NEW YORK – The new recommendation for expectant mothers, and how physical activity helps patients fight depression, reduces their risk of heart disease.
A study at Dallas University of Texas Southwestern suggests patients with high levels of middle-aged fitness were much less likely to die of heart disease later, even if they were diagnosed with depression.
Researchers say that the sooner people start exercising, the more likely they are to avoid depression throughout their lives.
A visit to a pediatrician before birth may be crucial to your baby's health. This is according to a new report in the journal Pediatrics.
Doctors recommend visiting in the third trimester of pregnancy to treat safety issues such as car seats and vaccines and even postpartum depression.
And diabetic mothers could expose their children to an autism risk.
New research in JAMA finds mothers with pre-existing type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as gestational diabetes have higher rates of children on the autism spectrum.
(Nikki Battiste, CBS News)