A retrospective, observational clinical cohort study was conducted among 292 youths (Massachusetts General Hospital [MGH] cohort) aged 8 to 18 years born between January 1993 and December 2001.
The researchers found that based on very low certainty in the body of evidence across examined studies, vitamin D supplementation may not reduce the risk of developing allergic diseases.
"The findings highlight the likelihood that prenatal exposure to progesterone may have a long-term influence on behavior related to sexuality in humans," said lead researcher June Reinisch, Director Emerita of The Kinsey Institute.
A total of 240 women with a family history of diabetes were enrolled at their first prenatal visit to receive either a combination of 1,100mg myo-inositol, 27.6g D-Chiro inositol, and 400mcg folic acid.
Sales of prenatal supplements with DHA continue to rise, however little evidence exists on whether supplementation imparts a benefit on offspring neurodevelopment.
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reported that too much folate in a new mother's body may increase a child's risk of developing an autism spectrum disorder. Findings from the study will be presented at the 2016 International Meeting for Autism Research.
Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and Ohio State University report that the risk of miscarriage increases if couples consume over two caffeinated beverages a day in the weeks leading up to conception.
Duchesnay announced the launch of Mteryti and Mteryti folic 5 products to help optimize iron, calcium, and folic acid absorption for prenatal use.
Folic acid (FA) consumption in the first trimester is associated with increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to research published online in Diabetes Care.
Taking progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy may not improve pregnancy outcomes for women with a history of miscarriage, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Recent research indicates that many pregnant women have a median urinary iodine concentration below the recommended level, which may have a negative impact on the motor and cognitive functions of offspring.
In a practice bulletin published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, recommendations are presented for the management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
Results from a large birth cohort study suggest women may not be consuming enough omega-3 to meet the recommendations for pregnancy and lactation.
Church & Dwight announced the expected launch of First Response Reproductive Health Multivitamin Gummies and PreNatal & PostNatal Multivitamin Gummies, an extension of the First Response product line.
Mission Pharmacal announced the launch of CitraNatal basic, an over-the-counter (OTC) prenatal vitamin for pre-pregnancy nutritional support.
TherapeuticsMD announced the launch of newly reformulated vitaMedMD RediChew Rx, a branded prescription prenatal vitamin, and Prena1 Chew, a generic prescription prenatal vitamin.
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (parent company of vitaMedMD, LLC) announced the launch of vitaPearl, the latest addition to the vitaMedMD prenatal multivitamin line.
Avion announced the addition of two new vitamin formulations to the Prenate Vitamin line: Prenate Enhance and Prenate Restore.
Avion Pharmaceuticals has launched Prenate AM, a prescription prenatal supplement with Vitamin B6 and ginger.
Avion Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of Prenate Chewable, the newest addition to the Prenate prenatal vitamin line.
Maternal use of folic acid supplements around the time of conception is associated with a reduced risk of having children with autistic disorder.
BocaGreen announced the launch of its Prena1 line of generic prescription prenatal vitamins designed to meet the needs of pregnant mothers and women planning to become pregnant.