role that hyaluronan (HA) plays in the reproductive tract, the researcher noted. Hyaluronan is a natural substance found in many tissues, and is ...

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Vitamin-B Protects Pregnant Women from DDT, Pesticides, Mosquito Repellers: Study

Mosquito repellers made with pesticides were known to have increased the risk of miscarriage among pregnant women but a new study shows they remain protected if they have adequate levels of Vitamin B. Women with B vitamin adequacy are more likely to get and stay pregnant despite high levels of DDT that is detrimental to reproductivity, said researchers from Johns ...

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Impact of Domestic Violence on Babies in Womb

A new study indicates that domestic violence on pregnant women may result in affecting babies in their womb. It plays a major role on the well-being and developmental growth of children, who witness or experience violence. The study is the first to link abuse of pregnant women with emotional and behavioural trauma symptoms in their children within the first year ...

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