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Over-weight Couple Face Prospect of Late Pregnancy, Finds Indian-Origin UK Scientist

Couple who are over-weight or obese face the prospect of delayed pregnancy which is on an average half time more than what non-obese couple achieve, said a study by Dr. Rajeshwari Sundaram, a senior researcher in the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at NIH’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Considering body composition and ...

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Conceiving Via IVF Puts Mothers at Higher Risk of Digestive Diseases

Owing to the advent of modern technology in all fields of life, everything seems very easy and convenient. This has even helped having babies very easily for those who unfortunately has reproductive complications. Nonetheless, now a new study by Turkish scientists has shown that women who get impregnated via in-vitro fertilization (IVF) are at elevated risk of suffering from prolonged ...

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Spare the drink during your pregnancy to avoid fetal complications

Drinking once in awhile is always fine. However, enjoying that occasional “enjoyment” during pregnancy can put your baby at risk. A new research conducted on 17, 244 pregnant women across the U.K, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand found that drinking in them is ordinary, varying from 20 percent to 80 percent. Photo Credit: Andrew Vargas The research was based upon ...

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Srivari Chandrashekar appointed IICT – Hyderabad Director

Hyderabad-based CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) has announced the appointment of its chief scientist and well-known figure Dr. Srivari Chandrashekar as the director, to push for a sysnthesis in the field of natural products and lab-developed chemical components in the pharmaceutical field. Dr Chandrashekar was associated with the IICT since 1994 and became the chief scientist in 2010, leading ...

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Women With Depression to Face Greater Risk During Pregnancy

Women who experienced mood disorders during pregnancy may be at risk for more severe postpartum depression (PPD) than those whose symptoms begin after birth, says a recent study. PPD, which is also known as postnatal depression, is a type of clinical depression which can affect women after childbirth. The researchers found that women with postpartum depression may experience any of ...

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