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  • Confirmed: exercising during pregnancy is good for mother and baby

    Verónica Fuentes | 28 August 2017 09:30

    Spanish researchers have clarified doubts over the physical activity recommended during pregnancy. Their work highlights how exercise should be taken not only by healthy, previously active women, but that it is also a good time to adopt a healthy lifestyle. There are clear advantages for both the mother and baby.

  • A new study confirms that alcohol intake increases the risk of breast cancer

    Los resultados confirman las evidencias previas sobre la relación entre el alcohol y el tumor mamario. De todas las mujeres analizadas, 11.576 fueron diagnosticadas de un cáncer de mama a lo largo de los once años de seguimiento / Fotolia

    SINC | 19 October 2015 08:38

    Saying that the link between alcohol and cancer is dangerous is nothing new. Five Spanish universities and more than 300,000 female volunteers participated in a European investigation that is now confirming that alcohol intake increases the chances of developing breast cancer. This risk quadruples with the intake of each daily glass of wine or beer.

  • 54% of pregnant women use insecticides that are harmful to the foetus


    SINC | 19 June 2013 11:00

    Pregnancy and infancy are the periods of greatest vulnerability to the use of household insecticides. This if one of the findings of the first study of its kind to be carried out in Spain, which concludes that more than half of expectant mothers routinely use these chemical compounds.

  • Maternal obesity increases the risk of frequent wheezing in offspring

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    SINC | 07 March 2013 10:40

    The fact that excess weight during pregnancy has negative consequences is not new information. A new study now concludes that the children of mothers obese before falling pregnant are four times more likely to have frequent wheezing, which is one of the symptoms of asthma, compared to the children of mothers weighing a normal weight.