Maternal stress during the second trimester of pregnancy may influence the nervous system of the developing child, both before and after birth, and may have subtle effects on temperament, resulting in less smiling and engagement, as well as diminished ability to regulate emotions.
Stress in pregnancy linked to changes in infant's nervous system
Drinking a moderate amount of coffee every day may be more likely to benefit health than to harm it, according to a study release by the University of Southampton.
Moderate coffee drinking linked to health benefits
Children who spend prolonged periods of time using technology are more prone to obesity, a new study suggested.
Limit children's screentime to 90 mins a day to prevent obesity
Arthritis symptoms could be prevented by listening to ‘snaps, crackles and pops’, and taking action early to stop the condition, a rheumatologist has urged.
Arthritis: ‘clicking’ and ‘popping’ joints could be a sign of painful condition
A potential cure for cancer could be ready to test on patients as early as next year.
Cancer breakthrough: potential cure could be ready as early as next year
After years of rigorous research, a team of scientists has identified the genetic engine that drives a rare form of liver cancer.
New way to therapy for rare cancer targeting the young
Air pollution may be causing infertility for a ‘significant number of couples’ a new study suggested.
Air pollution may cause infertility for ‘significant number of couples’
The number of people with HIV who take life-saving antiretroviral medications has increased by tens of millions worldwide in recent decades, a United Nations report said.
Almost 21m worldwide have access to HIV meds
There's no evidence to support the notion that people who get the flu vaccine every year somehow ‘weaken’ their immune system over time, researchers said.
Getting annual flu shot won't weaken immune system
An experimental diabetes drug could be used to end the agony of transplant rejection, British scientists said.
Diabetes drug 'could be used to end agony of transplant rejection'

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