Latest News for Pregnancy

Your mother's diet may influence your liver's health

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDT
Obesity is a known risk factor for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The latest study shows that an expectant mother's diet might also be a risk factor.
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Antidepressant use during pregnancy not associated with increased risk of autism, ADHD in children

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Two studies published by JAMA examine the risk of autism and other adverse birth outcomes among women who use antidepressants during pregnancy.
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Psoriasis and pregnancy: Effects, symptoms changes, and treatments

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
How does pregnancy affect psoriasis? How might symptoms change during pregnancy, will the baby be affected, and what are the suggested treatments?
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Miniature 'womb lining' grown in lab could reveal secrets of menstrual cycle and early pregnancy

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have succeeded in growing miniature functional models of the lining of the womb (uterus) in culture.
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Vaginal cysts: Lump types, symptoms, and treatment

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Cysts are usually harmless and often go unnoticed. While their growth is difficult to prevent, there are a variety of ways to treat them. Learn more.
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Call to phase out lead bullets at shooting ranges

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Lead released when people fire weapons at shooting ranges creates such a health risk that lead bullets should be phased out, according to new research.
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Is early pregnancy BMI associated with increased risk of childhood epilepsy?

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Increased risk for childhood epilepsy was associated with maternal overweight or obesity in early pregnancy in a study of babies born in Sweden, according to a study published online by JAMA...
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Progesterone and bisexuality: Is there a link?

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT
Giving progesterone to prevent miscarriage could influence baby's sexual orientation in later life.
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Maternal pertussis vaccination reduces risk for newborns by more than 90 percent

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Among infants of women who received the Tdap pertussis booster vaccine during pregnancy, the risk of contracting pertussis was reduced by an estimated 91 percent during the first two months of life...
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