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Many women take paracetamol (acetaminophen) for pain and fever when they’re pregnant, assured that it’s safe—but new research has discovered that it causes a range of behavioural problems, including hyperactivity, in the child.
Researchers who say pregnant women won’t get any benefit from taking mineral and vitamin supplements don’t understand nutrition or diet, a leading dietitian says.
Women who regularly take the painkiller paracetamol (acetaminophen) when they are pregnant are more likely to give birth to a child with autism or ADHD (attention-deficit, hyperactive disorder), a new study has suggested.
Good news this week for everyone caught in the 'fish dilemma': scientists have discovered that the fatty acids in fish protect the brain from the toxic effects of the mercury, which is also found in many types of fish
Around a third of pregnant women take a prescription painkiller, such as codeine, oxycodone or morphine, but few realise the drugs increase the risk for serious birth defects in the baby's brain, spine and heart
All of us tend toover-eat during the festive season, but women can face enormoussocial pressure when they reach for the extra serving