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News tag: low birth weight


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Weight-loss surgery beneficial for obese women before pregnancy


26 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Obese women may benefit from weight-loss surgery, offering safer pregnancies and deliver healthier babies, compared with women who do not use the surgery, a major study claims. Even though women having the surgery are exposed to some risks, the results were better overall, experts agree. Such findings have major implications…

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Expecting moms’ exercise level affects child’s blood pressure


8 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Babies with a low birth weight have a higher risk of having high blood pressure later in life, doctors and researchers agree. A new study however, suggests that this predicament can be reversed by the exercise habits of expecting moms. The Michigan State University conducted a study that demonstrated for…

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Low birth weight may predict diabetes later in life


29 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Children with a low birth weight are more likely to develop diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life, a new study shows. Giriraj Chandak, Senior Scientist at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in association with Pune Maternal Nutritional Study, conducted a study that revealed a direct relation between…