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Doctors urge vaccination amid rising hospitalizations of unvaccinated pregnant women

1 month ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

AdventHealth and Orlando Health are seeing more unvaccinated pregnant women with COVID-19 needing ventilators delivering their babies early.
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Impact of scaling up prenatal nutrition interventions on human capital outcomes in low- and middle-income countries: a modeling analysis

1 month ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition   |   3 articles

ABSTRACTBackgroundPrenatal nutrition interventions can lead to improved birth outcomes, which in turn are associated with better education and human capital outcomes later in...
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Many women with gestational diabetes do not receive type 2 diabetes screening after birth

Many women with gestational diabetes do not receive type 2 diabetes screening after birth

1 month ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Women in the United Kingdom who had gestational diabetes were not often screened for type 2 diabetes in accordance with national guidelines, a recent analysis showed. According...
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Category II non-reassuring fetal heart rate pattern and risk of admission to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

1 month ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine   |   2 articles

Background: The relationship between non-reassuring fetal heart rate pattern, acidemia at birth and neonatal morbidity remains unclear. Our aim was to compare low versus high...
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'Duck Dynasty' star Rebecca Robertson Loflin is pregnant with rainbow baby

1 month ago   |   NBC News

The baby's due date is Christmas Day.
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Pregnant Women Need to Take Care in Sweltering Summer Heat

1 month ago   |   Medicine Net   |   4 articles

Title: Pregnant Women Need to Take Care in Sweltering Summer Heat Category: Health News Created: 7/24/2021 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM
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Response to Prenatal and Postpartum Cholecalciferol Supplementation

1 month ago   |   Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundVariability in the 25-hydroxyvitamin D D) response to prenatal and postpartum vitamin D supplementation is an important consideration for establishing vitamin...
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Using food network analysis to understand meal patterns in pregnant women with high and low diet quality

1 month ago   |   International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

Little is known about how meal-specific food intake contributes to overall diet quality during pregnancy, which is related to numerous maternal and child health outcomes. Food...
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New Wristbands could Help Detect Air Quality

New Wristbands could Help Detect Air Quality

1 month ago   |   Medindia Health

Air pollution poses serious health threats to pregnant women. In a new research, experts have evaluated the use of wristbands to quantify air quality.
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Prenatal perception of breastfeeding recommendation predicts early breastfeeding outcomes of participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

1 month ago   |   American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundPrenatal psychosocial factors predict breastfeeding practices but are not assessed in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and...
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Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

WHO calls for mycotoxin data in some peanuts, cereals and spices

The World Health Organization wants data on certain mycotoxins in different food products. The first call for information covers aflatoxin in cereals and cereal-based products... Read more ...

E. coli outbreak sickens young children in Ireland

Health officials in Ireland are investigating an E. coli O26 outbreak at a childcare facility. Officials with the Department of Public Health Mid-West of the Health Service... Read more ...

Johns Hopkins 1 for Psych; Pediatric ADHD Tx Hits Shelves; Fish Oil for BPD

Johns Hopkins 1 for Psych; Pediatric ADHD Tx Hits Shelves; Fish Oil for BPD

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore took U.S. News & World Report's top spot in their list of best psychiatry hospitals, followed by McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts... Read more ...

Women Surgeons at Greater Risk of Pregnancy Loss, Study Finds

The demands of the profession appear to clash with the process of starting a family. “There's a health risk in it.” Read more ...

A Child's Loss

The 11-year-old girl knew that her mother had cancer, but it fell to me to tell her that the cancer had spread to her mother's brain. The girl asked whether her mother would... Read more ...

An Icteric Tongue

A 12-year-old boy was brought to the hospital with a 4-day history of sore throat and a 3-day history of dark urine, abdominal pain, and pallor. On examination he was found to... Read more ...

Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms in CD36 are Associated With Macular Pigment...

In this issue of the Journal of Nutrition, Liu et al. ( 1 ) report a difference in macular pigment optical density associated with a single-nucleotide polymorphism , rs3173798... Read more ...

Iodine Status of Canadian Children, Adolescents and Women of Childbearing Age

AbstractBackgroundAdequate iodine intake is important for children and women of childbearing age because iodine is vital for fetal brain development and early... Read more ...

Top in ID: Impact of long COVID, pros and cons of an intranasal vaccine

Top in ID: Impact of long COVID, pros and cons of an intranasal vaccine

As experts continue to investigate long COVID, new research revealed that nonhospitalized COVID-19 survivors had a 60% increased risk for death after 30 days of illness. An... Read more ...