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
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...
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...
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]
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]
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].
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
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...
[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.
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.
[Nigeria Health Watch] The young mothers in the community fondly call her "Aunty Dada"