Researchers at the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS show that pregnant women with pathological angiogenic factors benefit from delivery as early as at 34 weeks’ gestation

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Researchers from the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS led a multi-centre study (MAP study) across Spain, which showed the benefits of women with preeclampsia delivering after week 34 of gestation when they ha...

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Vitamin-D deficiency during pregnancy leads to problems with neurological development in infants

by Universitat Rovira i Virgili

A study by the URV and the Jordi Gol Institute of Research into Primary Care (IDIAP) concludes that more than half of the pregnant women in the Mediterranean basin have low levels of vitamin D. Above ...

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An international study involving Vall d’Hebron shows that COVID-19 increases the risk of complications during pregnancy

by Vall d’Hebron

The INTERCOVID project finds that infected women are 50% more likely to have complications during pregnancy.

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Proof-of-concept study points to the placenta as a protective barrier against COVID-19 during pregnancy

by Vall d’Hebron

Carried out in collaboration with investigators at the Policlinico in Milan, VHIO, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital (HUVH) – Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR), Barcelona, and the Universi...

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Smoking and the risk of gestational diabetes: another reason to quit smoking

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Tobacco is associated with both an increase in the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and there is a clear relationship between smoking during pregnancy and low-birth-weight infants and premature birt...

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Seafood Consumption During Pregnancy May Improve Attention Capacity in Children

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

A new study highlights the importance of eating a diet rich in lean and fatty fish during the first months of pregnancy

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Environmental Exposures During Pregnancy and Childhood Could Affect Blood Pressure in Children

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

Exposome study evaluates associations between more than 200 environmental exposures and blood pressure in children

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Up to 30% of Children Carry a Gene Variant that May Increase Susceptibility to Methylmercury Exposure During Pregnancy

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

A study with 2,147 children explored the association between prenatal exposure to methylmercury, intellectual coefficient at 8 years of age, and genotype

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Maternal Nut Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Improvements in Neuropsychological Development in Children

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

For the first time links have been observed between a nut-rich maternal diet during the first trimester of pregnancy and better outcomes after birth in cognitive function, attention capacity and long-...

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Exposure of Pregnant Women to Chemical Pollutants Leaves an Imprint on their Metabolism

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

A study performed with the INMA birth cohort and the European HELIX project, jointly led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa” Foundation,...

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