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Hypertensive disorders partly explain maternal stroke risk linked to migraines

3 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Women with migraines had an elevated risk for maternal stroke that may also be related to hypertensive disorders, according to a research letter published in JAMA...
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TSH variations in pregnancy could prompt erroneous subclinical thyroid disease diagnosis

6 hours ago   |   Healio

Physiologic variations in thyroid-stimulating hormone concentrations may lead to a misclassification of subclinical thyroid disease for some healthy pregnant women, possibly...
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Over a quarter of 18 to 25-year-olds are unaware that women should avoid alcohol in pregnancy

Over a quarter of 18 to 25-year-olds are unaware that women should avoid alcohol in pregnancy

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

A quarter of adults aged between 18 and 25 are unaware that women should not drink alcohol during pregnancy, according to a survey of 2,000 Britons.
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Anti-Anxiety Meds Before Conception Tied to Ectopic Pregnancy

Anti-Anxiety Meds Before Conception Tied to Ectopic Pregnancy

21 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

Ectopic pregnancy was associated with benzodiazepine use before conceiving a child, according to a cohort study. The risk of ectopic pregnancy was nearly 50% higher among women...
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Benzodiazepines Tied to Higher Risk of Ectopic Pregnancy

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Use of drugs like Valium or Xanax before pregnancy may increase the risk for ectopic pregnancy.
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Got a Backyard Pool? Add Aqua Jogging to Your Cardio Routine

Got a Backyard Pool? Add Aqua Jogging to Your Cardio Routine

1 day ago   |   PopSugar

Besides serving up respite from sweltering temperatures, a backyard pool offers refreshing cardio alternatives to that muggy mid-afternoon jog. The most obvious opportunity is...
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Duodenal Atresia with Bifid Common Bile Duct

1 day ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

A female infant carried a late pre-natal diagnosis of duodenal atresia that was detected via ultrasound at 38 weeks showing a dilated fetal stomach. The patient was born to an...
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Pregnancy Loss Tied to Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

Compared with women who had delivered, those who experienced a pregnancy loss were at an 18 percent increased risk for Type 2 diabetes.
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What You Need to Know About Microblading in Pregnancy

What You Need to Know About Microblading in Pregnancy

2 days ago   |   Pregnancy Week by Week Calendar

Microblading is a modern technique, with the help of which many women are able to achieve perfectly shaped brows of ideal thickness and darkness. One less thing to worry about...
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Thyroid Screening in Pregnancy: Too Much of a Good Thing?

2 days ago   |   MedPageToday

]]> - Regularly screening pregnant women for thyroid dysfunction may lead to overdiagnosis, Canadian researchers reported. In an analysis of over 188,000 pregnant women, about...
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Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

Teacher's List Of Children's Books About Race Goes Viral

A teacher from New Jersey is sharing some amazing books to read to kids about race In the wake of national protests in all 50 states against police brutality sparked by the... Read more ...

Many Businesses Are Speaking Up--And Donating Money-- In Support Of Black...

Many Businesses Are Speaking Up--And Donating Money-- In Support Of Black Lives Matter

We're feeling so many difficult emotions when we turn on the news right now: outrage, overwhelm, helplessness, and like the world is full of so much hate and discontent that we... Read more ...

Asheville Police Stab Water Bottles And Tip Over Supplies At Protest Medic...

Asheville Police Stab Water Bottles And Tip Over Supplies At Protest Medic Station

A disturbing video shows police stomping on water bottles and other supplies in the Asheville medic tent Multiple videos went viral yesterday showing police officers from... Read more ...

Novel Approach to Emergency Departments' Pediatric Readiness Across a Health...

Novel Approach to Emergency Departments' Pediatric Readiness Across a Health System

Study Objective A gap analysis of emergency departments' pediatric readiness across a health system was performed after the appointment of a service line health system... Read more ...

A ‘Negative' COVID-19 Test Should Not Give You Too Much Peace Of Mind

A ‘Negative' COVID-19 Test Should Not Give You Too Much Peace Of Mind

One of the hardest parts of this ongoing pandemic is accepting that A) we're going to hear things we don't want to hear, and B) there is still a lot we don't know. That's just... Read more ...

Sugammadex: A Limited But Important Role in Emergency Medicine

Sugammadex: A Limited But Important Role in Emergency Medicine

Sugammadex reverses neuromuscular blockade by the steroidal nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents rocuronium and vecuronium. In 2015, it was approved in the United... Read more ...

Rare Kawasaki-like inflammatory disease 'is TWICE as common in youngsters of...

Rare Kawasaki-like inflammatory disease 'is TWICE as common in youngsters of African heritage' 

A small study of 21 children admitted to a hospital in Paris with the condition found more than half of youngsters had African heritage. Read more ...

Seth Rogen Is Telling ‘All Lives Matter' Commenters To F*ck Off, One By One

Seth Rogen Is Telling ‘All Lives Matter' Commenters To F*ck Off, One By One

Not sure how to respond to people who say “All lives matter?” Take Seth Rogen's example Black lives matter. It's a simple truth. It's the reason people are rising up and... Read more ...

One in every 16 Irish boys has autism: Crisis worse than COVID-19 and nobody...

One in every 16 Irish boys has autism: Crisis worse than COVID-19 and nobody cares

According to National Health data released last week, autism incidence among Irish children is now at 4.3%, an 82% rise in five years. One in 16 boys is affected. US rates... Read more ...

The Asian and Black Communites Have Been Hit The Hardest By COVID-19

The Asian and Black Communites Have Been Hit The Hardest By COVID-19

The Asian and Black communities have been adversely impacted by COVID-19. The shared struggle between these two groups can serve as the impetus for combatting the insidious... Read more ...