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17.01.2018 - Better evidence needed for kids' screen time

Parents are often advised to limit screen time for children - but experts are questioning the evidence behind these recommendations. read more

16.01.2018 - TV ads 'make teens crave junk food'

TV ads make teenagers likely to crave junk food, according to a survey for Cancer Research UK. read more

15.01.2018 - Is the 'baby brain' phenomenon real? Study investigates

Is the 'brain fog' that so many pregnant women report real or is it just a myth? New research tries to solve the controversy by reviewing existing studies. read more

11.01.2018 - Is acetaminophen really safe in pregnancy?

More than two thirds of pregnant women take acetaminophen at some stage during their pregnancy. New research supports claims that this may be harmful. read more

05.01.2018 - Supplements during pregnancy may reduce autism risk

The latest study to investigate the relationship between vitamin supplements during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders finds a significant link. read more

02.01.2018 - Parents urged to cut kids' snacking

Parents should limit their children to 2 snacks a day of no more than 100 calories each to help tackle obesity, says a health body read more

31.12.2017 - What you should know about nipple fissures

A look at nipple fissures, cracks in the skin of the nipple and areola. Included is detail on the prevention, and how they are related to pregnancy. read more