If Mom-to-Be Lives Near Airport, Odds for Preemie Birth Rise

WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2020 -- The roar of jet engines may pose a hidden danger to babies: higher odds of premature birth tied to plane exhaust. So finds a study showing that pregnant women exposed to high levels of pollution from the exhaust of jet...
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New studies provide more evidence that pregnant women may get severe Covid-19 symptoms and have an increased risk of pregnancy loss.
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Women who delivered before they were 37 weeks pregnant were 1.7 times more likely to die early and risks were 2.2 times higher if they delivered before 27 weeks, Icahn School of Medicine research found.
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AbstractThe epidemiology of mental disorders in early childhood is still under-researched. We aim to explore the incidence, comorbidities and risk factors of mental disorders in 0 –3-year-olds referred to hospital settings. In a national cohort of 918,280 children born in 1997–2010, we calculated incidence rates per 1,000 person-years (IR) of first-time mental and developmental disorders diagnosed in hospitals before four years of age. Data were obtained from Danish popul ation registries. We used logistic regression to analyse co-morbidity and Cox proportional hazard models to evaluate the influence of pre- an...
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Abstract Renal tubular dysgenesis (RTD) is a rare fatal disorder in which there is poor development of proximal tubules, leading to oligohydramnios and the Potter sequences. RTD occurs secondary to renin-angiotensin system (RAS) blockade during the early stages of fetal development or due to autosomal recessive mutation of genes in the RAS pathway. A boy born at 33+1 weeks due to cord prolapse was found to be anuric and hypotensive. Pregnancy was complicated by severe oligohydramnios from gestational age 28+4 weeks. Abdominal sonography revealed diffuse globular enlargement of both kidneys with increased cortical ...
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Pregnant women exposed to soot from jet engines were at increased risk of giving birth prematurely.
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[allAfrica] This week is World Breastfeeding Week, a flagship campaign of the International Confederation of Midwives.
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Premature birth remains a huge clinical challenge, often resulting in lifelong consequences for both children and mothers. Even in developed nations, preterm birth is the most common cause of mortality for children under five years of age. In many ca...
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What are the chances of passing the virus to the baby in the womb, or of premature birth?
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KCGM Abstract In less than four months, the total of confirmed cases of COVID-19 was 1,684,833 worldwide. Outcomes among the public of pregnant women with COVID-19 are still unclear. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to analyze whether COVID-19 in pregnant women is related to premature birth and birth weight, and to summarize the diagnostic results of neonates born to mothers with COVID-19 for investigating the possibility of vertical transmission. Searches were performed in PubMed, Scopus, LILACS, Web of Science, Google Scholar, Preprints, bioRxiv, and medRxiv. We used the odds ratio (OR) and me...
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Hospitals in several countries saw dips in premature births, which could be a starting point for future research.
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