News tagged with live birth

Maternal deaths on the rise in the United States

The United States is among just eight countries in the world to experience an increase in maternal mortality since 2003 – joining Afghanistan and countries in Africa and Central America, according to a new study by the ...

May 02, 2014
popularity 3.3 / 5 (3) | comments 0

Estimating baby's size gets more precise

New Michigan State University research aims to help doctors estimate the size of newborns with a new set of birth weight measurements based on birth records from across the country.

Apr 28, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Stopping transplant drugs before conception benefits fetus

Research suggests that fetal exposure to mycophenolic acid products (MPA)—which are drugs taken by transplant recipients to prevent rejection—may increase the risk of birth defects and spontaneous abortions. Results of ...

Oct 23, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Understanding India's rape crisis

On Sept. 13, a judge sentenced four men to death for the gang rape and resulting death of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in New Delhi, and the verdict sparked public demonstrations in support. That brutal cri ...

Sep 23, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0