Research links antibiotics and asthma|
By Laura Lee Davies on 14/03/2006 in Baby health and safety
Canadian researchers claim antibiotics given in the first year can increase the risk of asthma.
Researchers in Canada at the University of British Columbia have found that children who are given antibiotics in the first year of life are twice as likely to develop childhood asthma as those who do not take the drug.Antibiotics are not as freely
Fertility research update|
By Clio FitzHerbert on 03/02/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
From helping weak sperm to new caffeine research, we round up the latest fertility news and developments
Encourage your partner to eat five-a-dayNew research shows that your man’s diet could affect the health of his sperm. Researchers from Spain’s University of Murcia found that men who ate an unbalanced diet containing too much meat, full-fat dairy
More research supports Vitamin D in pregnancy|
By Laura Lee Davies on 25/04/2006 in Pregnancy diet and nutrition
A Canadian university has done further research into the value of Vitamin D intake during pregnancy.
Research conducted through McGill University in Quebec, has found further evidence of the importance of vitamin D intake during pregnancy.In a study to see what the impact on pregnancy would be when a woman does not drink enough milk
Researchers claim older women can be new mothers|
By Laura Lee Davies on 23/10/2006 in Conception and fertility
American researchers say that older women do not suffer the stress or physical risks of new motherhood, in a new study.
A study carried out at the University of Southern California claims that women in their fifties cope just as well as those in their thirties or forties, when they become new mothers.The research looked at 150 women who had become new mothers through
Sheep research fertility hope for cancer patients|
By ThinkBaby on 15/09/2005 in IVF & fertility treatments
Researchers hope cryopreservation and transplant of sheep ovaries will pave the way for similar procedures for humans
Research conducted in sheep has raised hopes for safeguarding the fertility of women undergoing aggressive treatments for cancer.Researchers at Israel's Institute of Animal Science have successfully developed embryos from sheep ovaries, used
Feeling tired after broken nights? Coffee doesn’t help, say researchers|
By Kyrsty Hazell on 04/06/2010 in Baby life
Drinking coffee to beat baby fatigue will not wake you up but make you anxious instead, according to Bristol University researchers
If sleepless nights and early morning feeds with your newborn make you reach for a mug of coffee each morning in order to function, think again. According to new research, the caffeine hit is all in your mind.The addictive stimulating effect
New ethical research to combat premature birth|
By Monica Stylli on 30/07/2007 in Labour and birth
The Dr Hadwen Trust aims to replace animal testing with a more humane approach.
.The Dr Hadwen Trust, the UK's leading non-animal medical research charity, is pioneering ground-breaking research to tackle this problem and replace animal testing at the same time. The charity is funding the development of a human womb in the test
New research urges pregnant women not to drink alcohol|
By Kimberley Smith on 11/04/2011 in Pregnancy health & safety
Just a small amount of alcohol in pregnancy found to increase chances of premature birth
A couple of glasses of wine a week during pregnancy could be enough to put your unborn baby at risk of foetal alcohol syndrome, according to new research from Dublin.The new study contradicts recent research that suggested the odd alcoholic drink
Research links older dads with autistic children|
By Susan Lawson on 05/09/2006 in Conception and fertility
Couples where the father is over 40 when the woman conceives are six times more likely to have autistic children, according to new study.
in their children. Because all young men, and the majority of young women are assessed at 17 by the draft board in that country, data was readily available which took into account their own health and condition plus valuable research information about their parents
Research Project - Please help! - Win £25|
By StephP on 19/01/2011 in forum
to the study is: https://www.lifesci.sussex.ac.uk/research/psylab/bf1/index.php Many Thanks, Stephanie, Emily and Pipp