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  1. Anti-Fungal Drug Not Tied to Most Birth Defects: Study

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug 28 (HealthDay News) -- Although some reports have shown that high doses of the anti-fungal drug fluconazole (Diflucan) may raise the risk of birth defects, a new Danish review finds that more commonly prescribed lower doses of the medicine do not

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  2. Babies May Remember Words Heard Before Birth

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 26 (HealthDay News) -- If you feel like talking to your fetus in the womb, a new study suggests you should: The research finds that babies develop a memory of words they hear frequently before they are born. "We believe this shows how well the brain a

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  3. Induced Labor Linked to Raised Risk of Autism

    By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Inducing or helping along labor in pregnant women may raise the risk for having a child with autism, particularly if that child is a boy, a new study suggests. Experts, including the Duke University researchers, are quick to cauti

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  4. Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A large new study of Danish women has tied a mother's asthma during pregnancy to a higher risk for developing a wide range of childhood diseases among her offspring. The finding does not broadly concern all mothers who have a histor

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  5. Plastics Chemical BPA May Harm Human Fertility

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- A chemical used in everything from food-can linings to store receipts might also pose some risk for infertility and birth defects, a new study suggests. Exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, may disrupt the human reproductive pr

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  6. William and Kate Welcome Their Royal Baby

    July 22, 2013 -- It’s a prince! The newest addition to the royal family, the first child of the duke and duchess of Cambridge, was born at 4:24 p.m. London time and weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces. An official announcement posted on an ornate, gold-colored easel inside the gates of Buckingham Palace says

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  7. Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- The children of women who take drugs to treat epilepsy during pregnancy may be at increased risk for physical and mental developmental delays early in life, a large, new study finds. Epilepsy is fairly common among women of ch

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  8. Health Highlights: July 11, 2013

    Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Salmonella Outbreak That Sickened 134 in 13 States Is Over: CDC A total of 134 people in 13 states were sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to chicken produced by Foster Farms of Livingstone,

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  9. Month of Conception and Odds of Premature Birth

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 8 (HealthDay News) -- What time of year a baby is conceived may raise the chances of a premature birth, new research suggests. Investigators found that children conceived during the month of May faced a 10 percent increase in risk relative compared to ba

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  10. 'Three-Parent' IVF Technique Set for Approval

    June 28, 2013 -- The U.K. could become the first country to approve a cutting-edge in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique to prevent babies from being born with certain rare, crippling genetic disorders. The technique produces embryos containing DNA from three people to help prevent serious mitochon

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