News tagged with birth weight
Related topics: low birth weight , gestational age , women , pregnancy , pregnant women
A large international study led by University of Adelaide researchers has found that women who use marijuana can more than double the risk of giving birth to a baby prematurely.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
US regulators were expected to decide Tuesday whether to approve the second new anti-obesity drug in 13 years, Qnexa, which studies have shown may help some people lose up to 10 percent of their body weight.
Medications Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Lower birth weight and poor childhood diet can lead to poor learning and behaviour in children, particularly girls, according to new research.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Taking iron supplements one to three times a week instead of every day is just as effective at preventing anaemia in pregnant women, according to the findings of a new Cochrane systematic review. The authors of the review ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who become overweight or obese during the transition from adolescence to adulthood are significantly more likely to give birth to babies with excessive birth weights, according to a new study published ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- It's hard to imagine a pacifier or a rubber ducky making your child fat.
Overweight and Obesity Jun 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Even moderate thyroid dysfunction during early pregnancy significantly increases the risk of serious complications, underscoring the need for universal screening in the first trimester, a new study finds. The results will ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cigarette smoking among drug dependent pregnant women is alarmingly high, estimated at 77 to 99%. Programs that treat pregnant patients for substance use disorders often fail to address cigarette smoking despite the clear ...
Addiction Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adolescents born with extremely low birth weight (ELBW) in the 1990s assess their current health and well-being similarly to teens born at normal birth weight but report less risk taking, according ...
Pediatrics Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Maternal smoking can lead to lung disease in babies, including asthma. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research shows that maternal smoking-related defects within the alveoli inside ...
Health May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Among women with gestational diabetes mellitus, referral to a telephone-based nurse management program was associated with lower risk of high baby birth weight and increased postpartum glucose testing, according to Kaiser ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Caesarean section delivery may double the risk of subsequent childhood obesity, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.
Pediatrics May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers.
Health May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Excess weight in pregnant women, both before pregnancy and gained during pregnancy, is the main predictor of whether mothers will have larger than average babies, which can result in increased risk of cesarean section or ...
Pediatrics May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated benefits to the baby, according to the authors of a large population-based study examining the issue. Specifically, the study showed that H1N1 vaccination during ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0