Roe reactions: Faculty share insights on the ruling and the future of abortion rights
The Supreme Court ’s June 25 ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization also overturned Roe v. Wade, putting an end to nearly five decades of constitutional protection for abortion in the U.S.That decision had an immediate and sweeping effect across the country, with 26 states banning or severely restricting abortions or preparing to do so. Meanwhile, millions, including those who no longer have access to the procedure, have been left pondering the future of reproductive rights in America and wondering whether similar constitutional protections may be in jeopardy.Over the past week, faculty members and scho...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 30, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Why Pregnant People Should Get COVID-19 Vaccines As Soon As Possible
COVID-19 poses health risks during pregnancy for everyone involved. Pregnant people are at higher risk for severe disease, and the chances of negative outcomes for mother and baby—such as preeclampsia, preterm birth, and stillbirth—increase with infection. However, pregnant people were excluded from the original vaccine trials, so when the vaccines first became available, many soon-to-be-mothers were unsure about taking them. Thousands of pregnant people have now been vaccinated in the U.S., and an abundance of data show that getting vaccinated during pregnancy is safe and protective for both mothers and babies...
Source: TIME: Health - June 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law and Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

'Ripple effect' after Roe: Obstacles to miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy care
As legal experts ponder what may happen next after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Roe vs. Wade abortion ruling, health experts worry that pregnancy care in the United States will be compromised. (Source: Health News -
Source: Health News - - June 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women are 44% more likely to suffer a miscarriage if they conceive during the SUMMER
Researchers behind the study tracked 6,000 pregnancies in the US. Miscarriage rates peaked in June, July and August - the traditional summer months in the Northern Hemisphere. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 During Pregnancy: Increased Risk Of Preterm Delivery And Infant Neurodevelopmental Issues
New studies suggest that pregnant women who catch Covid-19 are more likely to suffer from an early miscarriage and their children more likely to receive a neurodevelopmental diagnosis. Maternal vaccination can help minimize complications and adverse outcomes. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - June 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Rises for Women With History of Infertility Stroke Risk Rises for Women With History of Infertility
Women experiencing infertility had a higher nonfatal stroke risk compared with those without infertility. By stroke subtypes, there was an increased association between miscarriage and ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

What Abortion Providers in Anti-Abortion States Will Do Post-Roe
On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, undoing the constitutional right to abortion that has been in place for nearly 50 years. The reversal paves the way for states to ban or limit abortions, and many are expected to do so soon. Four abortion providers who live in states that severely restrict or are likely to soon criminalize abortion spoke with TIME about what they plan to do now. Some say they’ll shift care across state borders, while others resolve to amp up their activism in a post-Roe America. Yet all four providers say they dread the way new laws will endanger pregnant people seeking abort...
Source: TIME: Health - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized abortion healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Overturning Roe V. Wade: Here ’s How It’ll Impact Reproductive Healthcare — Beyond Abortion
People suffering miscarriages and other complications could face issues, including legal problems, barriers to accessing medications and a lack of medical training. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - June 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Science /science Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Woman who had miscarriage in Malta taken to Spain to abort
She is receiving treatment in Spain because Maltese law prohibits abortion. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What to Know About Abortion Pills Post-Roe
Abortion access in the U.S. is quickly shrinking. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe vs. Wade, experts predict that people will increasingly seek to end pregnancies in their homes using medication abortion (also known as a medical abortion or abortion pills). Abortion pills are already the most common way to end a pregnancy in the U.S., accounting for 54% of abortions in 2020, and that number is expected to grow. Here’s what to know about the safety and efficacy of abortion pills. What are abortion pills? Medication abortions, which are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration until the 10th ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Monique Brouillette Tags: Uncategorized abortion healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Sharon Stone reveals she has suffered nine miscarriages
The actress showed her support for “DWTS” pro Peta Murgatroyd’s recent pregnancy loss reveal, announcing that she has suffered nine of her own over the years. #sharonstone #dwts #petamurgatroyd (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman who had miscarriage on Malta trip can't get abortion
A pregnant American woman who suffered an incomplete partial miscarriage while vacationing in Malta is getting airlifted to a Spanish island because Maltese law prohibits abortion under any circumstances (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Reproductive History Linked to Later Stroke Risk
(MedPage Today) -- A history of infertility, recurrent miscarriage, or stillbirth may be a risk factor for stroke later in life, according to an analysis of eight prospective cohort studies. Among over 600,000 women, infertility was associated... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 23, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Over Two Decades of Impunity for Environmental and Health Disaster in Peruvian Village
Juana Martínez takes part in an October 2021 protest in Lima organized by the platform of people affected by heavy metals in front of Congress, holding a sign that reads: "Cajamarca. Mercury Never Again". She was 29 years old when the mercury spill occurred in her town, Choropampa, in Peru’s northern Andes highlands. Several of her relatives have since died from the effects of the heavy metal and one of her sisters became sterile. CREDIT: Courtesy of Milagros PérezBy Mariela JaraLIMA, Jun 3 2022 (IPS) “We are not asking for money, but for our health, for a dignified life,” is the cry of the people of Chorop...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mariela Jara Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Indigenous Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Categories gol Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels linked to higher risk of miscarriage – new research
VITAMIN D is required by the body for several reasons including keeping bones, teeth, and muscles healthy. A lack of vitamin D can also impact the strength of the immune system. Researchers have recently discovered vitamin D levels can also have an impact on pregnancy. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news