The 4D scans of 15 healthy fetuses, by Durham and Lancaster Universities, also suggest that yawning is a developmental process which could potentially give doctors another index of a fetus' health.
Medical research Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Relatively small levels of exposure to alcohol while in the womb can influence a child's IQ, according to a new study led by researchers from the universities of Bristol and Oxford using data from over 4,000 mothers and their ...
Health Nov 14, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—For babies, the trip from the womb to the outside world is a transition from a blank, sterile slate to host for what will eventually be trillions of microscopic organisms.
Medical research Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women whose first pregnancy is ectopic are likely to have fewer children in the following 20-30 years than women whose first pregnancy ends in a delivery, miscarriage or abortion, according to results from a study of nearly ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the University of Helsinki, Finland, suggests that a mother's high blood pressure during pregnancy may have an effect on her child's thinking skills all the way into old age. The study is published in the ...
Neuroscience Oct 03, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers studying the origins of sudden cardiac death have found that in both men and women a thin placenta at birth was associated with sudden cardiac death. A thin placenta may result in a reduced flow of nutrients from ...
Cardiology Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Habituation refers to the ability of an organism to stop responding to repeated stimulation. A new study has examined the impact of maternal drinking on fetal habituation or learning abilities while still residing in the ...
Addiction Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An ultra-low cost scanner that can be plugged into any computer or laptop to reveal vital information about the unborn child has been developed by engineers at Newcastle University, UK.
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New evidence from a study done by Aberdeen University showing that using frozen embryos implanted in the womb instead of those implanted fresh tends to reduce the risks for both mother and child, have led ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Peering intently at the tiny white smudge in their baby's brain scan, Sue and Ben Erickson could see that the image did not reveal the miracle they had prayed for.
Cancer Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Sao Paulo court allowed a woman to abort a four-month-old malformed fetus despite Brazil law only granting abortions in cases of rape or when the mother's life is in danger, local media said Sunday.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Vienna, Austria: Children who are exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which were commonly used in a range of industrial products, could be at risk of an increase in asthma symptoms, according to new research.
Immunology Sep 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Italy's ban on screening embryos for diseases before they are implanted in a womb violates the rights of a couple whose first child was born with cystic fibrosis, the European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday.
Other Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A team of British and Dutch researchers working out of Princess Anne Hospital in the UK have found evidence to suggest that the reason some women experience multiple miscarriages is because ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
New born human infants have the largest brains among primates, but also the highest proportion of body fat. Before birth, if the supply of nutrients from the mother through the placenta is limited or unbalanced, the developing ...
Medical research Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |