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UMD receives funding to enhance quality of pork production through improved muscle growth in pigs

UMD receives funding to enhance quality of pork production through improved muscle growth in pigs

Exploring links between stress, choline deficiency, preterm births, and mental illness

Exploring links between stress, choline deficiency, preterm births, and mental illness

Six antibody features could be used to identify women at risk of placental malaria

Six antibody features could be used to identify women at risk of placental malaria

Researchers find several persistent industrial chemicals in fetal organs

Researchers find several persistent industrial chemicals in fetal organs

WHO: Effective action needed to protect the health of children from toxic e-waste

WHO: Effective action needed to protect the health of children from toxic e-waste

Study finds ‘widespread’ use of toxic chemicals in a range of cosmetics

Study finds ‘widespread’ use of toxic chemicals in a range of cosmetics

Heavier birth weight is linked to higher risk of bone fracture later in life

Heavier birth weight is linked to higher risk of bone fracture later in life

New app helps women achieve healthy weight gain and lifestyle during pregnancy

New app helps women achieve healthy weight gain and lifestyle during pregnancy

Very preterm or very low birthweight children may require special support to boost their learning

Very preterm or very low birthweight children may require special support to boost their learning

New study launched to understand COVID impact on mental health in parents and babies

New study launched to understand COVID impact on mental health in parents and babies

Are COVID-19 medications safe in pregnancy?

Are COVID-19 medications safe in pregnancy?

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

Women need to avoid pregnancy for 12 months after bariatric surgery

New low cost, non-electric warmer effectively treats infant hypothermia

New low cost, non-electric warmer effectively treats infant hypothermia

Pregnancy may increase the risk of COVID-19 severity

Pregnancy may increase the risk of COVID-19 severity

Experts create evidence-informed guidance for nutritional care of preterm infants

Experts create evidence-informed guidance for nutritional care of preterm infants

COVID-19 in pregnancy does not significantly increase respiratory illness in newborns, says study

COVID-19 in pregnancy does not significantly increase respiratory illness in newborns, says study

Neonates exposed to SARS-CoV-2 can sustain adverse health outcomes

Neonates exposed to SARS-CoV-2 can sustain adverse health outcomes

Study reports on safety of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in pregnancy

Study reports on safety of COVID-19 mRNA vaccines in pregnancy

Babies born to mothers with cannabis use disorder more likely to experience negative health outcomes

Babies born to mothers with cannabis use disorder more likely to experience negative health outcomes

Prenatal exposure to phthalates is linked to altered cognitive outcomes in infants

Prenatal exposure to phthalates is linked to altered cognitive outcomes in infants