Study Of Norwegian Women Confirms Safety Of H1N1 Flu Shots During Pregnancy
Norwegian pregnant women who received a vaccine against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus showed no increased risk of pregnancy loss, while pregnant women who experienced influenza during pregnancy had an increased risk of miscarriages and still births, a study has found. The study suggests that influenza infection may increase the risk of fetal loss. Scientists at the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) published their findings online Jan. 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine...
(Reuters Health) - - People with heart failure who get flu shots may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't get vaccinated, a Danish study suggests.
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Publication date: Available online 13 December 2018Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Mohammed Bashir, Zeinab Dabbous, Khaled Baagar, Fadi Elkhatib, Amin Ibrahim, Sanam-Alhouda Brich, Manar E. Abdel-Rahman, Justin C. Konje, Abdul-Badie Abou-SamraAbstractObjectivesTo study the pregnancy outcomes in women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and to relate these to maternal risk factors.MethodsWe conducted a retrospective study of 419 women with T2DM (index group)- who attended our diabetes in pregnancy clinic at the Hamad Women’s Hospital, Doha, between March 2015 ...
Conclusion: A MedDiet, enhanced with EVOO and nuts, was associated with a risk reduction of CMFOs in over 50% in normoglycemic pregnant women. Therefore, it might be a potentially adequate diet for pregnant women.Trial registration: Identifier ISRCTN84389045. The study was registered on September 27, 2013. Last edited on September 26, 2018Ann Nutr Metab 2019;74:69 –79
Conclusions: These data can help inform healthcare professionals and women with MS exposed to fingolimod during conception. PMID: 30542374 [PubMed]
Asthma risk also increased with maternal history of miscarriages at 12 weeks or earlier