Tag: "preterm" at biology news
Risk of common vaginal infection linked to preterm birth appears higher for blacks
.... 11 Risk of a common vaginal infection linked to preterm
birth appears to escalate when even one partner is...regnant woman has bacterial vaginosis, her risk of preterm
birth goes up, said Hyagriv Simhan, M.D., M.S.C.R., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology an...
Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths
...nflammation from bacterial infections is linked to preterm
births and deaths, according to researchers from C...he placentas of mice can be blocked, the number of preterm
deaths will decline by nearly half. Yiping Han along with Hongqi Lui from the Case Western Reserve...
Progesterone injections do not prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancies
...hydroxyprogesterone or 17-OHPC, reduced additional preterm
births by one-third in women whose previous babies...the first study, which showed that 17-OHPC reduced preterm
birth in the group with the highest risk, we were hopeful that it would also prevent preterm
Progesterone therapy and preterm birth: More evidence helps identify women who can benefit
...doctors better identify pregnant women at risk for preterm
delivery who can benefit from progesterone treatme...short cervix (most of whom had no prior history of preterm
birth) who received progesterone suppository treatment between 24 and 34 weeks gestation had a great...
Alcohol use during pregnancy leads to greater risk of extreme preterm delivery
...bute to a substantial increase in risk for extreme preterm
delivery. Results are published in the June iss... were associated with an increased risk of extreme preterm
delivery; alcohol accounted for the lions share of the risk. Furthermore, the effects were greater ...
Premature births may be linked to seasonal levels of pesticides and nitrates in surface water
...atrics. Dr. Winchester and colleagues found that preterm
birth rates peaked when pesticides and nitrates me...I am seeing a growing number of birth defects, and preterm
births, and I think we need to face up to environmental causes," said Dr Winchester, who is also dir...
Nearly 28,000 US infants died in 2004
...t Death Data Set" includes a new analysis tracking preterm
birth-related infant deaths. The analysis, first p...d in the October 2006 edition of Pediatrics, found preterm
birth contributes to nearly twice as many infant deaths within the first year of life than previousl...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 11, 2007
...invasive diagnostic test for women at high risk of preterm
birth A new test to screen fish for 25 drug resi...invasive diagnostic test for women at high risk of preterm
birth Journal of Proteome Research With pre-term births a major international health problem, s...
Improving outcomes in premature births
The costs due to complications from preterm
birth are staggering. In Canada, outlays for specialized care of surviving preterm
infants are estimated to be almost $2 billion per year. In a 5-year, randomized, placebo-controlled ...
In Hispanic women, genetic variations linked to spontaneous preterm birth
...omen, four gene variants are linked to spontaneous preterm
birth, according to abstracts presented by researc... illness and death in newborns. A genetic cause of preterm
birth was suggested by racial disparity, a tendency to occur within families and a high rate of recu...
After scrutiny, preemie lung treatments turn out to be safe, effective
...n recent years has been to no longer give women in preterm
labor more than one course of steroids because of ...le courses of steroids, many mothers in on-and-off preterm
labor received several rounds before delivering. Now, when mothers go into preterm
African-Americans at increased risk for earlier preterm births
...s, 'We find that African-American women experience preterm
birth not only at increased rates as compared to C...tion [We] further analyze the pattern of recurrent preterm
birth stratified by race and find that the tendency to repeat preterm
birth during the same week occ...
Missouri's African-American mothers more likely to deliver prematurely
...ere nearly 5.5 times more likely to have recurrent preterm
births than Caucasian women. Nationally, Caucasia... "We found that African-American women experience preterm
birth not only at increased rates as compared with Caucasian women but also at earlier gestations an...
Pregnancy news -- Preterm delivery risk reduced by high-dose progesterone treatment
...at-risk pregnant women avoid premature delivery. A preterm
birth can have serious consequences to the baby, i...erone caproate (17P), commonly used now to prevent preterm
birth among women with that history, can affect cervical changes and thus increase preventive effect...
Risk of preterm birth appears to vary by season
...o become pregnant in spring are more vulnerable to preterm
birth than those who conceive in other seasons, ac...lts of a large study of such seasonal variation in preterm
birth, or birth prior to 37 weeks gestation, are being presented at the 27th annual meeting of the S...
UCLA and NYU microbiologists crack genome of a parasite that causes a common STD
...ant women, who are at risk for ruptured membranes, preterm
deliveries and low-birth-weight babies. In men, the parasite is a cause of nongonococcal urethritis, but infection is generally asymptomatic and self-limiting. In both men and women, trichomoniasis is known to increase susceptibility to HIV, the v...
New proteomic method to detect inflammation in amniotic fluid
...been shown to be able to identify women at risk of preterm
delivery. In the current study, the researchers as...ide a useful test for recognizing women at risk of preterm
delivery and babies at risk of poor outcome. However, although promising, a further evaluation of th...
Prenatal cocaine's lasting cellular effects
...use of other drugs -- can lead to premature labor, preterm
birth and low birth weight, Stanwood said. "But in women who have abused relatively low recreational doses of cocaine, it is actually very hard to distinguish those children at birth from children born to anyone else," he said. "However, as those ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- December 6, 2006
...ercent of all births, causing an estimated 400,000 preterm
births annually in the United States, and involves... an important and potentially preventable cause of preterm
birth, responsible for one-half of extremely preterm
births and very low birth-weight babies. In ...
U of M study shows treatment of periodontal disease does not decrease risk for preterm birth
...egnant women does not significantly alter rates of preterm
birth, low birth weight, or fetal growth restricti...ve, it does not directly affect a woman's risk for preterm
birth or having a baby of low birth weight. Past research has associated maternal periodontal dise...
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