'I nearly aborted my baby because of an unreliable test'
When Claire Bell became pregnant she received what appeared to be terrible news. But then she started investigating.
Review ArticlesT. V. Pinheiro, S. Brunetto, J. G. L. Ramos, J. R. Bernardi, M. Z. Goldani,Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease,Volume 7 Issue 04, pp 391-407Abstract
Research ArticlesA. P. Jones, K. Rueter, A. Siafarikas, E.-M. Lim, S. L. Prescott, D. J. Palmer,Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease,Volume 7 Issue 04, pp 350-356Abstract
Research ArticlesA. M. Ashman, C. E. Collins, L. Weatherall, L. J. Brown, M. E. Rollo, D. Clausen, C. C. Blackwell, K. G. Pringle, J. Attia, R. Smith, E. R. Lumbers, K. M. Rae,Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease,Volume 7 Issue 04, pp 357-368Abstract
CONCLUSION: Depressive symptomatology during pregnancy has negative outcomes, affecting the delivery experience of women, the first emotional bond with the child, and the well-being of the newborn. PMID: 30880451 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: Hospital characteristics and case mix do not account for the significant variation in CDRs across U.S. hospitals. Individual hospitals are in themselves independent risk factors for Caesarean delivery. Choosing to give birth in a certain hospital may put women at an increased risk of having a Caesarean delivery, without maternal or neonatal benefit. PMID: 30879777 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
The drug rebalances hormones that spike during pregnancy and plummet after birth
Authors: Panwar M, Kumari A, Hp A, Arora R, Singh V, Bansiwal R Abstract Early detection and prediction of preeclampsia (PE) may avert serious materno-fetal complications. This prospective nested study was conducted to evaluate the role of serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in predicting the development and severity of PE. Four hundred and forty primigravidas, between 16 to 18 weeks of gestation, were recruited in the study. Serum beta-hCG and NLR were measured at the time of recruitment and they were followed and monitored for the development of PE and severe PE...
The medication works quickly, within 48 hours. But it ’ s an expensive infusion and requires a stay in a medical center.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesdayapproved the first drug specifically forpostpartum depression, a debilitating condition that affects about 400,000 women a year in the United States.The disorder, which begins during pregnancy or within a month of childbirth, is far more severe than...
ConclusionsThis methodology makes possible the precise, simultaneous and reliable analysis of podocalyxin and podocin levels, and offers a valuable tool for the evaluation of podocyturia.Graphical abstract