Daily Archives: 29/06/2012

standing for long in pregnancy has health implications

edWire News: Women who stand for long periods while they are pregnant risk hampering the growth of their developing fetus, researchers say in Occupational and Environmental Medicine . Contrary to previous studies, Alex Burdorf (Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands) and colleagues found that pregnant women who did physically demanding work or had long working hours […]

low level of B6 LINKED TO cv risk

By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: June 28, 2012 Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Action Points This study found lower levels of pyridoxal-5-phosphate, a marker of vitamin B-6, associated with an increased […]