Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of common household chemicals found in plastics, cosmetics and air fresheners had children whose intelligence suffered years later, a US study said Wednesday.
With mounting evidence linking diet to neurodegenerative damage, the trend of vegan diet in India could be a concern for the population, particularly pregnant women, an Australian expert warned Wednesday.
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Saturday flagged off 45 ambulances under the first phase of the Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram, the national initiative of the health ministry to benefit pregnant women and newborns.
Doctors have warned that getting a flu shot should be a routine part of prenatal care and a new report has revealed that among those pregnant women whose health care provider offered them a flu shot had the highest vaccination rates.
A total of 110 British and other European nationals, including pregnant women and babies, arrived in Malta on Monday after being evacuated from strife-torn Libya by Britain`s Royal Navy, British officials said.