Women endure pregnancy loss alone as hospitals bar visitors during COVID-19
If there's a bright side for pregnant women enduring loss, it's the amazing, compassionate doctors and nurses who are taking care of them.
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Millions of Women Lose Access to Birth Control Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns
The callers were in tears. One by one, women in homes across rural Zimbabwe had a pleading question: When would family planning services return? Lockdowns imposed to curb the...
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Vaping E-Cigarettes during Pregnancy Not Safe for Both Moms and Babies
Use of e-cigarettes or vaping during pregnancy is not safe for both mom and the growing fetus, reveals a new study.
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Pre-Pregnancy Phthalates Exposure: Still a Threat to Offspring?
]]> - Even before pregnancy, exposure to a certain family of endocrine-disrupting chemicals was tied to shorter gestation, researchers reported. In an analysis of 420 singleton...
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New Test may Help Couples Understand Why They Experience Multiple Miscarriages: Study
New high-resolution melting analysis-based test identifies the most common chromosomal abnormalities in patients with recurrent pregnancy loss. It can be used alone or in...
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Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching coronavirus during pregnancy
Chinese doctors studied four newborns who tested positive for the infection. The researchers said they 'couldn't rule out' that the babies had picked up the virus while still...
8 hours ago - Daily Mail
Premature birth linked to the mother's vaginal microbiome
Pregnant women who deliver early are more likely to have a varied vaginal microbiome, especially in their first trimester. Combining data from several studies, the researchers...
21 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Factors Associated with Different Forms of Folate in Human Serum: The Folate Folio Continues to Grow
The long and storied history of the B vitamin, folate, began in the 1930s when Wills ( 1 ) and Stokstad and Manning ( 2 ) demonstrated that a factor in yeast could prevent...
1 day ago - Journal of Nutrition
Corrigendum for Arvizu et al. Sodium Intake During Pregnancy, but Not Other Diet Recommendations Aimed at Preventing Cardiovascular Disease, Is Positively Related to Risk of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy. J Nutr 2020;150:159-66
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Period, Fertility Tracker Apps Built on Limited Data
]]> - As more women use fertility and menstruation tracking apps, there may not be enough evidence to prove that they are effective for planning and preventing pregnancies, a...
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Don't Count on Warmer Weather to Curb COVID-19
Both the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and a report out of China are dampening hopes that COVID-19 might begin to fade with hotter weather.
Neither Surgical Nor Cotton Masks Effectively Filter SARS COV-2: Study
New study findings have suggested that recommendations to wear face masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 may not be effective.
Potential Treatment for COVID-19-related Respiratory Failure
An anticoagulant tPA could help reduce deaths among patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome as a complication of COVID-19, revealed clinical trial.
Four Medical Workers in Andhra Test Positive for COVID-19
Four healthcare personnel in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district on Wednesday tested positive for coronavirus after treating patients with COVID-19.
Coronavirus Positive Cases in Bihar Raises Up to 43
With four more fresh COVID-19 positive cases reported in Bihar, the total number of infected persons in the State has gone up to 43.
First Glimpse on the Health Conditions of Adults After 1 Month into COVID-19...
Is 21-day lockdown enough to contain COVID-19? How is life under lockdown? Here is an early evidence of people's health conditions after one-month of lockdown in China.
US firm ThermoFisher says it can supply UK with 100,000 COVID-19 test kits...
The chief operating officer of Thermo Fisher Scientific, based in Massachusetts but with 5,000 employees in the UK, said the company could supply all the tests wanted by...
NHS figures show 92% of coronavirus victims in England are over-60
NHS England data reveals 40 per cent of those who were killed by COVID-19 in England were in their 60s and 70s. More than half - 52 per cent - were 80 years old or over.
How many people have REALLY been infected with coronavirus?
Official statistics show around 1.5million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus that has swept the world since it first...
Women's Lifestyle Changes, Even in Middle Age, may Decrease Future Stroke Risk
Middle age may not be too late for women to reduce their stroke risk by substantially changing their lifestyle, reports a new study.