Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn about how colds are treated during pregnancy and how they may be prevented. What are the similarities between cold and pregnancy symptoms?
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWomen who participate in obstetric and gynaecology clinical trials experience improved health outcomes compared to those who are not involved in trials, according to research by Queen Mary...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTIn the first of a series on female role models in medicine, we look at the life and legacy of Dr. Virginia Apgar - the creator of the Apgar score.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTDaylight savings time (DST) contributes to higher miscarriage rates among women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) who had had a prior pregnancy loss according to new research out of Boston...
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new mouse study investigates the neurological impact of perinatal exposure to nicotine. The findings suggests nicotine impacts the offspring's hearing.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study examines the effect of a low dose of daily aspirin in women who are trying to conceive and have chronic, low-grade inflammation.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe most frightening aspect of Zika virus has been its ability to produce severe fetal birth defects during pregnancy, especially microcephaly - a small head.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew mouse study shows prenatal exposure to bisphenol A increases obesity risk in the offspring by lowering sensitivity to an appetite-controlling hormone.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new trial in adult rhesus monkeys tests the effectiveness of Vasalgel - a non-hormonal gel developed as a long-term form of male contraception.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PSTResearchers have associated high licorice intake in pregnancy with the development of poorer memory and ADHD-like behaviors in offspring.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers managed to isolate a hormone from the black garden ant, replicate it synthetically, and test its effect on uterine contractions.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTA new study investigates the link between giving birth prematurely and the mother's risk of developing cardiovascular disease later in life.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTChildren who were exposed to complications shortly before or during birth, including birth asphyxia and preeclampsia, were more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder, according to a Kaiser...
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA research article published in PLOS Medicine contributes to the evidence base regarding the use of population charts for detection of fetal growth disorders and how best to determine risk of...
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTA new study finds that the risk of a pregnant woman giving birth prematurely may be linked to the type of microbiota in her vagina and cervix.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that hospital-led interventions over a seven-year period were associated with a significant...
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that the biochemical reactions responsible for Alzheimer's disease may begin as early as the womb. Vitamin A plays a crucial role.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTPregnant women increase their chances of vitamin B12 deficiency if they don't consume enough meat, milk or eggs. This vitamin is found only in animal products.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTThe largest genetic study to be performed in children with previously undiagnosed developmental disorders uncovers 14 new mutations.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThyroid hormone treatment is associated with a decreased risk of pregnancy loss among women with mild thyroid problems, finds a study published by The BMJ.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study shows that what happens to a fetus in the womb can affect the brain later in life.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOn the surface, postpartum depression (PPD) looks much like other forms of depression.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMothers' genes during pregnancy, not BMI, are linked to obesity risk in childhood and adolescence, according to new research by the University of Bristol.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe number of U.S. women taking maternity leave has not changed in 22 years despite factors that suggest it should be increasing, a new study found.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn the professional journal Science, Jürgen Knoblich, a leading authority on stem cells and deputy director of the IMBA (Institute for Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences)...