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Very pregnant Kenya Moore gains 17 pounds in one week, possibly caused by preeclampsia

(Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for WE tv) A condition called preeclampsia may be the reason why  Kenya Moore gained 17 pounds of pregnancy weight in one week. The extra weight, likely brought on by severe swelling and water retention, high blood pressure and extra protein in her urine, might cause her to give birth sooner than… Read More »

This week in health – 26 October 2018

Government considers fortifying bread with folic acid Health experts are pushing the government to add folic acid to bread, saying that other countries are already doing what can only benefit consumers. The B vitamin would not change the taste of the food. The government will launch a consultation on the issue early next year. “My… Read More »

This week in health – 5 October 2018

The week has flown by at talkhealth, so it’s time for our Friday health news round-up. Allergy news makes the headlines Perhaps the biggest health story of the past week or so has been about the sad death of 15-year-old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who suffered a cardiac arrest on a flight to France after buying a… Read More »