• autism

Could premature babies have an risk in developing autism?

By |February 10th, 2016|

The amount of children with autism has increased in recent decades and the parents of these children face many difficult challenges in their daily lives. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is generally related to genetic factors, but no specific […]

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5 important things to know about the Zika virus

By |January 27th, 2016|

This is a definitely a situation of concern and education – a relatively new mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and the rapid spread of the virus across the […]

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Could some mothers increase the risk of autism for their children?

By |January 25th, 2016|

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is caused by some neurodevelopmental disorders that contribute to children’s repetitive behaviors, failure in language and social interaction. The main cause of ASD is still not known, but it is known that exposure to […]

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Lupus sufferers are generally safe during pregnancy per study

By |August 5th, 2015|

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a systemic autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue.  The most common type is systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), which affects many internal organs in the body.  SLE most often harms the heart, joints, skin, lungs, blood […]

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Alcohol consumption during pregnancy put babies at greater risk in life

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix.  No one knows exactly what potential harmful effects even the smallest amount of alcohol has on a developing baby.

All public health officials in the United States recommend that pregnant women, as well as […]