Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
News » Pomegranate juice beneficial for developing brains
 

Pomegranate juice beneficial for developing brains

Decreased blood flow and oxygenation of the foetal brain influences the threat of preterm labor and risks brain damage, however a new study has shown some benefit with consuming pomegranate juice. Pomegranate juice is believed to have neuroprotective and anti-aging properties that prevent hypoxic brain injury, which affects 2 in 1,000 live births to term, and more in births less than 34 weeks gestation. Premature delivery is more common in mothers with diabetes, low socioeconomic status, younger mothers, weak cervix or previous surgery to the cervix, and a history of miscarriage.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Medical News Today

Related Disease Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Pomegranate juice beneficial for developing brains

Date: 29 June 2005

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=26752

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Man receives 3.3 million after he loses his sight following unnecessary heart surgery
  • Man refuses quarantine and infects 56 people with tuberculosis -- many members of his own family
  • Man seeks 1.5 million damages over wife and unborn child's death
  • Man seeks 1.5 million damages over wife and unborn child's death_1
  • Man seeks action against the surgeon who misdiagnosed his late wife
  • Man self-diagnoses Behcet's disease after rejecting doctor's depression diagnosis
  • Man spends 20 years believing he has Alzheimer’s
  • Man sues after being diagnosed with another patients terminal condition
  • Man sues after doctors misdiagnose him twice and then claim that they don't know what he has
  • Man sues for loss of leg and livelihood
  • Man sues for loss of leg due to undiagnosed cancer
  • Man sues hospital after catheter wrongly inserted causes heart attack
  • Man suffers from misdiagnosed broken hip for 18 months
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise