As some Pacific island cultures have "westernized" over the last several decades, among the changes has been a dramatic increase in obesity. Researchers don't understand all the reasons why, but even a decade ago in American ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Religious organizations that object to providing birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act would be allowed to hand that responsibility off to a third party under new rules proposed ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Malaria in pregnancy causes a range of adverse effects, including abortions, stillbirths, premature delivery and low infant birth weight. Many of these effects are thought to derive from a placental inflammatory ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The rate of premature births has declined to 11.7 percent, the lowest rate in a decade, according to the March of Dimes 2012 Premature Birth Report Card.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A New York-based physician-researcher from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, best known for his research into fertility and twinning, has uncovered a potential connection between autism and a specific growth protein ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In what doctors Tuesday said was a medical first, an Argentine woman with a transplanted heart gave birth to a baby girl following an in vitro fertilization.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday said it would review safety data for third- and fourth-generation birth control pills, responding to French concern that these contraceptives may cause dangerous blood clots.
Medications Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The 1950s were not as prudish as they seemed on the surface, says economist Andrew Francis.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
(AP)—The legal challenges over religious freedom and the birth control coverage requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul appear to be moving toward the U.S. Supreme Court.
Health Jan 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The U.N.'s top population official wants governments to do more to ensure that women have access to family planning.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Obstetricians and gynecologists should screen women and teens for signs that their partner is sabotaging their birth control, forcing them to have unprotected sex or otherwise trying to control ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A collaborative research team including a Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) pediatric neuropathologist successfully mitigated some of the effects of a muscular disease by using a new targeted enzyme replacement therapy strategy ...
Genetics Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Physician-scientists at Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital are challenging the way pediatric neurologists think about brain injury in the pre-term infant. In a study published ...
Medical research Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that the lack of a critical enzyme in the folic acid metabolic pathway leads to neural tube birth defects in developing embryos.
Medical research Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Estimates of the cost of pregnancy in Western Australia have revealed those with inadequate access to antenatal care, mostly those in remote areas, are paying $2,581 more than those with access.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0