Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Having a Flu While Pregnant

Having a Flu While Pregnant

  Flu poses a serious threat to pregnant women Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the ...

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Eating Taters Pre-pregnancy May Boost Diabetes Risk

Eating Taters Pre-pregnancy May Boost Diabetes Risk

  Paris, France – Eating lots of potatoes — especially chips or crisps — is linked to a higher risk for women of developing a type of diabetes that occurs during ...

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Maternal Hormonal Imbalance Linked to Child Autism

Maternal Hormonal Imbalance Linked to Child Autism

  Stockholm, Sweden – Children born to mothers with a hormonal imbalance run a much higher risk of developing autism, according to a new study released by Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet. The ...

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Fun Run Set to Curb Teenage Pregnancy

Fun Run Set to Curb Teenage Pregnancy

  TUGUEGARAO CITY, November 20 (PIA) – The Commission on Population (POPCOM) here has organized a fund-raising activity, dubbed as  “Takbo Laban sa Teenage Pregnancy”, on November 23, 2015 that ...

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Pregnant Drinking Common In Ireland, England, Australia: Study

Pregnant Drinking Common In Ireland, England, Australia: Study

  Paris, France – Twenty to 80 percent of women questioned in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand drank alcohol while pregnant, researchers said Tuesday, flagging a “significant public health concern”. ...

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Cervical Cancer, Risk Factors, and How You Can Prevent It

Cervical Cancer, Risk Factors, and How You Can Prevent It

  ADULT HEALTH – According to statistics, cervical cancer, the second most common cancer among women in the Philippines, is responsible for the deaths of seven Filipinas everyday.1 Cervical cancer ...

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UN Body Slams Manila for Denying RH Services to Women

UN Body Slams Manila for Denying RH Services to Women

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Denial of access to reproductive health services is a diminition of women’s universal rights and freedom, including the right to life itself or the freedom from ...

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Obesity in Pregnancy Puts Child at Diabetes Risk: Study

Obesity in Pregnancy Puts Child at Diabetes Risk: Study

  Paris, France – Women who are obese while pregnant may put their offspring at risk of childhood diabetes, a condition that requires lifelong insulin therapy, Swedish researchers said Tuesday. A study of ...

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