Argentine Senate rejects historic abortion law

Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis
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The vast majority of women with epilepsy are able to get pregnant with relatively few issues, new research shows.Medscape Medical News
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ConclusionOur values are higher than the standards of some European countries. This first ever survey of CT practice in Ibn Sina Children's Hospital of Rabat confirmed the need to improved training of health professionals involved in computed tomography on factors affecting image quality and dose and protocols optimization.
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Publication date: Available online 10 December 2018Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Lisa M Pastore, Mindy S Christianson, Bailey McGuinness, Kamaria Cayton Vaught, Jacqueline Y. Maher, William G KearnsABSTRACTWhile it is well known that FMR1 CCG trinucleotide repeat expansions are associated with Fragile X Syndrome (full mutations) and primary ovarian insufficiency (premutation range), the effect of FMR1 on fertility treatment success is less clear. This paper reviews the impact of FMR1 CGG repeat lengths on in vitro fertilization (IVF) outcomes after controlled ovarian hyperstimulation has commenced. PubM...
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ConclusionThe present study speculates that pregnancy is associated with decrease in global methylation levels and increase in MTHFR gene specific methylation as compared to non pregnant state. There is an inverse relationship between global and MTHFR gene specific methylation.
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ConclusionOur study demonstrates an overall positive attitude among participants of reproductive age in the general Dutch population towards preconception ECS. A striking misconception is that many of the participants believe that ECS is of interest only for those with a positive family history of one of the hereditary disorders. This finding emphasizes the importance of providing understandable, balanced information and education to the general public regarding the concepts of inheritance when presenting the option of carrier screening. Our results provide valuable insights that can be used in the debate about the respons...
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ConclusionIn KSA, women who developed GDM, particularly those who are older, multigravid, and multiparous and who have a prior history of GDM, are at an increased risk of developing T2DM. Postpartum diabetes screening of patients with GDM within the recommended period need to be improved.
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Dec 11, 2018. . Sponsored by Health Resources and Services Administration
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Conditions:   Prematurity;   High Risk Pregnancy Intervention:   Other: Early counseling of prematurity in high-risk pregnancies. Sponsors:   University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center;   Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Recruiting
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[IRIN] Treating undernourished children, boosting nutrition for pregnant women, and even providing a statistical basis for the term "famine" have all become routine parts of humanitarian health programmes. But the routine is changing.
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ConclusionsThe results support feasibility and effectiveness of a lifestyle intervention after complicated pregnancies to improve maternal cardiometabolic risk factors. Further randomized controlled studies are needed with longer follow-up to evaluate durability. In the meantime, we suggest health care professionals to offer lifestyle interventions to women after complicated pregnancies.FundingThis study was funded by ZonMW (61200024).
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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