News tagged with maternal health
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(Medical Xpress)—It's common knowledge that a child who misses a meal can't concentrate in school. But what happens years down the road? Does that missed meal have any bearing on health in adulthood?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(Medical Xpress)—Lead exposure in early childhood has been linked to lower performance on state achievement tests for many Detroit Public School students in several grades, researchers from the University ...
Health Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Queensland mums-to-be who are considered to be overweight or obese are treated and perceived more poorly by maternity care providers because of their body weight, according to a new University of Queensland ...
Overweight and Obesity Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) announced its recommended 2013 adult immunization schedule that includes important updates to the pneumococcal, Tdap (tetanus, ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP)—Most of the world's urgent problems boil down to water and sanitation, and global leaders must act to reduce child mortality and urban poverty, the UN's deputy chief said Friday.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The authors say spotting it early could substantially reduce the risk, and this needs to become a cornerstone of safety and effectiveness in antenatal care.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly half of all pregnant women in Australia consult a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner for pregnancy-related health conditions.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women with pre-eclampsia are at a higher risk of complications following delivery and should continue to be monitored for up to 72 hours, suggests a new review published today in The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (TOG). ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
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
Obesity rates among small children may finally be on the decline after more than tripling in the United States the past 30 years, a study out Wednesday indicated.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
"Obesity and extreme obesity in childhood, which are more prevalent among minority and low-income families, have been associated with other cardiovascular risk factors, increased health care costs, and premature death. Obesity ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 25, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Philippine legislators passed a landmark bill Monday that would provide government funding for contraceptives and sexuality classes in schools despite strong opposition by the dominant Roman Catholic Church ...
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The sweet taste of sugar may provide some comfort for babies during immunisations, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. Researchers found babies did not cry for as long if they were given drops of sugar solution ...
Health Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A collaborative study conducted in Mexico by researchers of the University of West Virginia-Charleston (USA), Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (Mexico), Universidad de Chile and the Institute of Molecular ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0