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Stress worsens effects of toxic chemical exposure in pregnancy

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, found that stress can worsen the effects to the unborn baby from toxic chemical exposure in pregnancy.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Conclusions: The maternofetal outcomes in patients with kidney transplantation are comparable with those of nontransplanted CKD patients with similar levels of kidney function impairment and progressive and/or immunologic kidney disease.
Source: Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Original Clinical Science-General Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Maternal diabetes had effect on fat metabolism of offspring; lipid storage capacity increased but the ability of lipid decomposition had no change. PMID: 28925477 [PubMed - in process]
Source: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci Source Type: research
Some patients will end up with all their embryos being of poor quality on Day 3, and then they're not certain what to do. Traditionally , most doctors will want to put all of their embryos back into the uterus as quickly as possible , no matter what their quality.After all, once they've done an embryo transfer, they can tell the patient, "Look , I completed your IVF treatment, and have done everything humanly possible " , so the patient is happy that the doctor did a good job. Of course, it's highly likely that the cycle will fail, but then they can say - Yes, your embryo didn't implant, but that's your bad luck/...
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
This study was designed in order to identify and assess the prevalence and risk factors for urinary incontinence during the third trimester of pregnancy and three months postpartum. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Observational and cross-sectional study. The population of the study was composed of 268 women who delivered and were admitted to the Centro Hospitalar Tâmega e Sousa in the years 2013 and 2014, and who agreed to participate in this study. Postpartum women were asked to fill out a questionnaire adapted from the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire - Short Form, for urinary incontinence researc...
Source: Acta Medica Portuguesa - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Med Port Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 September 2017 Source:Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology Author(s): Nisse V. Clark, Scott P. Endicott, Elisa M. Jorgensen, Hye-Chun Hur, Ernest G. Lockrow, Mary E. Kern, Candice E. Jones-Cox, Susan G. Dunlow, Jon I. Einarsson, Sarah L. Cohen Sterilization is the most common form of contraception used worldwide and is highly effective in preventing unintended pregnancy. Several sterilization methods exist, each with unique advantages and disadvantages that influence the preferred approach for an individual patient. Salpingectomy for sterilization has popularized in recent years w...
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Conclusion Hysteroscopic removal of RPOC is a feasible and safe management option of this complication of pregnancy. We strongly suggest avoiding performing blind procedures such as dilation and curettage and favor the adoption of this modality that allows the removal of retained products of conception under direct visualization.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Researchers from the Francis Crick Institute in London used the CRISPR-Cas9 system to 'edit' growing human embryos to see what would occur when a key gene was removed.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conclusions: We observed little or no evidence of associations between low prenatal PFAS exposures and outcomes related to cardiometabolic risk in a cohort of Spanish children followed from birth until 7 y. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP1330 Received: 07 November 2016 Revised: 13 July 2017 Accepted: 21 July 2017 Published: 20 September 2017 Address correspondence to C. B. Manzano-Salgado, ISGlobal–Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Doctor Aiguader, 8808003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Phone: +34 932 147 314. Email: cyntia.manzano@isglobal.org Supplemental Material is available online (https...
Source: EHP Research - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Although evidence indicates that influenza vaccination is safe during pregnancy, data are limited for women in their first trimester, prompting a recent study that examined the incidence of miscarriage in women who received the vaccine.
Source: AAFP News - Category: Primary Care Source Type: news
Every 0.5 milligram-per-liter increase of flouride in a pregnant woman's urine marked a drop in IQ scores for their children later in life, according to the first-of-its-kind study by Canadian researchers.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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