E-Cigarettes May Be Better Than Nicotine Patches for Pregnant Women
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- Electronic cigarettes may help women who are pregnant to stop smoking, according to a study published online May 16 in Nature Medicine. Peter Hajek, Ph.D., from Queen Mary University of London, and colleagues conducted a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical advances saving premature babies pose thorny issues for abortion rights advocates
Babies are surviving earlier in pregnancy than ever before, complicating the debate over fetal viability at issue in the Mississippi abortion case now before the high court. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

Africa: Nigerian Tech Startup Pricepally Tackles Rising Food Costs With Bulk-Buying Platform
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- Shopping for food in Nigeria's largest cities can be a challenge. After battling the notorious traffic of Lagos or Abuja to reach open-air markets, many shoppers are frustrated to find that the foods on offer are very expensive and that prices are rising all the time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 19, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: Breastfeeding in Rainy Season 'Wards Off Disease'
[SciDev.Net] Abuja -- Breastfeeding infants continuously for six months during the rainy season, without including any other foods, may help prevent a disease linked to micronutrient deficiencies, a study suggests. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 19, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

PET/MRI provides new insights into knee osteoarthritis
PET/MRI has identified which compartments of the knee may be the best target...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/MRI superior to MRI for diagnosing prostate cancer ECR: Hypmed project develops affordable PET/MRI for breast scans PET/MRI appears safe for pregnant women PET/MRI can improve diagnosis of peritoneal cancer PET/MRI proves TNF blockers effective for ankylosing spondylitis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cerebral CEO Ousted, Over One Million Covid Deaths and Liquid Biopsy For Pregnancy
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Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Coronavirus Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Mother-to-be, 23, claims she will 'deliver her son twice in three months' after operation
Jaiden Ashlea, 23, found out little Levi James had spina bifida - where part of the spinal cord is protruding from the back - at week 18 of her pregnancy in Jacksonville, Florida. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk for Ectopic Pregnancy Increased for Women With Psoriasis
WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2022 -- Women with psoriasis have a significantly increased risk for ectopic pregnancy (EP), which is highest for those with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, according to a study published in the June issue of JAAD... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

With Roe in doubt, some fear tech surveillance of pregnancy
Companies that collect data from the digital clues people leave online often know their most sensitive health information _ gleaned from web searches, health apps and location trackers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New Data Show TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Binds to Both Inflammatory Cells and Interleukin (IL)-23, Supporting a Hypothesis for a Differentiated Mechanism from Risankizumab
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the first results of the in vitro MODIF-Y studies, supporting a hypothesis that may differentiate the mechanism of first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab) from risankizumab due to the ability of TREMFYA to bind to CD64 positive (CD64+) cells in addition to interleukin (IL)-23 — both of which are key components of the immune system. 1,2 These findings, which are being presented at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) annual meeting May 18-21, 2022 in Portland, Oregon, demonstrate TREMFYA bind...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Vaccine update: issue 329, May 2022, UKHSA (published 16th May 2022)
This issue features routine vaccination update, MMR vaccination reminder, chickenpox exposures in pregnant women, rabies-like viruses in bats in the UK, immunisation schedule resources, flu immunisation programme 2022 to 2023, updated diphtheria guidelines and vaccine supply. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Medicines May Help End AIDS – but High Prices & Monopolies Could Keep the Poor Locked Out
A man is tested for HIV at a health centre in Odienné, Côte d’Ivoire. Credit: UNICEF/Frank DejonghBy Matthew Kavanagh and Eamonn MurphyWASHINGTON DC, May 18 2022 (IPS) Here’s the good news: there are a new set of breakthrough medicines to prevent and treat HIV, known as “long actings” because they can be taken every few months instead of every day, and they are coming on-stream. If, as they are rolled out, they are made available at scale, they could help save many lives and help end the AIDS pandemic. But here’s the bad news: on the current trajectory, most people who need them will not be able to get them an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Matthew Kavanagh and Eamonn Murphy Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Acetaminophen Information
Acetaminophen: FDA encourages the safe use of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) pain medicines. The FDA has taken action to improve the safety of consumers when using acetaminophen. Information for use during pregnancy, in children, and risk of rare skin disease is provided to help consumers make safer choices. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 17, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Lesotho: Basotho Debating Abortion Rights Reform
[Lesotho Times] The 2022 State of the World Population Report launched last week revealed that about 60 percent of unintended pregnancies in Lesotho end in abortion. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 17, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mirvie Raises $60 Million For Blood Test To Predict Pregnancy Complications
Cofounders Maneesh Jain and Stephen Quake are applying liquid biopsy, a non-invasive diagnostic technology better known for cancer screening, to pregnancy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Venture Capital /venture-capital Science /science Leadership /leadership ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news