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Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Mothers who catch a flu during pregnancy may increase the risk of their child developing schizophrenia

Women with epilepsy should not let their condition stop them from planning a family

Women with epilepsy should not let their condition stop them from planning a family

Finding helps explain how nerves connect to their targets and stop growing once there

Finding helps explain how nerves connect to their targets and stop growing once there

Study suggests that "kin" caregivers of cocaine-exposed infants and toddlers may also need support and help with parenting

Study suggests that "kin" caregivers of cocaine-exposed infants and toddlers may also need support and help with parenting

Widespread prenatal HIV screening and use of antiretroviral drugs in pregnant HIV-infected women is needed

Widespread prenatal HIV screening and use of antiretroviral drugs in pregnant HIV-infected women is needed

HHS approves Arkansas plan to expand prenatal care to low-income pregnant women and their unborn children

HHS approves Arkansas plan to expand prenatal care to low-income pregnant women and their unborn children

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Newborns are more susceptible to DNA damage from pollution than their mothers

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Lawsuit against 3 largest U.S. canned tuna companies for failing to warn about exposure to mercury

Cornelia de Lange syndrome gene discovered

Cornelia de Lange syndrome gene discovered

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth

Obesity must be acknowledged as a disease

Obesity must be acknowledged as a disease

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

One small glass of wine may be enough to harm fetal brain

One small glass of wine may be enough to harm fetal brain

Incentive-based program in Mexico is appears to have improved child health

Incentive-based program in Mexico is appears to have improved child health

Prenatal cocaine exposure not associated with lower full scale IQ scores

Prenatal cocaine exposure not associated with lower full scale IQ scores