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80% of Indians suffer from micronutrient deficiency, pregnant women consume less than 50% of essential nutrients: study |  The weather channel

80% of Indians suffer from micronutrient deficiency, pregnant women consume less than 50% of essential nutrients: study | The weather channel

Representative picture (Rajesh Mehta/BCCL, Delhi) More than 80% of India’s population suffers from micronutrient deficiencies, contributing to compromised immunity, according to a report released on Tuesday. According to a consensus from Bayer’s Consumer Health Division, more than two billion people suffer from MiND (micronutrient deficiencies) globally, almost half of whom live in India. “The Physician’s …

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Pregnant and on antidepressants?  Study found no risk of neurodevelopmental harm to baby |  CNN

Pregnant and on antidepressants? Study found no risk of neurodevelopmental harm to baby | CNN

CNN — Expectant mothers taking many common antidepressants no longer need to worry that the drugs might harm the future neurological, behavioral or cognitive development of their child. “Results from previous studies on this topic have presented conflicting results. Due to the large size of our population and the careful design of our study, we …

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Meghan Trainor says she felt blamed for taking antidepressants while pregnant after her son's health issues.  Experts say it's generally safe - with a few caveats.

Meghan Trainor says she felt blamed for taking antidepressants while pregnant after her son’s health issues. Experts say it’s generally safe – with a few caveats.

Meghan Trainor’s newborn son has been placed in the NICU with minor health complications. She says her health care providers asked her if she was taking antidepressants during her pregnancy. Experts say it’s okay for pregnant women to take medication for mental health, with a few exceptions. Loading Something is loading. Singer Meghan Trainor recently …

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Study: Pregnant women during Super Hurricane Sandy are more likely to have children with mental health issues

Study: Pregnant women during Super Hurricane Sandy are more likely to have children with mental health issues

Children who were in their mothers’ wombs during Super Hurricane Sandy had significantly higher rates of depression, anxiety and other mental health issues as preschoolers, a newly published study finds. which included the finds of children from Long Island. Children exposed to Sandy in utero were nearly 17 times more likely to suffer from depression …

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