Pregnant women with coronavirus may experience premature births, CDC says
New research suggests pregnant women with COVID-19 may be at a greater risk of preterm deliveries and even stillbirths.
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15 Maternity Workout Shorts to Support Your Growing Bump While You Exercise
Reverse lunges, yoga poses, family walks, and other light- to medium-impact exercises are great to do during pregnancy. But finding the right activewear while carrying around a...
17 hours ago - PopSugar
Coronavirus May Increase Premature Births, Studies Suggest
New studies provide more evidence that pregnant women may get severe Covid-19 symptoms and have an increased risk of pregnancy loss.
1 day ago - NY Times - 2 articles
Ashley Tisdale is pregnant with her 1st child - see the baby bump photo
On her Instagram story, she joked that her husband, Christopher French, is "the hottest baby daddy."
1 day ago - NBC News
Black women turn to midwives to avoid COVID and ‘feel cared for'
From the moment she learned she was pregnant late last year, TaNefer Camara knew she didn't want to have her baby in a hospital bed.
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy May Raise Allergy Risk in Babies
When a pregnant woman gained more than 33 pounds, the risk of childhood asthma or a food or drug allergy in offspring increased.
2 days ago - NY Times
Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women
While earlier studies have shown the significance of serological testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in pregnant women, their partners have largely been...
2 days ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Glycine, a Dispensable Amino Acid, Is Conditionally Indispensable in Late Stages of Human Pregnancy
ABSTRACTBackgroundRecently, we showed that there are higher protein, lysine, and phenylalanine requirements in late stages of pregnancy compared with early stages. Animal...
2 days ago - Nutrition
Stillbirths have surged up to 50 percent amid COVID-19 lockdowns
In Nepal, stillbirths surged by 50 percent between late March and late May, according to a study of 20,000 women. One in every four US women hospitalized for COVID-19 was...
2 days ago - Daily Mail - 3 articles
CDC: More Than Half of Pregnant Women With COVID-19 Lacked Symptoms
More than half of pregnant women admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 were asymptomatic, researchers found. Of 598 hospitalized pregnant women with COVID-19, about 55% were...
2 days ago - MedPageToday - 5 articles
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Andhra Continues to Log Higher COVID-19 Recoveries
Andhra Pradesh has been steady in clocking a higher number of COVID recoveries than the daily detection rate of new COVID infections, stated health officials.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead at 87
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice and feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, died of complications from metastatic pancreas cancer on Friday, just weeks ahead of the 2020...
Around 93K COVID-19 Cases Take India Tally Across 53L
Continuing with its massive daily spike, India recorded 93,337 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking its overall tally across the 53-lakh mark, data from the Ministry...
COVID-19 may Cause Decline in Life Expectancy Globally: Study
COVID-19 pandemic may cause a short-term decline in life expectancy in the severely affected areas of the world unless the disease's spread is contained, reports a new study.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies from Pancreatic Cancer
The three-time cancer survivor faced her most recent troubles in late 2018, when she had surgery for lung cancer that was discovered after she broke several ribs in a fall in...
Here's Why Peloton's Guided Stretching Videos Are One of the App's Best Features
Throughout all the Peloton hype, no one is talking about what I believe to be one of the app's best features. So I've taken it upon myself to share what I think is currently...
Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in...
Background and Purpose: Reference values for the Balance Evaluation Systems Test and the Mini-Balance Evaluation Systems Test need to be established to predict falls in older...
Proximity of the Carotid Bifurcation to the Laryngeal Prominence: Results of...
Background/Purpose: The carotid bifurcation is the location of the carotid sinus and the baroreceptors and is also a major site for atherosclerotic plaque formation. Health...
CMS Moves to Boost Home Dialysis, Living Donor Kidney Transplants
WASHINGTON - Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease may soon have easier access to home dialysis and kidney transplants under a final rule issued Friday by the...
Another Rapid COVID-19 Test Shows Promise
The results are available within 90 minutes, while conventional COVID-19 tests provide results within 24 hours, the researchers said.