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HealthDay News Use of nicotine patches or the drug Zyban helps pregnant women quit smoking before and after they give birth, a new study says.
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This study aimed to understand the decision of couples, especially women, to delay parenting, and how this decision influences the marital relationship. The research is qualitative, cross-sectional, and descriptive. Sixteen heterosexual married individuals participated in a semi-structured interview. The analysis of the interviews was performed through content analysis, from which emerged three categories: (a) Financial issue in the parental process: 'can we afford having a child?', (b) Attempt of control versus surprise of pregnancy, and (c) Late pregnancy and calmness in the conjugal relationship. There was a significant...
Source: Psicologia em Estudo - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
ConclusionsGDM/GH predict diabetes and hypertension in couples as a unit underscoring the concept of shared couple risk. These findings may help foster couple collaboration for cardiovascular risk reduction in the household
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 18 2019 (IPS)Roma, a 2018 Mexican film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, is currently on a triumphal journey through the world. It won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, the best director and best foreign language film at the Golden Globe Awards, best director and best picture at the Critics´ Choice Awards, best film, best direction and best cinematography at the British Academy Film Awards. Furthermore, Roma has a record high ten nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards (The Oscars). Not at all bad for a black-and-white movie, which appears to have been d...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Arts Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news
[Guardian] Kano State Hisbah Board has discovered 15 women with HIV/AIDS among thousands of screened applicants for mass wedding in Kano. Besides, 23 women tested positive to pregnancy screening.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[Guardian] Kano State Hisbah Board has discovered 15 women with HIV/AIDS among thousands of screened applicants for mass wedding in Kano. Besides, 23 women tested positive to pregnancy screening.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Analysis of community where 73% of residents contracted Zika in 2015 offers new clues about epidemicScientists studying the 2015 Zika outbreak in Brazil have discovered that people previously exposed to dengue may have been protected from the virus.Three-quarters of the inhabitants of a favela in the country ’s north-east caught the mosquito-borne Zika virus during the epidemic.The outbreak left more than 3,000 babies across Brazil with microcephaly, a birth defect caused by mothers catching the virus during pregnancy.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Global health Zika virus Global development Brazil Infectious diseases Science Americas World news Source Type: news
Mai Okuyama, Hidetoshi Mezawa, Toshinao Kawai, Mitsuyoshi Urashima
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionThere are conflicting reports in the literature about the association of hyperhomocysteinemia, B12 deficiency, and cerebral venous thrombosis but some reports point to a significant association. We conclude that further studies with a large sample size are required to analyze the effect of hyperhomocysteinemia and low vitamin B12 on the risk of cerebral venous thrombosis.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Thymic size in early infancy predicts subsequent survival in low-income settings. The human thymus develops from early gestation, is most active in early life and is highly sensitive to malnutrition. Our objec...
Source: BMC Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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