Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 15:49
A new study has demonstrated how exposure to tobacco smoke affects the development of human immune system on molecular level.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:48
Researchers including an Indian researcher prenatal cocaine exposure can have negative effects on baby`s normal brain development and behaviour, from birth and into adulthood.
Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 10:37
Animal experiments have shown that prenatal alcohol exposure in utero, especially during the early stages of pregnancy, can cause fetal alcohol syndrome.
Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 11:22
Stress might have harmed your health even before you were born, a new study suggests.
Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 14:47
Mothers exposed to flame retardants during pregnancy may put their offspring at high risk for learning problems and hyperactivity in their early childhood, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 16:50
Stress during pregnancy could alter the development of the baby and lead to a predisposition towards the development of pathologies during adulthood, a new study in rats has concluded.
Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 17:00
A surprisingly high number of women - one in seven - suffers from postpartum depression, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine researcher.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 16:08
Infant girls exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT while still inside the womb have a tripled risk for hypertension in adulthood, according to a new study led by the University of California, Davis.