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News tag: low birth weight


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…


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…