Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Successful treatment for a severe case of fetal lung disorder CPAM

A medical team at Osaka University Hospital, Japan, has conducted successful treatment for the fetal lung disorder Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformattion (CPAM), also known as Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC: Puerto Rico may see hundreds of Zika birth defects

Dozens or hundreds of babies in Puerto Rico could develop severe birth defects because of Zika, based on how an outbreak is playing out there, a top U.S. health official said Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Zika linked to abnormal pregnancies, fetal death, new research finds

New research presents strong evidence that the Zika virus can indeed cause a range of abnormalities in pregnant women infected with the virus—with the effects manifesting any time during pregnancy. Some of the abnormalities ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Study yields potential drug targets for preeclampsia patients

Preeclampsia, the most common complication of pregnancy, is a major cause of premature delivery and both maternal and fetal death, yet what causes the syndrome remains unclear. A new study indicates that molecules that send ...

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