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Indiana girl, 12, contracts flesh-eating bacteria during trip to Florida beach, mom says

An Indiana mother has shared photos of her 12-year-old daughter’s frightening encounter with flesh-eating bacteria following the family’s trip to Florida earlier this month. Michelle Brown said her family had arrived in Destin amid a couple of days of stormy weather on June 7. They eventually visited Pompano Beach on June 9, but Brown said they… Read More »

Genetic testing gives answers on developmental disorders during pregnancy

Research carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham has found that genetic testing improves the diagnoses of abnormalities in developing babies that are picked up during ultrasound scans. The research, published today in The Lancet, was carried out by the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Metabolism and Systems, Wellcome Sanger Institute, University of Cambridge,… Read More »

Does Exercise During Pregnancy Prevent Postpartum Depression?

While there is some data to indicate that exercise may improve well-being and diminish symptoms of depression and anxiety, the results have been mixed.  A recent randomized controlled trial has explored the efficacy of exercise during pregnancy for reducing the risk of postpartum depression. The Physical Activity for Mothers Enrolled in Longitudinal Analysis (PAMELA) Study… Read More »