Researchers draw an evolutionary link between pregnancy and cancer malignancy
A UConn School of Dental Medicine researcher used pregnancy to unlock a missing link between various species of mammals and cancer malignancy-fundamentally changing the way we...
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Pregnancy OK for Those With Prior Uterine Rupture, Dehiscence
Despite common wisdom that women with prior uterine rupture or dehiscence should avoid another pregnancy, outcomes were nearly all good in a recent case series. Medscape...
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Bariatric Surgery Improves Outcomes for Mom, Infant
Women who had bariatric surgery between their first and second pregnancies had better pregnancy and birth outcomes, a study found. Medscape Medical News
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How I Celebrate The Holidays With The Babies I Lost
Trigger warning: miscarriage, child loss When people ask me how many children I have, I always say that I have two spunky little boys. The truth is I don't have the courage to...
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Once-A-Month Oral Contraceptive Pill in Development
A team led by investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and MIT is designing a new method to help improve adherence and reduce the risk of pregnancy by offering an oral...
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Prenatal screening for hemoglobinopathies different in OBGYN practices and family medicine
Sickle cell disease is one of the most common inherited red blood cell disorders, yet many are not aware of their carrier status , which can lead to confusion around pregnancy...
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Diabetes During Pregnancy May Up Risk of Heart Disease in Children
Children born to diabetic mothers exhibit increased rates of early-onset heart disease, depending on the extent of exposure to diabetes in the uterus. It could be prevented by...
19 hours ago - Medindia Health - 3 articles
Incidence and Imminence of Pregnancy in At-Risk Teens After Emergency Department Visits
Background Interventions aimed at reducing teen pregnancy rates in the United States have focused on clinics and schools. Teens disproportionately seek care in emergency...
19 hours ago - Pediatric Emergency Care - 3 articles
Rural Women at Greater Risk of Life-threatening Pregnancy Complications
Women in rural areas experience higher rates of life-threatening complications during or after childbirth compared to the mothers in urban cities, reveals a new study.
21 hours ago - Medindia Health
Marijuana Use During Pregnancy
New study has linked daily marijuana use during pregnancy to adverse fetal health outcomes.
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Watch Out: Extreme Environmental Conditions may Affect Your Brain
Living in extreme environmental conditions can ultimately harm your brain and, in particular, the production of new nerve cells in the dentate gyrus, an area of the hippocampus...
Los Angeles considers shuttering celebrity favorite hookah lounges
The ban, to be discussed by the city council's Health Committee hearing today, is a bid to curb tobacco use among teenagers, as data released today show rising rates of teens...
These Sweary Candles Will Comfort Any Mom When Sh*t Gets Real
Nothing feels better during the holiday season than nailing the perfect gift for everyone on your list. The look on the face of your giftee when she rips through the wrapping...
New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug
Studies on aducanumab were halted earlier this year because the drug didn't appear to be effective. But the new results suggest it's effective at a high dose, the Associated...
More than 140,000 people were killed by measles last year
There were 9,769,400 cases globally in 2018, with the majority being babies and children under the age of five. A boy in Samoa - currently battling an outbreak - is pictured...
Weight-Loss Surgery a Boon for the Heart
The research included 38 obese patients who had weight-loss surgery and 19 obese patients who were on the waiting list for weight-loss surgery.
Flesh-Eating Infection Tied to Heroin Kills Seven
All of the deaths occurred in San Diego County, CA.
30 Popular Japanese Last Names That Will Have You On The Next Flight To Tokyo
Last names are a great way to connect with our roots. Japanese last names show a particularly strong connection to the country's breathtaking nature and clan history. In...
Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women can compromise neonates
Researchers from McGill University Sainte Anne de Bellevue in Canada conducted a scoping review to provide an overview of the latest evidence from studies regarding the impact...
Fasting for 14 hours a day may cut risks for diabetes, heart disease
University of California, San Diego, researchers put 19 people at risk for the three chronic disease on a schedule that let them eat whatever they wanted, but only in a 10-hour...