Archive: 10/13/2009

Don't block folic acid in early pregnancy

Using medication that reduces or blocks the actions of folic acid during the first trimester of pregnancy (weeks 1-12), increases the risk that the growing baby will develop abnormalities. This conclusion was reached by a ...

Oct 13, 2009
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Blood ties -- younger generation more willing to donate blood

Youth may not bring wisdom but, according to a new study from Canada, it does bring generosity as young adults are found to be the most likely to donate blood. The research, published in BioMed Central's open access International Jo ...

Oct 13, 2009
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'Missing link' pterosaur found in China

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international group of researchers from the University of Leicester (UK), and the Geological Institute, Beijing (China) have identified a new type of flying reptile - providing the first ...

Oct 13, 2009
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Co-sleeping is key culprit in sudden infant deaths: study

More than half of sudden unexplained infant deaths occur while the infant is sharing a bed or a sofa with a parent (co-sleeping) and may be related to parents drinking alcohol or taking drugs, suggests a study published on ...

Oct 13, 2009
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AT&T, Centennial deal gets Justice Department okay

(AP) -- AT&T Inc. has reached an agreement with the Justice Department and the Louisiana Attorney General to sell off assets in eight markets in Louisiana and Mississippi in order to proceed with its proposed $944 million ...

Oct 13, 2009
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