Microscopic particles in air pollution inhaled by pregnant women may damage fetal cardiovascular development, according to a study by Rutgers researchers. The study, published in the journal Cardiovascular Toxicology, found that early in the first trimester and late in the third trimester were critical windows during which pollutants most affect the mother’s and fetus’ cardiovascular […]Continue Reading ...
As a research scientist, I’ve negotiated the complex nature of getting approval to image human subjects. So I know firsthand that it is common to exclude pregnant women from clinical trials. Although this practice is well-intentioned, it is also misguided — according to an opinion piece recently published in JAMA. To learn more, I spoke […]Continue Reading ...
A pilot study has found that pregnant women who have suffered from depression or bipolar disorder (i.e. both mania and depression) recognize babies’ faces and how babies laugh or cry, differently to healthy controls. This happens even if they are not currently experiencing depressive or manic symptoms and may represent an early risk-factor for children […]Continue Reading ...
August 7, 2018 Medications that physicians have traditionally prescribed to treat opioid use disorders-;such as methadone and Subutex-;can be misused by taking them in larger amounts than prescribed or by injecting them. The medication Suboxone is different. A combination of buprenorphine and naloxone, Suboxone helps to prevent relapses by blocking the effect of the opioids. […]Continue Reading ...
May 24, 2018 Couples who eat more seafood tend to have sexual intercourse more often and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Seafood is an important source of protein and other nutrients for women who are […]Continue Reading ...
Online ads encouraging pregnant smokers to take up stop-smoking support could be more effective at reaching women than advice delivered in a clinical setting – according to new research involving the University of East Anglia. A new NIHR-funded study reveals that commercial online advertising about cessation support could engage large numbers of women earlier in […]Continue Reading ...
April 6, 2018 Pregnant women’s fluoride exposure is linked to lower IQ in their children at one- to three-years-old, according to a study published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine (2018), and at levels commonly found in U.S. women, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Researchers, Thomas et al., found that, for every increase of 1 […]Continue Reading ...
A brand new learn about discovered that antidepressant drugs taken all over being pregnant could also be related to the improvement of autism in kids – despite the fact that the impact seems to be restricted.Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Dec. 7, 2018 — Pregnant women commonly refuse vaccines, including influenza vaccine and tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, according to research published online Dec. 4 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Sean T. O’Leary, M.D., M.P.H., from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, and colleagues surveyed a nationally […]Continue Reading ...
The risk of dying during pregnancy is negligible for the average Danish woman, but if the woman in question has epilepsy, the probability must be multiplied by five. This is the central result presented in a comprehensive epidemiological study that researchers from Health, Aarhus University, are behind. The study is recently published in the journal […]Continue Reading ...
New research in pregnant women suggests that practicing yoga activates the parasympathetic nervous system (which is responsible for bodily functions when at rest) during the third trimester, improves sleep at night, and decreases α-amylase levels, indicating reduced stress.Continue Reading ...
May 4, 2018 New findings reported in Human Reproduction, suggest that getting pregnant takes longer for women who consume too much junk food and not enough fruit, as well as having a decreased chance of conceiving within a year. Credit: Syda Productions/Shutterstock.com Researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute interviewed 5590 women in […]Continue Reading ...
Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy compared to those without the condition, according to a major international study led by Queen Mary University of London of over 300,000 women across 29 countries. The research, published in the journal The Lancet Global Health and funded by Barts […]Continue Reading ...
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are at a 4-times increased risk of pre-eclampsia compared to pregnant women without T1D. New research at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal (11-15 September) shows that a biomarker—Leucine-Rich alpha-2-Glycoprotein-1 (LRG1)—can be used to predict the occurrence of pre-eclampsia […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 27, 2017 (HealthDay Information) — Having hypertension all the way through being pregnant would possibly make your little one extra susceptible to weight problems, a brand new find out about suggests. Researchers tested knowledge from greater than 88,000 mother-child pairs in China. The moms’ blood force used to be checked in each and […]Continue Reading ...
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