News tagged with pregnant women
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Norwegian pregnant women who received a vaccine against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus showed no increased risk of pregnancy loss, while pregnant women who experienced influenza during pregnancy had an increased risk of miscarriages ...
Medications Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The use of serial compression ultrasonographic testing together with Doppler imaging appears to be a reliable method of ruling out blood clots in the legs of pregnant women, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Four sisters who claimed in a lawsuit their breast cancer was caused by synthetic estrogen their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s have reached a settlement with the drug company Eli Lilly ...
Medications Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Testimony is set to begin in a federal lawsuit brought by four sisters who believe their breast cancer was caused by a drug their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s.
Medications Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Women who are obese at the start of their pregnancy may be passing on insufficient levels of vitamin D to their babies, according to a new Northwestern Medicine® study.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A woman's exposure to high pollen levels in late pregnancy increases the risk of early asthma in the child, according to a group of researchers at Sweden's Umeå University in a recent study.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
At first, the Melnick sisters thought it was just a cruel coincidence that two of them were diagnosed with breast cancer.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that treatment of mild sleep-disordered breathing with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy in pregnant women with preeclampsia improves fetal activity levels, a marker of fetal well-being.
Sleep apnea Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Varizig (varicella zoster immune globulin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to minimize chickenpox symptoms when administered within four days of exposure to the virus ...
Medications Dec 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A viewpoint in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) discusses the issue of iodine deficiency in pregnant women in the U.S. and the potential negative health implications for both mothers and their chi ...
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Primary-care doctors should offer children and teens counseling and educational programs to prevent them from smoking, according to new recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services ...
Addiction Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study on Monday showed increased HIV infection rates among pregnant women living in areas with high migrant labour in South Africa, the country with one of the world's highest caseloads.
HIV & AIDS Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Following last week's mHealth Summit, the largest event of its kind where leaders focus on how wireless technology can improve health outcomes, text4baby announced results from the first randomized evaluation of its service. ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Depression—one of the most crippling and costly illnesses in the United States—is the leading cause of disability among people ages 15 to 44. Since Prozac hit the market in 1987, many ...
Health Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Expectant parents in Japan who can't wait to show the world what their baby will look like can now buy a three-dimensional model of the foetus to pass around their friends.
Other Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0