Tag: "mums" at medical news
AIDS No Longer a Death Sentence for South Africa's Children
... albino babies that can't be looked after by their mums
and dads," he said alongside his visibly proud adoptive mother. The arrival on the market of more affordable ARVs has helped reduce the mortality rate among HIV-positive youngsters as has a shift in government priorities, with the recent five-year AI...
Morning Sickness may Signify Lower Breast Cancer Risk
...eloping breast cancer later in life than expecting mums
who don't. The study was conducted epidemiologists at the University at Buffalo led by David Jaworowicz, Jr. "Although the exact mechanism responsible for causing nausea and vomiting during pregnancy has yet to be pinpointed, it likely is a result ...
Only One Percent Dads Do Diaper Duty
... a survey. The UK survey noted that 75 per cent mums
take on the diaper duty at nearly every change and...possible," he said. "While the survey shows that mums
are still taking on the traditional role of main nappy changer, it is encouraging to see that many c...
Apple Juice may Help to Keep Childhood Asthma at Bay
...men who ate lot of apples while they are expecting mums
might protect their unborn babies against asthma later on in life. 'There is some evidence that a healthy diet rich in anti-oxidants and vitamins is good for asthma. It is yet another reason why we should be encouraging a healthy diet,' Thomas said...
Dogs Reasoning on Par With Human Toddlers: Study
...ers were able to reason that the only reason their mums
used their heads, was because their hands were occupied with another task. Researchers at the University of Vienna then carried out a similar study to see if mans best friend was capable of behaving in the same way. As a part of this experiment...
Giggling Mums Help Fight Baby Allergies
...riguchi-Keijinkai Hospital recruited breastfeeding mums
who had a baby with a common allergy, mild atopic eczema. Some of the mothers were shown either a Charlie Chaplin movie or boring footage about weather, and their breast milk was taken for testing at regular intervals. Two milk feeds later, the inf...
Toolkit Released To Employers Of Expecting Mothers
...of 2080 mothers has revealed that only four-in-ten mums
thought their bosses understood how to handle preg...cks up the existence of these problems that we see mums
discussing on Netmums every day. Netmums welcomes the work of the EOC in highlighting this issue and...
Research Focus on the Ineffectiveness of Programs for Aboriginal children
...ildren live in families where: 28% have teenaged mums
31% are in sole parent families 20% of teens are not living with either parent there is four times the levels of extreme stress Professor Zubrick said it was unacceptable that on the United Nations Index of Human Development, which reflects aspe...
Mother’s Milk may have no influence on child’s Q
...eeding. Breastfed babies are smarter because their mums
are clever." But Rosie Dodds, policy researcher at the National Childbirth Trust and a breastfeeding counsellor, said, "Research published last year from the Philippines, where poorer women breastfeed, suggested a link between breast milk and intel...
Imitating celebrity mums may prove unsafe for mom and child
The new generation mums
are being plagued by a new type of problem - that ... celebrity mums. Experts say that though celebrity mums
like Liz Hurley and Victoria Beckham have made// pregnancy more sexy with cropped tops and clingy dr...