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Babies Born With Low Birth Weight May Be Less Active Later in Life

Babies born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school, or to engage in exercise later in life, according to a recent study. The findings showed that those with a low birth weight were less likely to take part in exercise and sports across adulthood, from 36 to 68 years. Although previous studies have shown that a low birth weight can affect sporting ability and exercise levels at a younger age, however, this is the first study that has revealed how low birth relates…

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Babies Born To Older Moms May Be Smarter, Healthier: Study

The benefits associated with being born in a later year outweigh the biological risks associated with being born to an older mother, researchers said. (Representational image) BERLIN:  Children born to older mothers may be healthier, taller and obtain more education than kids of younger mothers, a new study has claimed. The benefits associated with being born in a later year outweigh the biological risks associated with being born to an older mother, researchers said. The reason is that in industrialised countries educational opportunities are increasing, and people are getting healthier…

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