News tagged with early birth
A study by Jeffrey P. Brosco, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Miami, Florida, and colleagues examines the relationship between medical interventions in early childhood and the increasing prevalence of later intellectual ...
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Breathing traffic pollution in early pregnancy is linked to a higher risk for certain serious birth defects, according to new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Health Mar 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In 2010, teen births occurred at higher rates in rural counties than in suburban counties and major urban areas of the United States, new research finds.
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Most first-time mothers wait until after 6 weeks postpartum to resume vaginal sex following childbirth and women who have an operative vaginal birth, caesarean section, perineal tear or episiotomy appear to wait longer, suggests ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who took folic acid supplements in early pregnancy almost halved the risk of having a child with autism. Beginning to take folic acid supplements later in pregnancy did not reduce the risk. This is shown in new findings ...
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant women who have had prior preterm births may avoid a subsequent early birth if given progestogens, which are natural or synthetic forms of progesterone, a female hormone that naturally increases during pregnancy, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Standing for long periods during pregnancy may curb the growth of the developing fetus, suggests research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
Genetics Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low and moderate weekly alcohol consumption in early pregnancy is not associated with adverse neuropsychological effects in children aged five, suggests a series of papers published today in BJOG: An International Journal of ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A survey on the mental health of eight-year-old children could help identify those individuals who are highly likely to require psychiatric treatment in their teens or early adulthood. There are, however, clear differences ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Omega-3 fatty acids may have a role in preventing heart attack or strokes in adults who were small at birth, according to University of Sydney researchers.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study of almost 3,800 pregnancies has provided the most accurate and direct evidence to date that malaria infection reduces early foetal growth. Low birth weight is the most important risk factor for neonatal mortality ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Mothers who take anti-depressants during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to children with persistent pulmonary hypertension (high blood pressure in the lungs) finds a study published today on bmj.com.
Health Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Inhaled glucocorticoids for the treatment of asthma during pregnancy are not associated with an increased risk of most diseases in offspring, but may be a risk factor for endocrine and metabolic disturbances, according to ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0