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)...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe views among physicians and the general public when it comes to deciding whether to withhold or withdraw treatment of terminally ill patients differ greatly.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA new Université de Montréal study in the British Medical Journal reveals that antidepressants prescribed to pregnant women could increase the chance of having a baby with birth defects.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that early brain mapping of white matter injury may help to predict later disability in prematurely born infants.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTFibromyalgia treatments may involve medical and lifestyle changes, but can they affect a pregnancy? Learn what should be considered when planning a baby.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTWorldwide, an estimated 119,000 children are born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) each year, a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTSome studies have suggested that mothers over the age of 35 are more likely to experience complications at birth. A new study investigates why this is.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTA team of international researchers examines the genetic mutation responsible for cleft lip and palate, as well as congenital heart defect.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTBreaking research carried out in China finds a possible link between a woman's blood pressure before conception and the eventual gender of her child.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAmerican Heart Association Scientific Statement: Women with high-risk congenital heart disease can have successful pregnancies but should seek counseling before conception to understand how their...
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research gives hope to women who have tried to get pregnant but have had recurrent miscarriages. Progesterone may play a crucial role.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThyroid disease is a common and frequently dangerous clinical problem during pregnancy.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTChildren born to mothers who take heartburn medication during pregnancy may have a greater risk of developing asthma, research suggests.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew state-issued report recommends a daily supplementary intake of folic acid to women capable of being pregnant in order to prevent neural tube defects.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTBrain changes in preterm infants that can put them at increased risk of developmental disorders may begin in the womb, new research finds.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is heartburn and why do pregnant women get heartburn? Learn about treating heartburn, when to see a doctor, and what can be done to prevent it.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 02:00:00 PSTNew information on a previously unpublished 40-year-old study raises questions about the benefits of the morning sickness drug pyridoxine-doxylamine.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA structured analysis of the evidence confirms that infection with mosquito-borne Zika virus is a cause of the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), in addition to microcephaly and...
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTNew research may add to the existing list of omega-3 health benefits, as study investigates the effects of fish oil on childhood asthma.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn a new study, young children showed signs of kidney damage if their mothers smoked while pregnant.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators finds, for the first time, that women with a history of acute kidney injury with complete clinical recovery have an increase of several...
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTDespite the widespread belief that contraceptive pills 'kill' sexual desire, new research suggests other factors may play a more significant role.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTFemale mice may be more susceptible to vaginal Zika virus infection during a specific stage of their reproductive cycle, researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology report in...
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTWomen with a history of acute injury may be at greater risk of preeclampsia, early birth, and other pregnancy complications, new research finds.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTTreating a type of white blood cell using hormones could improve the development of the placenta in women with pregnancy complications, according to early research led by Queen Mary University of...