Low birth weight linked to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in African American women

African American women born at a low or very low birth weight may be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The findings may explain in part the higher occurrence of type 2 diabetes in African American populations, which has a high prevalence of low birth weight. Infant’s Health News — ScienceDaily

Exposure to environmental toxins linked to autism incidence rates

Researchers from the University of Chicago have found that rates of autism and intellectually disability in the US correlate with incidence of genital malformation in newborn males at county level – an indicator of fetus exposure to harmful environmental factors, such as pesticides.The research team, including Prof. Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today