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In pregnancy, Type 2 diabetes may pose less risk than Type 1: Women with more common type may have better outcomes
Pregnant women with Type 2 diabetes have a better chance at good outcomes than those with Type 1, particularly if they receive proper care before and during their pregnancy, according to a University of Rochester ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The Obama administration is strengthening the prescription drug coverage that will be available to the millions of people who will start getting insurance through the nation's health care overhaul.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Pressure mounted Thursday for the Irish government to draft a law spelling out when life-saving abortions can be performed—a demand that came after a pregnant woman who was denied an abortion died.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Mothers and newborns who are both admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) after delivery are significantly more likely to die compared with mom–baby pairs not needing ICU admission, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Health Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In vitro fertilization (IVF) may significantly increase the risk of birth defects, particularly those of the eye, heart, reproductive organs and urinary systems, according to new research presented Saturday, Oct. 20, at the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Evidence of biological process that embeds social experience in DNA that affects entire networks of genes
(Medical Xpress)—Early life experience results in a broad change in the way our DNA is "epigenetically" chemically marked in the brain by a coat of small chemicals called methyl groups, according to researchers at McGill ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Every 90 seconds, a mother dies in pregnancy or of childbirth complications—a tragic statistic, but one that may drive efforts to improve health care in developing countries, experts gathered at the Harvard ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Results from the world's first registry of pregnancy and heart disease have shown that most women with heart disease can go through pregnancy and delivery safely, so long as they are adequately evaluated, counselled and receive ...
Cardiology Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A program delivering collaborative maternity care resulted in fewer cesarean deliveries, shorter average hospital stays and higher breast-feeding rates for mothers, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Associati ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Could a low-cost screening device connected to a cell phone save thousands of women and children from anemia-related deaths and disabilities?
Medical research Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Twenty percent of U.S. women (18.7 million) ages 19-64 were uninsured in 2010, up from 15 percent (12.8 million) in 2000, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report on women's health care. An additional 16.7 million women ...
Health Jul 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Julia Hussein from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and colleagues assess the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions that aim to help pregnant women reach health facilities during ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Delayed childbearing for an increasing number of women is putting them at higher risk of serious illness and complications, a new study has found.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Queensland mums are being given the opportunity to have their voices heard on maternity care in Queensland.
Health May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Arizona sociologist Louise Roth says the increasing number of cesarean deliveries negatively impacts the health of women and their children and health-care costs.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0