Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 11:21
Researchers have found that offsprings whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet during pregnancy and nursing were able to stave off some of the detrimental health effects of obesity by exercising during their adolescence.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 12:14
A new study has linked poor processing of auditory information in the adolescent brain to a lower maternal educational background.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 14:20
A new study has revealed that smoking during pregnancy is associated with both respiratory and non-respiratory infections in infants, resulting in increased risk for hospitalization and death.
Last Updated: Monday, October 14, 2013, 16:39
Exposure to social stress not only impairs a mother`s ability to care for her children but may also negatively impact her daughter`s ability to provide maternal care to future offspring.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 09:25
Children born from obese women were 35 percent more likely to die prematurely in adulthood, according to a study Wednesday that warned of a growing epidemic.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 20:49
Coordinated efforts by various ministries will strengthen the government systems and will help in enhancing maternal health care, Planning Commission member Syeda Hameed said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 13:13
A new study has found that a mother`s perceived social status predicts her child`s brain development and stress indicators.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 19:42
A new study led by an Indian researcher found for the first time that maternal smoking can cause the third generation of offspring to suffer from the chronic lung disease.