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New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): A new report released on Wednesday by "Save the Children" has revealed that India has the highest number of new-borns, dying on the first day from infections, low birth weight and asphyxia.
Vitamin D insufficiency linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes Mar 27, 11:47 am
Washington, Mar. 27 (ANI): There is a link between low doses of vitamin D and adverse health outcomes like gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in newborns, a new study has suggested.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Pregnant women in Ghana who slept on their back (supine sleep) were at an increased risk of stillbirth compared to women who did not sleep on their back, a new study has revealed.
Drinking coffee during pregnancy can affect baby's growth Mar 12, 10:31 am
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Expectant mothers who drink two cups of coffee a day, are more likely to have babies with lower birth weight, researchers have claimed.
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very low birth weight and born before 34 weeks gestation than infants of mothers who were given a placebo.
Air pollution linked to low birth weight Feb 7, 10:21 am
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Mothers who are exposed to particulate air pollution of the type emitted by vehicles, urban heating and coal power plants are significantly more likely to bear children of low birth weight, an international study has revealed.
Asthma not linked to birth weight Jan 16, 11:52 am
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Low birth weight is not associated with asthma risk in young children, a new study has revealed.
Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy tied to lower birth weight Dec 21, 11:30 am
Washington, December 21 (ANI): Pregnant mothers with vitamin D deficiency may have babies with lower birth weight, according to a recent study.
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Pregnant mothers with vitamin D deficiency may have babies with lower birth weight, according to a recent study.
Genes pay role in low birth weight and later diabetes risk Dec 5, 2:43 pm
Johannesburg, December 5 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have identified four new genetic regions that influence birth weight, providing further evidence that genes as well as maternal nutrition are important for growth in the womb.
London, December 3 (ANI): An international team of genetics researchers has discovered four new gene regions that contribute to low birth weight - three of those regions influence adult metabolism, and appear to affect longer-term outcomes such as adult height, risk of type 2 diabetes and adult blood pressure.
Washington, October 2 (ANI): Being underweight at birth may have consequences above and beyond the known short-term effects, researchers say.
Frozen embryos boost IVF success Sep 4, 3:11 pm
London, September 4 (ANI): Use of frozen embryos is more likely to produce successful, complication-free IVF pregnancies than those that are fresh, a study has found.
Washington, August 30 (ANI): Women who have had three or more abortions have a higher risk of some adverse birth outcomes, such as delivering a baby prematurely and with a low birth weight, according to a new study.
Pesticides 'may reduce pregnancy length and birth weight' Apr 7, 12:05 pm
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Exposure of pregnant women to organophosphate (OP) pesticides may be associated with decreased gestational age and lower birth weight, a new study has claimed.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): A dietary intervention during early life can reverse the tendency of low birth weight babies becoming obese in later life, researchers including one of an Indian origin have suggested.
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that influenza vaccination of pregnant women appears to have a significant positive effect on birth weight in babies.
Low birth weight 'may affect development of autism' Jan 20, 2:05 pm
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Low birth weight is an important environmental factor contributing to the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a new study has found.
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Premature infants, born with very low birth weight are more prone to suffering from memory and attention problems when they become adults than babies born at a low to normal weight, a study has suggested.
Washington, Oct 07 (ANI): A review has shown that calcium supplementation has no effect on preventing preterm birth or low infant birth weight and no effect on bone density in pregnant women.
Traffic pollution 'linked with low birth weight in babies' Oct 5, 3:38 pm
Melbourne, Sept 05 (ANI): A new West Australian study has found that traffic emissions are responsible for lower than average birth weights among babies born in some suburbs.
Flame retardant chemicals linked to lower birth weight babies Aug 31, 5:06 pm
Washington, August 31 (ANI): A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley's School of Public Health, has indicated that exposure during pregnancy to flame retardant chemicals commonly found in the home is linked to lower birth weight babies.
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