Common Pesticides May Increase Autism Risk Near Farms

Is it dangerous to live too close to a farm? Image by Sgarton

New research shows a link between common pesticides and autism in children whose mothers live within one mile of non-organic farms.

Factors That May Influence Your Pregnancy Due Date

Were you born a big baby? Your pregnancy may last a little longer than other women. Image by Karpato Gabor.

Many factors in your life may influence your due date when you’re pregnant – and healthy pregnancy length can vary more widely than doctors expected.

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Pregnancy in Ancient Rome

roman pregnancy

What was pregnancy like in ancient Rome? Early gynecologist Soranus had some interesting ideas about pregnancy problems and health solutions.

SIDS Clues: Could This Research Reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Losses?

New research suggests that the inner ear maybe the link to SIDS. Image by NASA.

New research links inner ear damage to SIDS – could monitoring for hearing loss in newborns reduce infant deaths?