Argentine Senate rejects legalizing elective abortion

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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Abstract Pancreatic β-cells undergo profound hyperplasia during pregnancy to maintain maternal euglycemia. Failure to reprogram β-cells into a more replicative state has been found to underlie susceptibility to gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). We recently identified a requirement for prolactin receptor (PRLR) signaling in the metabolic adaptations to pregnancy, where β-cell-specific PRLR knockout (βPRLRKO) mice exhibit a metabolic phenotype consistent with GDM. However, the underlying transcriptional program that is responsible for the PRLR-dependent metabolic adaptations during gestation r...
Source: Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Greensboro's Cone Health and a prenatal app developer are expanding the partnership the two entities forged in 2017. Washington, D.C.-based Babyscripts and Cone Health hope to develop new digital models to improve access to care for at-risk populations of expectant mothers. The partnership has in the past focused on mothers with a history of diabetes or who have developed gestational diabetes, as well as detec ting and caring for pregnancy-induced hypertension, also known as preeclampsia via Babyscripts'…
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Abstract BACKGROUND: Emotional freedom techniques (EFT) and breathing awareness (BA) are applicable during labour. The present study aimed to determine the effectiveness of EFT and BA in the reduction of childbirth fear. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This randomized controlled study included 120 pregnant women, of whom the EFT, BA and control groups. The women in the EFT and BA groups were offered their intervention in the latent, active and transition phases of labour. RESULTS: There was no significant difference in the sociodemographic and obstetric factors between the groups (p > 0.05). The Subjective...
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This study concluded that music is an effective method of reducing pregnant women's deceleration numbers and increasing their acceleration numbers and reactive NST rates. The use of music during NSTs can be recommended. PMID: 31003667 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Complement Ther Clin Pract Source Type: research
Conditions:   Opioid-use Disorder;   Opioid Use, Unspecified;   Buprenorphine Dependence Interventions:   Drug: Subutex / Buprenorphine;   Diagnostic Test: Fetal & Neonatal MRI;   Diagnostic Test: DNA/Genetic/Pharmacokenetic Blood Draws Sponsors:   Indiana University;   Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD);   National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Recruiting
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CONCLUSIONS: Pertussis vaccination of pregnant women in Victoria has increased, but influenza vaccination rates remain moderate and variable. Structural changes at the system level may improve maternal vaccination rates. Embedding the delivery of maternal vaccination programs in antenatal care pathways should be a priority. PMID: 31006130 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Medical Journal of Australia - Category: General Medicine Tags: Med J Aust Source Type: research
[Nairobi News] A video of a woman giving birth at a hospital reception in Athi River as nurses took tea has been shared online, angering netizens.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
Bedside ultrasound is more sensitive than chest x-ray for identifying pulmonary...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lung ultrasound beats chest x-ray for heart failure detection Point-of-care ultrasound helps find fluid Study casts fresh doubt on chest x-ray proficiency Ultrasound spots respiratory risk in pregnant women Ultrasound spots lung congestion in dialysis patients
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Discussion Human trafficking is estimated to be the second largest criminal activity in the world after illegal arms trafficking. It affects all nations with an estimated 27 million people of all ages worldwide but only a small number are identified. It is defined by the United Nations as “the recruitment, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by means of threat or use of force or other forms of coercions, abduction, fraud, deception, the abuse of power, or a position of vulnerability to achieve the consent of a person, having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.” It includes comme...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
In conclusion, preterm classical Caesarean section is not associated with significantly increased risks, but data are scarce. Subsequent uterine rupture risk when not planning a trial of labour is 1%. PMID: 31003949 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
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