Health

On Nutrition: Too much of a good thing

"I need to reschedule my appointment today," a pained voice informed my answering machine. "I'm not feeling so good…maybe I shouldn't have eaten that whole bag of grapes."

Health

Blood test could predict diabetes years before it strikes

Scientists have identified metabolites in the blood that accurately predict whether a woman will develop type 2 diabetes after experiencing a transient form of illness during pregnancy. This discovery could lead to a test ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Puerto Rico braces for wave of mosquito-borne Zika virus

Leilani Dominicci has all the typical worries of pregnant women plus a new one spreading across Puerto Rico: the fear she will become infected with the Zika virus and put her baby at risk.

Neuroscience

High-fat maternal diet can cause brain damage in the unborn child

A research team at MedUni Vienna's Center for Brain Research has found that high-fat maternal diets can cause life-long changes in the brains of the unborn offspring. When a pregnant woman consumes a diet high in polyunsaturated ...

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