Study Vitamin D Alone Will Not Boost Bone Health

A study indicates that calcium supplements can improve bone health in pre-menopausal women. However, the vitamin D supplements do not provide any added benefit for women who already have normal vitamin D levels. It does not help in reducing bone turnover. The results of the study are accepted for publication in The Journal of Clinical […]

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Study Weight Loss Surgery May Lead To Premature Births

Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggest that weight loss surgery in women may likely lead to an increased incidence of premature birth in case they get pregnant. These pregnancies may require more careful monitoring since they are considered as high-risk. The findings of the study are published in the British Medical Journal or […]

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Study Finds Antioxidants Wont Reduce Pregnancy Linked Hypertension Risk

A recent study has debunked a common theory that suggests antioxidant nutrients such as vitamin C and E may help reduce the risk of hypertension linked to pregnancy. Pregnant women who took vitamin C and E supplements provided no indication that it might prevent or reduce the risk of the dangerous high blood pressure condition […]

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Study Says Folate May Not Protect Against Premature Birth

Pregnant women are recommended by their doctors to take folate during their pregnancy. Women take folic acid, the synthetic form of folate, supplements in order to prevent a number of birth related conditions which might include neural birth defects and premature birth. A previous 2008 US study indicated that taking folate for a year before […]

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Caffeine May Cause Infertility In Women Study Shows

A recent study suggests that caffeine may be linked to infertility in women. The researchers from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno say that caffeine can reduce the muscle activity in the fallopian tubes which carry the eggs from the ovaries to the womb. This can further reduce a woman’s chances of getting […]

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Study Finds Antioxidants Wont Reduce Pregnancy Linked Hypertension Risk

A recent study has debunked a common theory that suggests antioxidant nutrients such as vitamin C and E may help reduce the risk of hypertension linked to pregnancy. Pregnant women who took vitamin C and E supplements provided no indication that it might prevent or reduce the risk of the dangerous high blood pressure condition […]

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Study Says Folate May Not Protect Against Premature Birth

Pregnant women are recommended by their doctors to take folate during their pregnancy. Women take folic acid, the synthetic form of folate, supplements in order to prevent a number of birth related conditions which might include neural birth defects and premature birth. A previous 2008 US study indicated that taking folate for a year before […]

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Caffeine May Cause Infertility In Women Study Shows

A recent study suggests that caffeine may be linked to infertility in women. The researchers from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno say that caffeine can reduce the muscle activity in the fallopian tubes which carry the eggs from the ovaries to the womb. This can further reduce a woman’s chances of getting […]

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