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Kenya: Woman Rushed to Tanzania for Treatment Dies

[Nation] A 43-year-old woman who sought treatment in Tanzania for pregnancy-related complications as a result of the Kenyan nurses' strike died Wednesday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news

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BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant and largely hidden public health problem for all women and, during pregnancy, can have significant effects on the health of both mother and the unborn baby. Previous Namibian studies suggest rate...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news
Although several states have implemented programs providing boxes for infant sleep, safe sleep experts express concern regarding the paucity of safety and efficacy research on boxes. The purpose of this study was to assess pregnant women's perceptions rega...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
Conclusions: Maternal HBsAg carriage was associated with several adverse pregnancy outcomes. Furthermore, hepatitis B viral activity in pregnancy might have certain effects on pregnancy outcomes. Careful surveillance of maternal HBsAg status as well as viral activity in the second trimester among HBsAg carriers is warranted.
Source: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: LIVER, PANCREAS AND BILIARY TRACT: Original Articles Source Type: research
Authors: Míguez MC, Pereira B PMID: 29229297 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medicina Clinica - Category: General Medicine Tags: Med Clin (Barc) Source Type: research
Pregnancy involves rapid physiological adaptation and complex interplay between mother and fetus. New analytic technologies provide large amounts of genomic, proteomic, and metabolomics data. The integration of these data through bioinformatics, statistical, and systems pharmacology techniques can improve our understanding of the mechanisms of normal maternal physiologic changes and fetal development. New insights into the mechanisms of pregnancy‐related disorders, such as preterm birth (PTB), may lead to the development of new therapeutic interventions and novel biomarkers.
Source: CPT: Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
ConclusionsWhen counselling women these findings must be balanced against the potential impact of untreated severe psoriasis on conception and/or pregnancy and maternal wellbeing; ongoing pharmacovigilance via registries remains essential to address this evidence gap.
Source: British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Systematic Review Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 December 2017 Source:Stem Cell Research Author(s): Bum-Kyu Lee, Nadima Uprety, Yu Jin Jang, Scott Tucker, Catherine Rhee, Lucy LeBlanc, Samuel Beck, Jonghwan Kim During early development in placental mammals, proper trophoblast lineage development is essential for implantation and placentation. Defects in this lineage can cause early pregnancy failures and other pregnancy disorders. However, transcription factors controlling trophoblast development remain poorly understood. Here, we utilize Fosl1, previously implicated in trophoblast giant cell development as a member of the AP-1 comp...
Source: Stem Cell Research - Category: Stem Cells Source Type: research
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A routine call about an Albuquerque convenience store theft turned into a life-transforming moment for an officer who came across upon a pregnant woman he found using heroin. That officer later volunteered to adopt the unborn baby. Officer Ryan Holets and his wife, Rebecca, were honored Monday for adopting the baby girl they named Hope after the addicted mom agreed to let the couple raise her child. The baby is now 6-weeks-old and is recovering after being born with an opioid addiction. "We're blessed," Holets said. City officials called the officer's act selfless, said it gave the ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Tags: News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news
Microchip Technology Inc. is a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, and analog semiconductors that are designed to offer low-risk product development at lower total system costs and a faster time to market for thousands of diverse applications. Those in the electrical engineering world are very familiar with their PIC microcontrollers, digital signal controllers, and other microprocessors. However, in the medtech prototyping world, knowledge that Microchip has a special group dedicated to medical solutions may be less common. Microchip cultivates an elite group of Medical Design Partner Specialists, which consists of...
Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Exclusive Source Type: blogs
A new study found a small increased risk of having a baby with a heart defect if Ritalin/Concerta  (methylphenidate) was taken by the mother-to-be.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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