Thyroid hormone resistance has been linked to mutations in the IGSF1 gene for the first time—surprising researchers who did not suspect it played a role in the maintenance of normal thyroid function.
Genetics Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 3 of every 100 babies in the U.S. are born with a birth defect. Among boys, one of the most common defects is the displacement of the ...
Medical research Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is associated with an increased risk of pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) and venous thromboembolism (blood clots) during the first trimester of pregnancy, a study published ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 25.7 million Americans, and is responsible for nearly 4,000 deaths annually. While the cause of asthma remains unknown, a study released today in the January issue of Annals of ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
France insisted Friday on restricting the prescription of newer-generation birth control pills even as Europe's medicines watchdog declared there was no evidence to merit a health warning.
Medications Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A disposition to be overweight is shaped even before birth. This has been proven by scientists of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin in an international study, which has appeared in the professional journal Plos On ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Americans are in worse health, die earlier and suffer from more disease than residents of other wealthy nations, according to a new study out Wednesday.
Health Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
On average, Americans die sooner and experience higher rates of disease and injury than people in other high-income countries, says a new report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. The report finds ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Different evolutionary mechanisms likely support the persistence of various psychiatric disorders, according to a study published in the January issue of JAMA Psychiatry.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (13) | 4 |
As an automatic piano chimed a wedding march, new mother Wang Dan walked down a red carpet towards a hospital room called the "White House", minutes after giving birth in a candlelit water pool.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Chronic pain from childbirth is rare and biologic changes after a woman gives birth may prevent the development of pain after birth, according to two new studies.
Medical research Jan 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
France insisted Friday on restricting the prescription of newer-generation birth control pills even as Europe's medicines watchdog declared there was no evidence to back a health warning.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay)—For the effective detection of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), at-risk infants should receive carefully timed retinal examinations (based on their gestational age) by an ophthalmologist experienced ...
Pediatrics Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study: Use of anti-depressants during pregnancy not linked with increased risk of stillbirth, infant death
In a study that included nearly 30,000 women from Nordic countries who had filled a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) prescription during pregnancy, researchers found no significant association between use of ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges what he's accused of: detaining mothers who can't pay their bills. Lazarus ...
Health Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0