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31 May 2017 - St Louis Post-Dispatch - Of mice and men: a link between obesity and autism?

For obese women with diabetes, that probability shoots up to four times more likely. And even women with gestational diabetes — diabetes that begins with pregnancy and typically goes away after delivery — are three times more likely to have children who develop autism.







26 May 2017 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D in pregnancy may prevent childhood asthma

A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the immune system of the newborn baby, which could help to protect against asthma and respiratory infections, a known risk factor for developing asthma in childhood.



25 May 2017 - Nutraingredients - Nestlé-backed study links probiotic strain and depression

Probiotics could help relieve symptoms of depression in addition to aiding gastrointestinal upsets, according to new Canadian research backed by Nestlé.







22 May 2017 - BBC.com - How food can improve your mental health

Approximately one in four of us will experience a mental health problem each year in England. As part of our fight against this, we have a very much underutilised tool - food.