International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Reino Unido

Salmon ‘healthy for mother and child twice a week’

Eating salmon twice a week is beneficial for maternal and newborn health, new research has revealed. A team at the University of Granada in Spain analysed blood and urine samples from two groups of pregnant women with low fish intake, one of which continued with their normal diet while the other ate salmon from a… Seguir Leyendo Salmon ‘healthy for mother and child twice a week’

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Reino Unido

Current diagnosis guidelines for miscarriage ‘could lead to needless terminations’

The guidelines doctors are currently following to diagnose miscarriages are inadequate and could lead to the termination of viable pregnancies, maternal and newborn health researchers have warned. Four papers published in journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynaecology by scientists from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium and the UK’s Imperial College London and Queen Mary,… Seguir Leyendo Current diagnosis guidelines for miscarriage ‘could lead to needless terminations’

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Earlier menopause for women with hip osteoporosis

Women who have osteoporosis in their hip tend to go through the menopause earlier than healthy women, a new study has found. As well as this finding, researchers from the University of Granada, Spain, also discovered at least three genetic markers which are associated with osteoporosis in the hip of postmenopausal women. A multi-centre study,… Seguir Leyendo Earlier menopause for women with hip osteoporosis

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Breast milk ‘continually changes to meet infant’s needs’

Breast milk “constantly” adapts according to the needs of a baby, one commentator has noted. Sarah Montagu, administration secretary for the UK’s Association of Radical Midwives, said formula milk is not as good for a child as breast milk. Human milk, she said, is adapted to “the specific needs of our nature, which is different… Seguir Leyendo Breast milk ‘continually changes to meet infant’s needs’

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Breastfeeding ‘improves physical condition of children during adolescence’

Mothers who breastfeed their children are likely to have a positive impact on the physical condition of their offspring when they are adolescents, according to a new study. The research, which was carried out by scientists at the University of Granada, Spain, found adolescents who were breastfed as babies had stronger leg muscles than those… Seguir Leyendo Breastfeeding ‘improves physical condition of children during adolescence’