' Crisis Pregnancy Centers' Endanger Adolescent Health, Doctors Say'Crisis Pregnancy Centers' Endanger Adolescent Health, Doctors Say

"Crisis pregnancy centers" look and act like healthcare clinics but fail to meet medical and ethical standards, often using biased and inaccurate information to persuade women not to pursue an abortion, say two national doctors'groups.Reuters Health Information
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OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between various types of domestic violence (DV) during pregnancy (emotional violence, physical violence, and sexual violence) and pre-term or low birthweight delivery in women living in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
This study will systematically review published prognostic prediction models for pregnancy complications in women with GDM, describe their characteristics, compare performance and assess methodological quality and applicability.MethodsStudies will be identified by searching MEDLINE and Embase electronic databases. Title and abstract screening, full-text review and data extraction will be completed independently by two reviewers. The included studies will be systematically assessed for risk of bias and applicability using appropriate tools designed for prediction modelling studies. Extracted data will be tabulated to facili...
Source: Systematic Reviews - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Conclusions: Children with fetal alcohol syndrome have a higher need for early developmental promotion such as speech treatment, ergotherapy, and physiotherapy. Mouthbreathing, habits, and lack of breastfeeding may result in orthodontic treatment needs. High DMFT and modified DDE indexes hint at a higher treatment and prevention need in dentistry.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
In conclusion, NAS symptoms such as apnea and digestive events disappeared in parallel with the decrease of the neonate's plasma alprazolam concentrations. Moreover, PBPK modeling and simulation is a useful methodology for toxicological assessment in special characteristics populations lacking specific experimental data. PMID: 31699653 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Drug Metab Pharmacokinet Source Type: research
ConclusionFemale age has a negative effect and should be considered in predicting the effects of sperm DNA fragmentation on pregnancy outcomes.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe present drug-free IVA approach may be suitable for POR patients with DOR, as it increased the number of antral follicles. The procedure also eliminated the need for 2-day incubation with drugs and required only one surgery. This approach could allow the retrieval of more oocytes in middle-aged women to achieve higher pregnancy rates and deserves proper evaluation in future randomized controlled trials.
Source: Reproductive BioMedicine Online - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Long non‑coding RNA NR_002794 is upregulated in pre‑eclampsia and regulates the proliferation, apoptosis and invasion of trophoblast cells. Mol Med Rep. 2019 Sep 24;: Authors: Ma Y, Liang X, Wu H, Zhang C, Ma Y Abstract Pre‑eclampsia is a common complication during pregnancy, characterized by hypertension and proteinuria. The pathogenesis of pre‑eclampsia is not fully understood. Studies on the maternal spiral artery have led scientists to consider that the ineffective infiltration of placental trophoblast cells may be a primary cause of pre‑eclampsia. The present study aimed to investigate t...
Source: Molecular Medicine Reports - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Mol Med Rep Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis study suggests the need for provision of more concrete, prescriptive, and culturally relevant dietary and supplementation advice for ethnic Chinese women with GDM.
Source: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
(Natural News) You want to have children, but perhaps you’re put off by the prospect of going through pregnancy and childbirth or you’re physically unable to carry a pregnancy to term. Maybe your last pregnancy was marked by extreme discomfort and worry, or perhaps you’ve heard horror stories about what can go wrong during the...
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Authors: di Spiezio Sardo A, Mastantuoni E, De Angelis MC, Zizolfi B Abstract Today the rate of unexpected pregnancy is still unacceptably high; long-acting reversible contraceptives, (LARC) seem to be an effective and modern solution. Intrauterine contraception (IUC) is the main exponent of the LARC and it is living a new exponential spread in the last years. Today IUC is the most widely used reversible contraceptive method and it is recommended by the major scientific gynecological societies. This review of the literature aims to retrace the history of intrauterine contraception and to focus attention on intraute...
Source: Minerva Ginecologica - Category: OBGYN Tags: Minerva Ginecol Source Type: research
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