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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: Small Ruminant ResearchAuthor(s): Santiago Luzardo, Guillermo de Souza, Graciela Quintans, Georgett BancheroAbstractThe aim of the study was to evaluate maternal energy restriction in ewes from day 48 to 106 of gestation on pre- and post-weaning lambs` performance, carcass and meat quality when their dams were fed ad libitum after the restriction period. Ewes bearing single or twin lambs were assigned to two dietary treatments from day 48 to day 106 of gestation: restricted (R) at 60% of their metabolizable energy (ME) requirements, or non-restricted (NR) at 100% of...
Source: Small Ruminant Research - Category: Zoology Source Type: research
Source: Dr.Malpani's Blog - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: blogs
Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Esther Ngumbi and Ifeanyi NsoforILLINOIS, United States / ABUJA, Oct 16 2019 (IPS) United Nations World Food Day is celebrated around the world on October 16 under the theme: “Our Actions ARE Our Future. Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World”. This theme is timely, especially, because across Africa and around the world, there has been a gradual rise in malnutrition and diet-related non communicable diseases, as highlighted in The Lancet study and a United Nations Report published earlier this year. While 45 percent of deaths in children are from nu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health World Food Day Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: Case Reports in Women's HealthAuthor(s): Hiroshi Sato, Yukako Mizuno, Sunao Matsuzaka, Tatsuro Horiuchi, Shota Kanbayashi, Miho Masuda, Ayaka Nakashima, Makiko Ikeda, Miki Yasuda, Hajime Morishita, Yukiko Ando, Kenji Oida, Nao Taguchi, Masaya HiroseAbstractAbdominal pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. Various sites of implantation in abdominal pregnancy have been reported. Uterine serosa is an extremely rare implantation site, with only a few cases reported to date. No case of abdominal pregnancy implanted on the surface of a subserosal uterine leiomyoma ...
Source: Case Reports in Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
The new Doctors of the World Clinic in east London was launched today. After 16 years of work in the area, our clinical services have now moved to purpose built premises which will allow our volunteer doctors and caseworkers to support more patients than ever. It is imperative that we are able to see more patients and scale up our services, as we estimate that between 50,000 and 500,000 people in the UK need us. These are patients who have been too frightened to go to see a doctor because they are scared that they will be deported by the Home Office, that their data will be shared, and that they will face bills of thousand...
Source: Doctors of the World News - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news
Authors: Cardona-Benavides I, Puertas-Prieto A, Pinilla-Martín FJ, Navarro-Marí JM, Gutiérrez-Fernández J Abstract Alloscardovia omnicolens is a recently-reported microorganism with unknown pathogenic implications. It has been isolated in various clinical localizations but not in the endocervix. We isolated A. omnicolens in an endocervical sample from a 31-yr-old patient with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) in week 33+3 of pregnancy. The main risk of PPROM is prematurity and the possibility of developing infectious chorioamnionitis, which can be lethal for the mother and n...
Source: New Microbiologica - Category: Microbiology Tags: New Microbiol Source Type: research
Authors: Zhang X, Tang X, Ding Y, Hua K Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the long-term follow-up of treatment of congenital partial vaginal agenesis using the Wharton-Sheares-George technique. The technique was performed on 52 patients with congenital partial vaginal atresia from January 2009 to December 2017. As a result, the mean operating time of the Wharton-Sheares-George technique procedure was 25.6 ± 2.2 min. The mean estimated blood loss was 16.7 ± 4.7 mL. The average length of stay in hospital for the patients was 2.3 ±&t...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
Authors: Christoforaki V, Zafeiriou Z, Daskalakis G, Katasos T, Siristatidis C Abstract In early pregnancy, miscarriage is the most common complication. The early identification of women at high risk for miscarriage could improve pregnancy outcomes. We investigated whether the first trimester neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) could be used as a prognostic marker for miscarriage, in pregnancies after spontaneous conception. We retrospectively identified 129 pregnant women who had a first trimester full blood count available and known pregnancy outcome. First trimester NLR was calculated for each woman and mean NL...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
Authors: Bassaw B, Singh D, Chinnia J, Karan A, Ramsarran J PMID: 31607195 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
Authors: Jalambadani Z, Borji A, Bakaeian M Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of mindfulness-based art therapy (MBAT) in decreasing stress and improving on pregnant women's life style in Neyshabur, Iran 2018. The participants of the present quasi-experimental study were 84 pregnant women. The findings showed that the MBAT group demonstrated a significant decrease in symptoms of distress and significant improvements in key aspects of the health-related style of life as measured by Health Promoting Lifestyle Profile-II questionnaire. Moreover, it was found that the MBAT intervention had a...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
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