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Using moisturisers, lipstick during pregnancy can permanently stunt child’s growth

The study showed that maternal exposure to phthalates – plasticiser chemicals – in late pregnancy could have long-lasting adverse effects on motor function in children….

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Women need to boost iodine intake before pregnancy for optimal brain development, study finds

A team at the University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical Research found taking an iodine supplement before becoming pregnant was key to maintaining adequate…

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Busting 3 common fitness myths

Much to many a personal trainer’s chagrin, myths and half-truths associated with diet and exercise abound, much like rumours in a high school locker-room. The…

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New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

MS is usually diagnosed between the ages of 20-40, the age at which many people will be thinking of starting or adding to their family….

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Posted in Excercise

Here’s How to Turn Walking Into a Seriously Great Workout, According to Trainers

Whether you’re trying to get in shape for the first time or easing back into a fitness routine after a break, jumping right into more intense workouts can be…

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Pregnancy signs: 10 really early signs of pregnancy

01/11Subtle signs of pregnancy! While the only sure shot way of knowing that you are pregnant is the pregnancy test, our body goes through a…

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Pregnancy After Miscarriage: Why I Can’t Shake the Fear of Another Pregnancy Loss

I’m eight months pregnant, and it can be a terrifying thing for me to speak openly about. I find it therapeutic to write about it, oddly, but…

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Reducing diabetes risk with a personalized diet

Keeping blood glucose at a healthy level reduces the risk of developing diabetes. But until now, reducing high glucose levels has focused on limiting carb…

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Demonisation of smoking and drinking in pregnancy can prevent quitting

The demonisation of women who smoke or drink during pregnancy can lead to them smoking or drinking in secret rather than seeking the support they…

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The ‘Strange Science’ Behind The Big Business Of Exercise Recovery

From sports drinks to protein powders, from compression therapy to cupping — there’s a whole industry of products and services designed to help us adapt to and recover from exercise. But does…

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