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.
Midwives want clear advice about how much weight is healthy for women to put on during pregnancy.
Conclusions: Among mothers coinfected with malaria and HIV, vertical transmission of malaria and HIV was not associated with each other. HAART reduces vertical transmission of HIV especially if started before pregnancy.
A survey of 900 women has found a link to children who developed insulin resistance – a key precursor of diabetes – at age seven. There was also a link to obesity and high blood pressure.
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[Nigeria Health Watch] The Bakassi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp in Maiduguri is home to over 30,000 people. It is one of several IDP camps in Borno State where victims of the Boko Haram conflict, forced to abandon their homes, have taken refuge. As a result of this conflict, the longest (since 2009) and one of the deadliest Nigeria has ever witnessed, thousands have lost their lives and millions have been displaced, creating a large-scale humanitarian crisis reported to be one of the worst on the African continent in
Past trauma coupled with high stress hormone levels in pregnancy were linked to 1.3 oz lower birth weights for baby boys, raising risks for disease and growth delays, a new Mt Sinai study reveals.
CONCLUSION: The combined blockade proved to be effective with better quality of analgesia and greater comfort for pregnant women, constituting a good option for the practice of obstetric analgesia. PMID: 30219195 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
The Obstetrician&Gynaecologist, EarlyView.
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i Pregnant women are a World Health Organization (WHO) priority group for influenza vaccination, but evidence of effectiveness and safety for pregnant women comes from observational studies, which are notoriously prone to confounding by indication and healthy-vaccinee bias. The latter type of bias leads to an overestimation of the effectiveness and safety of the vaccine, which may be what occurs in pregnant women. Indeed, better educated women with healthier behaviors and who seek better medical care may be more adherent to vaccinations recommended by doctors, scientific societies and health authorities. Therefore, it ...