News tagged with premature labor
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
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
Ageing is a complex process involving physical, psychological, and environmental factors. Scientists believe that ageing can be programmed in the womb. One example of stress during pregnancy is the administration ...
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With chubby cheeks and weighing in at a healthy 10 pounds, the imminently huggable Lexi Morrison is far removed from the 1-pound, 9 ounce preemie she was in June when she was born premature at 24 weeks.
Health Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Premature infants exposed after birth to drugs known as glucocorticoids are at increased risk for having impaired growth of the cerebellum, according to findings from a new UCSF-led study. The cerebellum is a region of the ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |