Iron deficiency in early pregnancy linked to hypothyroxinemia

According to a new retrospective study inThyroid, iron deficiency in early pregnancy may be linked to lower thyroxine levels in the second and third trimester.Healio
Source: Society for Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

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July 17, 2018When hospitals or clinics are attacked, women often become targets. But what do we know about the real impact on their health and well-being?In April 2017, 60 militia members attacked a hospital in Cinq, a city in the Kasai district of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The rebels set fire to a surgical suite, trapping 35 patients inside, and then torched most of the hospital. They sexually assaulted women and girls with sticks and firearms, including a woman who had just given birth hours before.The details of this attack are horrifying. More than 100 people died, including 90 patients and two health workers.B...
Source: IntraHealth International - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: news
Publication date: August 2018Source: Epilepsy &Behavior, Volume 85Author(s): Alexandra J. Sequeira, Stephanie Buchman, Ariane Lewis, Steven KarceskiAbstractDepot medications have been used for long-term treatment of many different medical conditions (schizophrenia, opioid addiction) and for prevention of pregnancy (birth control). In addition, proposals for depot medication for antidepressants have been made as a possible treatment for chronic depression. For the treatment of chronic epilepsy, there are currently no depot antiepileptic drugs (AEDs). However, there may be a role for them. Depot AEDs could improve medica...
Source: Epilepsy and Behavior - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Despite a more frequent presentation with advanced disease, colorectal cancer has a similar prognosis in pregnancy when compared with the general population. Diagnostic interventions and treatment should not be delayed due to the pregnancy but a balance between maternal and foetal wellbeing must always be kept in mind. PMID: 30010511 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Chirurgica Belgica - Category: Surgery Tags: Acta Chir Belg Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Occult anal sphincter injuries and reduced anal pressures occur after delivery, in the absence of clinically detected anal sphincter trauma, irrespective of the mode of delivery. PMID: 30010260 [PubMed - in process]
Source: South African Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: S Afr J Surg Source Type: research
Anxiety and depressive symptoms during pregnancy have risen by 51 per cent within a generation according to findings from a major study by the University of Bristol published last week [Friday 13 July].
Source: University of Bristol news - Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news
Conclusions: Women presenting with simple recurrent UTIs should have a flow rate and post-void residual measured. Cystoscopy is not warranted and imaging is unlikely to be of value in the absence of symptoms of upper tract disease or gynaecological problems.Urol Int
Source: Urologia Internationalis - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the prevalence of non-psychotic mental health disorders (MHDs) and the association between exposure to all forms of intimate partner violence (IPV) during pregnancy and MHDs. DESIGN: Cross-sectional population-based study...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news
[Nyasa Times] Government has challenged Mangochi District Council to step up efforts that will see improved up-take of family planning methods which is presently at 31 per cent in the district, the lowest in the country.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
New York nutritionist Juliana Shalek revealed the surprising foods you should avoid while pregnant - and the healthy alternatives to swap for so you don't miss out for nine months.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
[Nigeria Health Watch] The young mothers in the community fondly call her "Aunty Dada"
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
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