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Exercise during pregnancy may benefit baby's brain

March 6, 2006

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DEVELOPMENT Can a pregnant woman make her baby's brain grow bigger just by exercising? That is the intriguing question raised by German researchers who compared brain development in mice born to mothers that ran on an exercise wheel with mice born to sedentary mothers. The offspring of the running mothers showed slower brain development prior to birth, but by the ... (Full article: 851 words)

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