Obstetrics & gynaecology

In Colorado, self-harm is leading cause of death in new mothers

Self-harm was the leading cause of pregnancy-associated deaths in Colorado from 2004 to 2014, ahead of car crashes, medical conditions and homicide, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Swine flu jab harmless to unborn babies

The swine flu vaccine, when administered to pregnant women, caused neither fetal injury nor infant death, writes Karolinska Institutet professor Johan F Ludvigsson an opinion piece in Tuesday's Dagens Nyheter in conjunction ...

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 ...

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