Pregnancy

Improving access to behavioral health screenings for pregnant and postpartum women

11 hours ago   |   News Medical

The number one medical complication of pregnancy and childbirth for mothers is depression and/or anxiety, with one in seven women suffering from a mood disorder during...
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Surgery Patients Expect Opioids

12 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Plus DRG implants for back pain; link between depression and pain after pregnancy
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New Video: My Surprising Home Birth!

12 hours ago   |   Mama Natural

Here it is, mama, the surprising home birth video of our daughter Faith Valencia, who was born Sept 27! After experiencing many miscarriages last year, I wasn't sure if it was...
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IVF 'super computer' could spot pregnancies likely to fail due to 'bad' embryos

IVF 'super computer' could spot pregnancies likely to fail due to 'bad' embryos

14 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The breakthrough works with IVF treatment, using a super-computer to pick out ‘good' embryos - or ‘bad' ones which could prevent a woman from giving birth or cause her to miscarry.
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Morning Break: PHEIC for Ebola? Counting Kicks in Pregnancy; Drug Ad Spending Nears $3B

16 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
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Should pregnant women receive an Ebola vaccine despite WHO recommendations?

18 hours ago   |   Healio

The nearly universal fetal, neonatal and maternal mortality associated with Ebola infections in pregnancy necessitates development of a strategy to improve perinatal outcomes...
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Would you trust a £200 scanner to check your breasts at home? Ground-breaking new gadgets developed

Would you trust a £200 scanner to check your breasts at home? Ground-breaking new gadgets developed

19 hours ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

Over the past three years, boffins have been focusing on women's health concerns, from fertility and contraceptives to breast cancer and pregnancy care.
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Meghan Markle is having a 'geriatric pregnancy'

Meghan Markle is having a 'geriatric pregnancy'

19 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The former Suits actress, who is currently in Sydney ahead of a three-week tour, is one of thousands of women to have delayed their pregnancy. She is said to be in 'good health'.
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Hypertension medications ARE safe during pregnancy, study reveals

Hypertension medications ARE safe during pregnancy, study reveals

19 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

A new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School has found that less than one percent of babies born to women who take beta-blockers have congenital...
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New Fertility App as Effective as Modern Family Planning Methods: Study

New Fertility App as Effective as Modern Family Planning Methods: Study

23 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Do you have a modern fertility app on your smartphone? Use of a family planning app known as Dot is as effective as other modern methods for avoiding unplanned pregnancy...
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations...

The vicious cycle of trauma: Suffering is passed down through generations study reveals

A new study found the sons of Union Army soldiers, who did not experience the devastation of the Civil War, had a higher risk of early death if their fathers had been prisoners... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to...

Flu-fearing parents are hanging signs on their children that warn others to keep dirty hands away 

Signs ranging from $4.00 to $11.55 have been popping up websites such as Etsy and Amazon that they can attach to car seats and strollers telling strangers to not touch their kids. Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...