Avobenzone suppresses proliferative activity of human trophoblast cells and induces apoptosis mediated by mitochondrial disruption

This study suggests that avobenzone induces mitochondrial dysfunction-mediated apoptosis leading to abnormal placentation during early pregnancy.
Source: Reproductive Toxicology - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research

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Six nurses who work at a medical center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina are sharing a serendipitous connection. All of them are pregnant and they found out within months of each other. Dana Jacobson, co-host of "CBS This Morning Saturday," reports.
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CONCLUSIONSCounseling can help HIV-infected individuals make informed choices about childbearing and safer-conception methods; however, a controlled clinical trial is needed to determine whether clients use such methods correctly and to assess rates of pregnancy and transmission. Policymakers need to consider including safer-conception counseling as part of routine HIV care.
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This study tested sexual abuse as a unique predictor of subsequent adolescent sexual behaviors, pregnancy, and motherhood when in company with other types of maltreatment (physical abuse, neglect) and alternative behavioral, family, and contextual risk fac...
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Publication date: Available online 12 December 2017Source: Social Science &MedicineAuthor(s): Ralph Catalano, Tim Bruckner, Lyndsay A. Avalos, Holly Stewart, Deborah Karasek, Shachar Kariv, Alison Gemmill, Katherine Saxton, Joan CaseyAbstractPeriviable infants (i.e., those born in the 20th through 26th weeks of gestation) suffer much morbidity and approximately half die in the first year of life. Attempts to explain and predict these births disproportionately invoke a “dysregulation” narrative. Research inspired by this narrative has not led to efficacious interventions. The clinical community has, therefor...
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Medical professionals and health care industry workers describe the hardships involved in trying to provide care in rural areas.
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(MedPage Today) -- Incomplete pregnancies, number of children tied to AD likelihood
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Heal, a California-based company, offers a doctor house call service and sends doctors to patients’ homes, or even work offices, for $99 or insurance copay. The service is currently available in Southern California, the Inland Empire, the San F...
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Conclusions: Plasma CRP levels in pregnant women with diseased periodontium were statistically significantly reduced after nonsurgical periodontal therapy. However, no association between CRP levels and adverse pregnancy outcome was observed.
Source: Oral health and Preventive dentistry - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
BOSTON (CBS) – The health of a mother’s gut may affect her child’s risk of developing autism. That’s according to a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. The microbiome is the collection of organisms that live in all of us, like in our guts and on our skin. In recent years, scientists have discovered that having a healthy microbiome not only helps keep your gut healthy but also supports your immune system and can help prevent a variety of disorders. Now based on studies in rodents, researchers believe that an unhealthy microbiome in a mom’s gut while pregnant can make a...
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(MedPage Today) -- Practicing activated parasympathetic nervous system during third trimester
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