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Mother’s obesity may trigger early puberty risk in daughters

Maternal overweight and hyperglycemia or high blood sugar are linked to the earlier onset of puberty in girls, which can lead to multiple adverse health developments in adulthood, finds a study. The results showed that maternal obesity (body mass index of 30 or more) and overweight (body mass index between 25 and 30) in mothers was associated with 40% and ... Read More »

Facebook kicks off Mother’s Day weekend with flower reactions, cards, stickers, masks and more

You may have noticed the purple flower reaction has returned to Facebook, allowing you to respond to posts with a “thankful” sentiment instead of a Like. As it turns out, the addition is only one of several features Facebook has planned for this Mother’s Day weekend here in the U.S., and throughout the month where the day is celebrated elsewhere in ... Read More »

Here’s why mothers are always right

  Here’s why mothers are always right (Getty Images) If you grew up in a Bengali household, you’d know that `Ma’ is always right. In her own, sweet way , of course. Even when she perennially fails at Hindi, posts your dorky childhood picture on Facebook and rebukes your good-looking non-Bong girlfriendboyfriend, she’s right. Growing up Bengali, there are things ... Read More »