Pregnancy

The association between ambient air pollution and birth defects in five major ethnic groups in Liuzhou, China

1 day ago   |   BMC

Studies suggest that exposure to ambient air pollution during pregnancy may be associated with increased risks of birth defects , but conclusions have been inconsistent. This...
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My Water Broke In Front Of A Class Full Of 16-Year-Olds

My Water Broke In Front Of A Class Full Of 16-Year-Olds

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

There was this one time, when I was eight months pregnant , that my water broke in a classroom full of 25 high school juniors on the second day of school. Mortifying...
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Birth Is Not ‘Natural' And Pregnancy Is Not Just For ‘Goddesses'

Birth Is Not ‘Natural' And Pregnancy Is Not Just For ‘Goddesses'

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

Language is one of our most powerful weapons. Words can hurt, start wars, and tear apart relationships. Word can also heal, soothe, and tear down emotional walls. A short...
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I'm Pregnant - And I'm Craving More Than Just Food

I'm Pregnant - And I'm Craving More Than Just Food

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

Weird food combos or cravings are not at all uncommon during pregnancy. If you've yet to experience any for yourself, you've at least heard of or know someone who has. Ice...
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Data support avoiding pregnancy for 1 year after bariatric surgery

Data support avoiding pregnancy for 1 year after bariatric surgery

1 day ago   |   Healio

Women who become pregnant in the year after bariatric surgery are more likely to experience higher rates of preterm birth and low birth weight compared with similar women who...
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Maternal obesity and baseline vitamin D insufficiency alter the response to vitamin D supplementation: a double-blind, randomized trial in pregnant women

2 days ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundThe achievement of target 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in pregnancy may be altered by maternal obesity.ObjectiveThe authors examined the effects of...
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If Your Libido Is All Over The Place During Pregnancy, You're Not Alone

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

I could have fallen asleep at any given moment in the first trimester of all my pregnancies. That meant, even with my first one, when I didn't have any kids touching on me all...
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Breakthrough could lead to early detection of pregnancy complications

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have found a way to study uterine fluid in the lab, thereby avoiding invasive procedures during pregnancy, while at the same time developing a potential model for...
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Studies Suggest COVID Vaccines Have No Impact On Pregnancy Or Fertility

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy   |   8 articles

Two new studies help emphasize that COVID vaccines are not dangerous during pregnancy As scientists continue testing the COVID-19 vaccines on groups of people initially...
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Why You're Having Trouble Getting Pregnant-and What to Do About It

Why You're Having Trouble Getting Pregnant-and What to Do About It

2 days ago   |   Better Nutrition

If you're having trouble getting pregnant, be sure you haven't overlooked important fertility nutrients and herbs, as well as toxic plastics.
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India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India Records 3.11 Lakh New COVID-19 Cases

India has recorded 3,11,170 new COVID-19 cases, and 4,077 fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. Read more ...

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

Left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery reduces stroke risk

In the LAAOS III trial, concomitant left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for another indication reduced the risk for ischemic stroke and systemic embolism in... Read more ...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death...

Sacubitril/valsartan not superior to ramipril for prevention of HF, death after MI

Sacubitril/valsartan did not significantly reduce the rate of CV death, HF hospitalization or outpatient HF requiring treatment following acute MI compared with ramipril... Read more ...

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

ACC past president: “The pandemic brought us closer together”

Citing “unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic,” the immediate past president of the American College of Cardiology lauded members for their solidarity and... Read more ...

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban post-TAVR not superior to standard care

Apixaban was not superior to standard of care antithrombotic treatment for preventing thrombotic or bleeding events after successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement... Read more ...

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

Doctors are told to see patients face to face

From Monday, all patients In Britain will be able to request an in-person appointment with their doctor, unless they have Covid symptoms. Read more ...

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials warn public about illegally imported catfish from Brazil

Federal officials are warning the public to check their freezers for certain frozen catfish products after U.S. smuggling officials found they had been imported from... Read more ...

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 May Trigger Recurrence of Fatal Blood Clots in Arms

COVID-19 is found to trigger a rare recurrence of potentially serious blood clots in people's arms. Read more ...

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Permanent Hearing Loss Caused by Cancer Drug can be Prevented

Possible way to prevent permanent hearing loss caused by cancer drugs has been discovered. Read more ...

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Arrhythmia can be Prevented by a Specific Compound

Compounds that may help prevent the risk of a form of arrhythmia that occurs from common medications. Read more ...