Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Size of baby in womb as an indicator of childhood asthma and allergies

(Medical Xpress) -- In a paper published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, the University of Aberdeen team also found links between the rate an unborn baby grows and its chances of developing ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Dutch halt Viagra in pregnancy trial after 11 babies die

Dutch doctors and scientists have halted a ground-breaking study into using Viagra to help pregnant women whose babies were not growing properly in the womb after 11 infants died.

Medical research

Fetuses yawn in the womb, according to new research

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.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is it safe to get the flu shot while pregnant?

When pregnant, women are more susceptible to contracting different viruses like the flu or the common cold and cough as a result of a lowered immune system. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends ...

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