Egg-freezing advice 'false insurance' for young women
Women are using egg freezing to delay pregnancy, but may be 'disappointed' with its low success rate. It is better to start in your 20s if you hope to use this method to have children later in life
ConclusionThis analysis brings new elements and a new focus for discussion relating to changes in pelvic balance of parturient women that are not simply linked to the increase in uterine volume.
ConclusionsCritical delays exist both outside and within the healthcare system that contribute to the development and timely repair of obstetric fistula. Healthcare system strengthening, particularly with regard to emergency obstetric care, is critical to reduce the burden of obstetric fistula in women in Tanzania.
New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found vaccinating pregnant women against the whooping cough and the flu won't put babies at risk.
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Conclusions Our data demonstrated that EVs extruded from the placenta prevented ovarian cancer cell growth by a mechanism that involved delaying progression of the cell cycle after phagocytosis of the EVs.
Some maternal and perinatal outcomes may be better in obese women who undergo laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) than in their obese peers who are not treated with bariatric surgery, new research shows.Reuters Health Information
This study has given us confidence that the placenta-on-a-chip has tremendous potential as a screening platform to assess and predict drug transport in the human placenta.” Study in Advanced Healthcare Materials: Placental Drug Transport-on-a-C...
Authors: Arda Sürücü H, Büyükkaya Besen D, Duman M, Erbil EY, Ay İ Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to analyze the levels of coping with stress in healthy pregnant women in comparison with the levels of coping with stress in pregnant women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). MATERIALS AND METHODS: In the study, the descriptive cross-sectional research design was used. The study was carried out with 218 pregnant women in total. RESULTS: It was found that the healthy pregnant women had a higher total score for coping with stress and used the self-confident coping...
Emerging evidence has demonstrated that vitamin D plays an important role in many adult neurologic disorders, but is also critical in neuronal development and pruning in the neonatal and pediatric populations. Neonates are at a particularly high risk of vitamin D deficiency, in part due to the high prevalence of maternal deficiency during pregnancy. Several preclinical studies have demonstrated that infants born to vitamin D-deficient mothers are at a high risk of developing neonatal brain injury, and recent clinical studies have shown that neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) tend to be vitamin D-deficient....
(Reuters Health) - Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated against these infections during pregnancy, and a new study suggests this doesn ’t pose a safety risk for babies.