News tagged with pregnant women

Pregnant women at risk of Vitamin D deficiency

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pregnant women with low levels of vitamin D are more likely to develop gestational diabetes, and, their babies are more prone to bone weakness, according to a study and editorial published in the latest issue ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Health
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'Nuclear' candy turns out to be toxic

US authorities issued a recall Friday for a brand of Pakistan-made candy called Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge Chew Bars because it turns out the sweets actually are toxic.

dateJan 14, 2011 in Health
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Are Multivitamins Worth the Money?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nowadays, there seems to be a pill for everything, and multivitamins are getting a reputation of being a quick fix for nutrition and overall healthy living. But University of Cincinnati Physicians say that ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Health
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Extra iron doesn't help many pregnant women

Although universal prenatal supplementation with iron is recommended, an extra intake of iron does not noticeably benefit pregnant women, except when they are anemic. This was observed by researchers of the Institute of Tropical ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Health
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