News tagged with pregnant
Prenatal exposure to bisphenol A, or BPA, a chemical found in many common plastic household items, can cause numerous genes in the uterus to respond differently to estrogen in adulthood, according to a study using a mouse ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Even moderate thyroid dysfunction during early pregnancy significantly increases the risk of serious complications, underscoring the need for universal screening in the first trimester, a new study finds. The results will ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some Norwegian women with birth anxiety face additional trauma in their meeting with the country's health service, according to research carried out in Stavanger.
Other Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Cigarette smoking among drug dependent pregnant women is alarmingly high, estimated at 77 to 99%. Programs that treat pregnant patients for substance use disorders often fail to address cigarette smoking despite the clear ...
Addiction Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) have found a protein in the blood of pregnant women that can predict if they are likely to have a fetus that doesn't grow ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
Genetics Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It seems logical that programs to screen and manage depression in pregnant, HIV-positive Medicaid patients should already be in place, but they aren't.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pregnant women are benefiting from new rapid tests for syphilis in six countries thanks to influential research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a critical step that may lead to more effective HIV treatments, Harvard scientists have found that, in a small number of HIV patients, pre-existing mutations in the virus can cause it to develop resistance to the drugs ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A pregnant woman's blood stream contains not only her own cells, but a small number of her child's, as well, and some of them remain in her internal organs long after the baby is born. Understanding the origin and identity ...
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hawa Kollie lies on her back screaming in pain, her head throbbing and body aching after the loss of first her baby, and then her uterus. Like many Liberian women, she got to the hospital too late.
Health Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One-year-old Katakane laughs and coos in the arms of her HIV-positive mother as a doctor tries to examine her at South Africa's largest public hospital, in Soweto township.
HIV & AIDS May 31, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A new model of care for screening and treating women around the time of childbirth for mental health disorders shows promise according to researchers from South Africa reporting in this week's PLoS Medicine as part of the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The police use of stun guns increases the risk of injuries for those on the receiving end, but tends to increase officer safety, according to the most comprehensive study of such devices to date.
Health May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Access to health care is declining in Europe, and Greece in particular faces a humanitarian crisis as it cuts health and social spending, aid group Doctors of the World warned Thursday.
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0