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Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy can influence the development of ADHD

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy can influence the development of ADHD

Study provides key insights into pregnant women's use of marijuana

Study provides key insights into pregnant women's use of marijuana

Self-care associated with greater confidence in parents of children with FASD

Self-care associated with greater confidence in parents of children with FASD

Prenatal single cell blood test for gene defects

Prenatal single cell blood test for gene defects

Single-cell DNA assessment method can detect fetal genetic abnormalities

Single-cell DNA assessment method can detect fetal genetic abnormalities

Study: Low-birth weight associated with poor cardiorespiratory fitness later in life

Study: Low-birth weight associated with poor cardiorespiratory fitness later in life

Small birthweight can cause breathlessness in later life, finds study

Small birthweight can cause breathlessness in later life, finds study

Low-protein diet throughout pregnancy and lactation may increase risk of liver damage

Low-protein diet throughout pregnancy and lactation may increase risk of liver damage

Study suggests prenatal origin for ‘young’ Parkinson’s disease

Study suggests prenatal origin for ‘young’ Parkinson’s disease

Study tracks milestones in the history of human disease genetics

Study tracks milestones in the history of human disease genetics

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Study reveals presence of functional extracellular mitochondria in the bloodstream

Study reveals presence of functional extracellular mitochondria in the bloodstream

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

Oregon's health care delivery system improves access for women 's health, reduces infant deaths

Oregon's health care delivery system improves access for women 's health, reduces infant deaths

Mothers who smoke, drink alcohol during pregnancy increase risk for SIDS 12-fold

Mothers who smoke, drink alcohol during pregnancy increase risk for SIDS 12-fold

Prenatal alcohol and tobacco exposure linked to increased risk for SIDS

Prenatal alcohol and tobacco exposure linked to increased risk for SIDS

Risk of SIDS is significantly increased by combined prenatal smoking and drinking

Risk of SIDS is significantly increased by combined prenatal smoking and drinking

Air pollution plus early life stress may lead to cognitive difficulties in children

Air pollution plus early life stress may lead to cognitive difficulties in children

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development

Maternal stress affects fetal brain development