birth defects

  1. Tristan Loscha

    VEGAN MULTI-VITAMIN MOM

    BMC Pediatr. 2012; 12: 85. Published online 2012 Jun 24. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-85 PMCID: PMC3407531 PMID: 22726312 Severe vitamin B12 deficiency in an exclusively breastfed 5-month-old Italian infant born to a mother receiving multivitamin supplementation during pregnancy Sophie Guez,1...
  2. GutFeeling

    Autism Four Times Likelier When Mother's Thyroid Is Weakened

    Pregnant women who don't make nearly enough thyroid hormone are nearly 4 times likelier to produce autistic children than healthy women. The association emerged from a study of more than 4,000 Dutch mothers and their children, and it supports a growing view that autism spectrum disorders can be...
  3. haidut

    Endocrine Disruptors In Sunscreen Absorb Systemically And Persist For Days

    So much for the safety of sunscreen. Of course, the article immediately goes on the defensive and warns against stopping sunscreen. It even includes gems like "The sun is the real enemy here" and keeps repeating the mantra that it is all about risk-benefits analysis. Yet, even MSM is forced to...
  4. haidut

    Niacinamide May Fully Prevent Miscarriages And/or Birth Defects

    I posted recently about the drastic reduction (or even reversal) of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women who took a small dose of aspirin. Aspirin Can Treat Pre-eclampsia Up until that study on aspirin came out, pre-eclampsia was considered untreatable and when a woman develops it usually the only...
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