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Date: Tuesday, 05 28, 2019; Speaker: Dr. Thuy Ngo, Research Assistant Professor, Oregon Health and Science University; Building 29B; 1H10
Prenatal fever could result in brain function impairments in the offspring. The present study investigated the effect of interleukin-6 (IL-6)-induced maternal fever on the offspring and the involvement of connexin 36 in this process. Pregnant C57BL/6J mice were injected with IL-6 on gestational day 15. The levels of iNOS and COX-2 were measured as an index of neuroinflammation in the brain of newborn pups. Offspring were treated with the connexin 36 (Cx36) inhibitor mefloquine at postnatal day (P)1 –P3 or at P40–P42. Rotarod, grip traction, and foot fault tests were carried out to evaluate the motor behavior of...
In conclusion, HCQ did not adversely affect placental tissue and may have a protective anti-inflammatory function. Further research is needed to determine the mechanisms of HCQ actions on human placenta and whether they could be utilized to improve pregnancy outcomes.
Publication date: Available online 20 May 2019Source: Reproductive ToxicologyAuthor(s): Xin Hu, Shuzhao Li, Piera M. Cirillo, Nickilou Y. Krigbaum, ViLinh Tran, Dean P. Jones, Barbara A. CohnAbstractHigh-resolution metabolomics (HRM) profiling of metabolic fingerprints can improve understanding of how poly and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) induce metabolic alterations of in utero environment and impact fetal health. HRM profiling and quantification of PFASs were performed for 397 maternal perinatal serum samples collected from 1959-1967 in the Child Health and Development Studies (CHDS). We used Metabolome-Wide Associa...
ConclusionsFarming in the forest and poor vectors control are two risk factor of chikungunya infection. Therefore, using anti-mosquito repellent when farming and continuous and coordinated mosquito breeding sites elimination are recommended.
[Citizen] Kibondo -Pregnant women giving birth outside health facilities in Kibondo District, Kigoma Region face a fine of between Sh20, 000 and Sh50, 000.
Conditions: Medical Nutrition Therapy; Gestational Diabetes Mellitus; Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes; Fasting Plasma Glucose; HbA1c; Gestational Weight Gain Interventions: Dietary Supplement: Enteral Nutrition Suspension (TFP-DM); Behavioral: Medical Nutrition Therpay Sponsors: Capital Medical University; Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital; Nutricia Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Recruiting
[Daily Trust] The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Babatunde Ipaye, says about 1.2 million children under the age of five are expected to be immunise during the ongoing Outbreak Response (OBR) campaign. He spoke yesterday while monitoring the OBR campaign against the circulating vaccination derived polio virus in the southwest,t at Imoba Community in Ifo Local Government Area of the st.
Conclusions/Implications for Practice: In the aftermath of fetal death, health professionals should use insightful and empathic communication skills to help mothers cope with their loss. In addition, some of the participants wanted to see their babies, and some did not. Thus, individualized care is very important for women who experience pregnancy loss.
ConclusionData indicate that KPC-producing polyclonalK. pneumoniae are frequent causes of nosocomial hospital outbreaks in South America. Similar genotypes have been reported in Colombia, Argentina and Brazil, North America and Asia.