Obstetrics & gynaecology

'Morning sickness' linked to lower miscarriage risk: study

Morning sickness is linked to a lower risk of miscarriage, according to research out Monday that suggests a woman's nausea and vomiting early in pregnancy may have protective effects for the fetus.

Health

Morning sickness: Still no relief

There are currently no reliably safe and effective treatments for morning sickness, according to Cochrane researchers who conducted a systematic review of the available evidence. There was very limited evidence for all pharmaceutical ...

Medications

German drug firm makes 1st apology for thalidomide (Update)

(AP)—The German manufacturer of a notorious drug that caused thousands of babies to be born with shortened arms and legs, or no limbs at all, issued its first ever apology Friday—50 years after pulling the drug off the ...

Health

What happens to your brain when you're pregnant?

My friend recently asked me: "Why have I become so forgetful since I became pregnant?" I told her I didn't know, but that I'd look into it. She then followed with: "I was going to ask you to explain something else to me, ...

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