Thursday, 19 July 2012

Alzheimer&Amp;#39;S Disease-Infant Birth Weight-Birth Defects-Breast Cancer-Men And Women

Study Ties Infant Birth Weight to Mothers' Breast Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, July 17 -- Women who give birth to large infants may have a more than twofold increased risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new study.Having a large baby may be associated with higher concentrations of certain pregnancy... read more..

Can a Parent's Job Raise Odds for Birth Defects in Baby?

TUESDAY, July 17 -- Men and women exposed to chemicals in the workplace may be increasing their odds of having an infant with a birth defect, two new studies suggest.In the first report, researchers linked birth defects to fathers who have certain... read more..

Scientists Say Blood Test May Help Predict Alzheimer's

WEDNESDAY, July 18 -- Researchers say they've identified an indicator, or "biomarker," in the blood that may help predict a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.For their study, the investigators tested the blood of 99 women, aged 70 to... read more..

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