Risk of miscarriage rises by five-fold in older woman amid soaring rates of over-40s having babies
A BMJ study of over 400,000 pregnancies in Norway found the lowest rates of miscarriage are in 25-29 year olds at ten per cent.
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Global Health: A Twin Inside a Twin: In Colombia, an Extraordinary Birth
What appeared to be a cyst in a healthy fetus turned out to be an unformed twin “absorbed” early in pregnancy, connected by a second umbilical cord and still growing.
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Pregnancy history may be linked to cognitive function in older women, finds study
Healthy cognitive aging is a public health priority, especially as the US population grows older. Until now, not much has been known about the link between pregnancy history...
8 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
No, I Didn't ‘Try For A Girl' This Time
When it happened for a third time in one day, I was still taken aback. In between the sa-wheep of baby wipes and Kleenex sliding across the scanner the cashier glanced at my...
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Pregnancy history fails to influence cognitive function
A large cohort of older women who reported at least one pregnancy performed no differently on a series of cognitive assessments over 28 years than women who had never been...
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Pregnancy after child loss: 'She is not instead of him, she is because of him'
"A new baby after child loss is never simple, never black and white."
13 hours ago - NBC News
Pregnant Women with Undiagnosed Diabetes More Likely to Experience Stillbirths
Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy are more likely to experience stillbirth, reveals a new study.
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Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy more likely to experience stillbirths
Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but are not diagnosed are much more likely to experience stillbirth than women without the condition, according to new research.
19 hours ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Mild sleep apnea during pregnancy changes sugar levels and may affect infant growth patterns
A study conducted by Sarah Farabi, PhD, RN, while she was a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Teri Hernandez at the University of Colorado College of Nursing and School of...
20 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Mother's diet during pregnancy can impact lung-specific genes of her offspring
Children born to women pregnant during the Dutch famine were more likely to have a constellation of health problems including cardiovascular disease and asthma, but the exact...
20 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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Why The New Postpartum Depression Drug Is Potentially A Very Big Deal
It's expensive, but it could treat severe PPD in two days.
Colombian baby girl born with her twin INSIDE her
The little girl called Izamara, born on February 22 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is an incredibly rare example of 'fetus-in-fetu' births, first described in 1808 but rarely seen...
Women who miss their cancer screening at the clinic will now be offered home...
Women across the UK will be offered DIY smear tests in a bid to cut cervical cancer deaths. Kits will be sent to women in the post, enabling them to take their own sample at...
RECALL: Toys “R” Us Canada's Koala Baby 2-pack sleepers
Toys “R” Us Canada is recalling their Koala Baby brand 2-pack sleepers because they don't meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law...
Is Your Doctor Helping or Hurting You Lose Weight?
A little empathy from a health care professional goes a long way for a few reasons.
Scalding Hot Tea May Boost Esophageal Cancer Risk
A previous study linked hot tea with esophageal cancer, but this new one is the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the researchers.
FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety
On Tuesday, the FDA warned two breast implant makers that they'd failed to conduct adequate long-term studies of their implants' effects on women's health.
Scientists discover two enzymes linked to pancreatic cancer - paving way to...
A new study from the UC San Diego School of Medicine found that pancreatic cancer patients live longer when they have low levels of enzxyme PHLPP1 and high levels of enzyme PKC.
Walk, Dance, Clean: Just Move to Live Longer
Americans who got in just 10 to 59 minutes of moderate physical activity every week had an 18 percent lower risk of death from any cause, compared with couch potatoes, the...
FDA Approves First Drug For Postpartum Depression - If You Have An Extra...
The treatment works almost immediately - but costs thousands of dollars and involves a lengthy hospital stay It's hard to hate on any treatment that science provides for curing...