Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTInfants who were born less than two years after a mother's bariatric surgery had higher risks for prematurity, neonatal intensive care unit admission, and small for gestational age status compared...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTWomen with higher levels of the 'stress hormone' cortisol in their hair may be less likely to become pregnant through IVF than women with lower levels.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTDirect microbial sequencing of environmental samples, such as from ocean water, hospital surfaces, and the human gut, have illuminated the vast number of microbes present in our world.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTCommon bacteria evade traps in placenta to rapidly infect fetus; finding should inform vaccine pursuit, investigators say.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWomen who have a higher BMI before pregnancy are likely to have newborns with shorter telomere length - a biomarker for biological age, says new research.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTThe human body can usually cope with the limited amount of detritus created from normal cellular lifecycles through the deployment of immune cells to remove the material.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA Purdue University study of an indigenous group of Maya people reinforces the link between Cesarean births and obesity.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTBut overall quality of evidence for impact of exercise during pregnancy not strong.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTChildren born to mothers who purchase at least two SSRI prescriptions during pregnancy may be at much higher risk of speech and language disorders.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTPregnant women with congenital heart defects or type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of giving birth to babies with severe congenital heart disease and should be monitored closely in the prenatal...
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTDepression can have an effect on mother and baby both during and after pregnancy. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention with this article.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTChildren of mothers who took vitamin D during pregnancy with resultant high levels of the vitamin in the umbilical blood have fewer symptoms of ADHD at the age of 2½ years.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTVaccination during pregnancy can protect women, foetuses and newborn children against infectious diseases - especially in developing countries.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe first ever analysis of men conceived though intracytoplasmic sperm injection reveals the procedure may be linked to poorer sperm count and quality.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTA range of perinatal factors appear to be associated with higher risk for children later developing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA report on 11 infants in Brazil suggests the term "congenital Zika syndrome" be used to describe such cases because microcephaly (small head circumference) was only one of the clinical signs of...
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn this new era of legalized marijuana, far too little research has been conducted on the effect of cannabis on the development of human embryos, say researchers at Georgetown University Medical...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe use of hormonal contraceptives was linked to higher risk of depression and antidepressant use in a new study, especially for teenage girls.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhen taken by breastfeeding mothers, the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine appear to be present at low concentrations in breast milk and in the bloodstream of their infants.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTMothers using autonomously practicing midwives throughout their pregnancy and childbirth are more likely to have adverse outcomes for their newborns than those who use obstetricians, according to a...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTAlthough morning sickness can significantly impact a pregnant woman's life, new research shows that it could signify a healthy pregnancy.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTInfants whose mothers had a higher level of a particular type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a lower risk of eczema at age 12 months, new Southampton research has shown.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHearing loss may increase a woman's risk of giving birth prematurely or having a baby with a low birth weight, according to a new study.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHaving an abortion may be followed by feelings of grief, loss, or regret, which could lead to a type of depression. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe idea of being able to reduce cellulite with an over-the-counter cream is an attractive one, but do they work? Find out about them and other treatments.