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For pregnant women, including those who are overweight and obese, following a healthy calorie controlled diet during pregnancy is safe and can reduce the risk of serious complications such as pre-eclampsia, diabetes and premature ...
Health May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cerclage is a well-known medical procedure which places stitches around the cervix. These stitches are intended to provide support to the cervix in the hopes of reducing preterm birth in women at risk for ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have identified which strains of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, the cause of toxoplasmosis, are most strongly associated with premature births and severe birth defects in the United States. The r ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For children with autism, being born several weeks early or several weeks late tends to increase the severity of their symptoms, according to new research out of Michigan State University.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
A simple low-cost silicon ring can slash the risk of premature birth, a major cause of death in newborns and health problems in adult life, according to a trial reported on Tuesday by The Lancet.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 03, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Late gestation is a busy time for babies getting ready for life outside the womb, particularly for functions critical to life such as breathing and maintaining an adequate heartbeat. These two functions are connected in mature ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- When parents of very small premature infants are stressed or depressed, their children are more likely to develop behavioral problems by age 3, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at University College Dublin have discovered a new way of measuring the potential success rate of an embryo before it is transferred back into the womb during in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In the past few years, researchers at the University of Helsinki have made several breakthroughs in discovering how the brain of preterm babies work, in developing treatments to protect the brain, and in developing research ...
Neuroscience Feb 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists and doctors from the University of Sheffield are developing two novel devices that could lead to the improved prediction of premature births.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Antidepressants and pregnancy: Women must consider the impact of drugs on baby, and of depression on baby, themselves
Upon learning they are pregnant, most women dutifully nix the alcohol, sushi and caffeine. But what about antidepressants?
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in Dallas, Texas, researchers will report that early transplantation of human placenta-derived mesenchymal ...
Medical research Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Breast cancer in pregnant women is as common as in non-pregnant women of the same age, with no evidence to suggest pregnancy increases the risk of such cancer. In the majority of cases, pregnant women can have their breast ...
Surgery Feb 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The widely-held assumption that a cesarean delivery has no health risks for the baby is being challenged today by new research that found the procedure did not help some preterm babies who were small for gestational age, ...
Health Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mums-to-be who are both overweight and smoke during their pregnancy risk damaging their baby's developing heart, finds research published online in Heart.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0