News tagged with birth canal
A more rapid laboratory test for pregnant women to detect potentially deadly Group B strep (GBS) has been successful at identifying GBS colonization in six and a half hours, according to the results of a study from The University ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For expectant moms who may contemplate the pros and cons of natural child birth or Caesarian section, a Henry Ford Hospital study suggests that C-section babies are susceptible to developing allergies by age two.
Immunology Feb 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Using a newly discovered cell technology, Georgetown University Medical Center researchers were able to identify an effective therapy for a patient with a rare type of lung tumor. The single case study, reported in the September ...
Cancer Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Infants born to mothers attempting to deliver vaginally before the 32nd week of pregnancy are as likely to survive as those delivered by a planned cesarean, provided the fetus is in the head-first position, ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research by a University of Rhode Island professor suggests that the length of human pregnancy is limited primarily by a mother's metabolism, not the size of the birth canal. The research, published in the Proceedings of ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 27, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 23 |
When she was 20 years old, Alphonsina Zara was pregnant with her first child. After three days of excruciating labour, though she was in a health centre, her baby was stillborn.
Health Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adding prebiotic ingredients to infant formula helps colonize the newborn's gut with a stable population of beneficial bacteria, and probiotics enhance immunity in formula-fed infants, two University of Illinois studies report.
Health Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Newly developed computer software combined with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of a fetus may help physicians better assess a woman's potential for a difficult childbirth. Results of a study using the new software were ...
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the October 20th edition of the journal Cell Host and Microbe, Drs. Claudia Plottel and Martin J. Blaser of the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology at NYU Langone Medical Center, and the Department of Biology at New ...
Cancer Oct 21, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
Pesticides and pollutants are related to an alarming 450 percent increase in the risk of spina bifida and anencephaly in rural China, according to scientists at The University of Texas at Austin and Peking ...
Health Oct 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A battle that brews in the mother's womb between the father's biological goal to produce the biggest, healthiest baby possible vs. the mother's need to live through delivery might help explain preeclampsia, ...
Medical research Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Kyle Figuray eyed the reflection of his ear with intense fascination.
Medical research Sep 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Prenatal pet exposure, a mother's delivery mode and race are influential factors in a child's risk of developing allergies by age 2, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.
Health Aug 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |