Fitness and health 20.4.2018 03:23 pm

How a mother’s happiness affects her baby’s health

Children of depressed mothers are likely to experience health issues and a delay in cognitive development.

It’s common for some women to experience depression during pregnancy and after giving birth. Globally, almost one in eight mothers suffer from depression, either during pregnancy or afterwards. In low- and middle-income countries, the rate can increase to one in three women.

How a mother’s happiness affects her baby’s health
How a mother’s happiness affects her baby’s health

How a mother’s happiness affects her baby’s health

Children of depressed mothers are likely to experience health issues and a delay in cognitive development.

Divorcees at greater risk of multiple heart attacks
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Divorcees at greater risk of multiple heart attacks

Lifestyle factors such as being divorced could be associated with an increased risk of suffering a second heart attack or stroke.
How raw fruits and veggies can boost mental health
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How raw fruits and veggies can boost mental health

Eating fruit and vegetables raw could have bigger benefits for mental health.
Why feminine hygiene products do more harm than good
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Why feminine hygiene products do more harm than good

A new study has found a link between between using feminine hygiene products and an increased incidence of certain health problems.
Lack of sleep leads to obesity in kids and teens
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Lack of sleep leads to obesity in kids and teens

New research has provided more evidence to suggest that getting enough sleep is important for children and teenagers to lower their future risk of obesity.
6 easy ways to reduce your risk of dementia
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6 easy ways to reduce your risk of dementia

Challenging and training your brain is important to prevent dementia risk.
Why taking painkillers during pregnancy could harm babies’ future fertility
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Why taking painkillers during pregnancy could harm babies’ future fertility

New research has found more evidence to suggest that taking painkillers during pregnancy could affect the fertility of future generations.
Why ‘let it go’ may be the best health advice ever
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Why ‘let it go’ may be the best health advice ever

Letting the negative emotions of a bad day linger could have long-term implications for health .
Attending child care does not increase asthma risk for children
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Attending child care does not increase asthma risk for children

New research has found that attending child care does not increase a child’s risk of developing asthma.
Why sticking to one sexual partner may be a really bad idea
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Why sticking to one sexual partner may be a really bad idea

The idea of a partner being distracted by another can induce panic in the most stalwart and confident.
You’re not as active as you think you are
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You’re not as active as you think you are

New research has found that when it comes to estimating how active we are, all of us get it wrong.
6 reasons why taking a walk is good for you
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6 reasons why taking a walk is good for you

There are many benefits to walking – whether you do it in a group or on your own.
How a later menopause can boost memory
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How a later menopause can boost memory

New research explores potential links between the age of onset of menopause and memory.
Alcohol guidelines in many countries may not be safe: study
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Alcohol guidelines in many countries may not be safe: study

Recommended limits for safe alcohol consumption are too high in many developed countries and should be lowered to save lives, a study suggested Friday.
Night owls more likely to die younger than early birds
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Night owls more likely to die younger than early birds

Researchers looked into the health effects of being a night owl.
Best way to avoid back pain? Lift heavy things
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Best way to avoid back pain? Lift heavy things

The human spine can withstand heavy lifting, according to the latest research.
Experiencing unintended weight loss? It could be a sign of cancer
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Experiencing unintended weight loss? It could be a sign of cancer

New research has found that weight loss is a strong predictor of cancer and recommends that health professionals act quickly, especially when weight loss is presented with other symptoms.
World Parkinson’s Day: 3 recent studies which show the benefits of exercise
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World Parkinson’s Day: 3 recent studies which show the benefits of exercise

Although there is no known cure for Parkinson’s disease, research suggests that regular exercise could be an effective way of treating the condition and improving quality of life for patients.
Pill or exercise: How would you treat your high blood pressure?
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Pill or exercise: How would you treat your high blood pressure?

Despite the benefits of exercise for high blood pressure, many of us would choose a less strenuous option to treat the condition, according to new research.
Head injury boosts dementia risk: study
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Head injury boosts dementia risk: study

Suffering a traumatic brain injury from a blow to the head boosted dementia risk by 24 percent in a Danish study group of nearly three million people, researchers said Wednesday.
7 common health myths you need to stop believing right now
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7 common health myths you need to stop believing right now

Here are 7 common health myths that need busting ASAP!
The effects of meditation on the brain
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The effects of meditation on the brain

New research has added to the mounting evidence that meditation could provide long-term health benefits.
How berries could help fight cancer
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How berries could help fight cancer

Berries may offer another benefit for health by increasing the function of an enzyme which could reduce the growth of cancer cells.
Want to be happier? Try exercising
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Want to be happier? Try exercising

New research has found that even a small increase in physical activity can boost happiness levels.
Women most at risk of heart failure weeks after giving birth
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Women most at risk of heart failure weeks after giving birth

A new study has found that many women are at a higher risk of a heart attack in the weeks following giving birth.
3 contraceptive methods you can try besides the pill
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3 contraceptive methods you can try besides the pill

Learn more about the pros and cons of other birth control options.
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