News tagged with obstetric
How often does your doctor ask about your sexual life? Unfortunately, the answer may be: not often enough. Leaving the subject off the check-up checklist could mean missing an important link to overall wellness.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Delivering a full-term baby of small birth weight has been shown to be an independent indicator of later heart disease for the mother, and as equivalent in risk as high blood pressure and diabetes. Researchers at the University ...
Cardiology Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Freezing eggs or ovarian tissue for the sole purpose of delaying childbearing for social reasons may prove too costly for society, according to a recent analysis by a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
An analysis of the UK Obstetric Surveillance System published in this week's PLoS Medicine shows that uterine rupturea serious complication of pregnancy in which the wall of the uterus (womb) tears during pregnancy or ear ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
About 1000 women die each day in childbirth or from preventable complications related to pregnancy, humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said Thursday.
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
An Adelaide ultrasound device is set to reduce invasive treatments for women after childbirth, thanks to a collaboration arranged by the Flinders University-based Medical Device Partnering Program (MDPP).
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For years, women with the severe form of premenstrual syndrome known as premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) were told that their symptoms should subside the day menstruation begins.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When making decisions and counseling about risk and management options for deliveries between 22 and 26 weeks (periviable deliveries), obstetricians are heavily influenced by family preferences, particularly by the impression ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Living in a poor neighborhood was linked with worse chronic pain for young adults, according to a study by the University of Michigan Health System, but young black patients faced difficulties with pain management no matter ...
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Nicotine patches don't seem to be of much use in helping pregnant women quit smoking, a new study finds.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Parents may be misinformed during prenatal scans on whether their twins are identical or non-identical, say UCL researchers in a new commentary piece published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gy ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have isolated egg-producing stem cells from the ovaries of reproductive age women and shown these cells can produce what appear to be normal egg cells or ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Hormonal contraceptives appear to thwart pregnancy just as well in overweight and obese women as those of normal weight despite markedly lower pregnancy-prevention hormone levels among heavier ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A second company reports that it has developed a prenatal blood test to detect Down syndrome, potentially providing yet another option for pregnant women who want to know whether their unborn ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized, according to a new study by researchers from the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University, McGill ...
Health Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0