Preterm Birth Linked to Antidepressants

Preterm Birth Linked to Antidepressants

Many women suffer from depression during pregnancy and as a result, their doctors prescribe them antidepressants to help alleviate the symptoms. However, a new study suggests this practice is not good for the unborn child and that antidepressants are linked to preterm birth, which researchers say is a leading cause of infant mortality. A preterm […]

Air Pollution Linked to Gene Mutations in Babies

Air Pollution Linked to Gene Mutations in Babies

Poor air quality is bad for everyone. However, air pollution is especially bad for babies, because it has been proven to cause irreversible gene mutations while in utero. These mutations can greatly diminish the child’s capacity to learn and develop properly. A new study conducted in China at the Columbia University and Chongqing Medical University […]