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It's no secret that pregnancy hormones can dampen moods, but for some expectant moms, it's much worse: 1 in 5 experience major depression.
Health Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Pregnant women who fast during the month of Ramadan do not have an increased risk of preterm delivery, regardless of when during gestation the fasting occurs, according to research published ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Mothers who eat more salmon before giving birth boost levels of a vital nutrient in their breast milk, but could lower levels of disease-fighting antibodies they pass on while feeding their ...
Health Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new paper just published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry uses extensive Freedom of Information Act findings to detail an extremely troubling off-label medical intervention employed in the U.S. o ...
Other Aug 03, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
The composition of microbes in the gut changes dramatically during pregnancy, according to a study published by Cell Press in the August 3rd issue of the journal Cell. Although these changes are associated with m ...
Medical research Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Switzerland has given the green light for a new prenatal test for Down's syndrome amid controversy over whether this will lead to more abortions, a Swiss newspaper reported Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
The German makers of thalidomide were warned of birth defects years before it was withdrawn and Australian distributors used pregnant women as the world's first test subjects, court papers alleged Friday.
Medications Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- AIDS specialists heard fresh appeals Wednesday to expand assistance for women far beyond a global focus on pregnancy.
HIV & AIDS Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With the high rate of unplanned pregnancy in the UK and an increasingly obese pregnant population, vitamin supplementation is an important public health issue with potential significant impact on maternal ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Healthy eating and low or moderate levels of exercise during pregnancy can help a woman avoid excessive weight gain and may reduce her infant's risk of being overweight or obese later in life, ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
About 117,000 babies were saved from HIV infection last year under South Africa's scheme to prevent mothers from passing on the disease during childbirth, health official said Thursday.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Frequent antenatal screening has allowed doctors to detect and treat malaria in its early stages on the border of Thailand and Myanmar, dramatically reducing the number of deaths amongst pregnant women.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Taking iron supplements one to three times a week instead of every day is just as effective at preventing anaemia in pregnant women, according to the findings of a new Cochrane systematic review. The authors of the review ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 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
(HealthDay) -- Maternal prenatal caffeine intake is not associated with behavior problems in young children, according to a study published online July 9 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0