Tag: "mother" at medical news
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...al setup for failure, as problems with thebaby and mother
can trigger negative parenting. The trick is to get the mothersback on track, with parenting, psychiatric and addiction counseling."...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
Enrollment has been stopped in a clinical trial of mother
to child HIV transmission, Pediatric ACTG Protocol...health. It was anticipated that transmission from mother
to child in a population of women with advanced disease, even when receiving AZT, would be significa...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...eeding contributes to building a close bondbetween mother
and child. Together, these factors promote the physical andemotional growth and development of the infant. Long known to be true, too, is that breast-fed babies experience fewerand less serious incidences of disease and allergy than formula-f...
Cost-Effective Treatment Possible In Africa For HIV-Positive Pregnant Women If Drug Prices Lowered
...g world, withthree regimens: Treatment for the mother
beginning at week 36 of pregnancy and continuingthrough childbirth, followed by treatment for both mother
and infant during thefirst week after delivery. Treatment for the mother
during childbirth and for ...
Walking Or Bed Rest OK For First Stage Of Labor, UT Southwestern Research Shows
...e of labor is neither harmful nor beneficialto the mother
or baby. Dr. Steven Bloom, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology andlead author of the study published in today's New England Journal ofMedicine , said women should be allowed to either walk or remain in bedduring the first stage ...
University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Study: Parents' Wishes, Uncertainty Determine Resuscitation Of Premature Infants
... By David Williamson Note: Doron, a mother
who works parttime, can be reached at (919) 966-3476 (w)or 682-8375 (h)....
Ovarian Hormone Could Play Key Role In Easier, Safer Childbirth
...tion to its effects on the cervix,relaxin prepares mother
rats and pigs for nursingtheir young by promoting the development of the mammary glands and nipples,Sherwood's team discovered. Sherwood is now working to understand how relaxin brings about its effects onthe cervix and to explore its potential asa c...
NYU Anthropologist Says Female Statuettes From Ice-Age Europe Were Carved To Protect Health Of Pregnant Mothers
...od were intendedprimarily to protect the health of mother
and child during childbirth. White'sfindings cont...o much fertility as it was protecting thehealth of mother
and child during birth. Furthermore, the primary focus was onthe well-being of the mother. "This f...
Maternal Tissue Typing Could Improve Selection Of Kidney Transplant Donors
...LA antigens were inherited from the siblings mother
rather than their father. Therefore, comparing the mothers HLA type with those of the transplant candidates siblings will provide clues about which sibling would be the optimal organ donor. The researcher...
Management Academy To Boost Training For Local, State Public Health Departments
...entify the contaminated food product. A low-income mother
visiting a public health clinic in Georgia could ensurethat her 2-year-old son receives his scheduled vaccinations and developmentalscreening services in one visit through improved office procedures. The mothermisses less work, avoids transportation ...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Prenatal Program Pushes the Frontiers of Diagnosis From the Second Trimester Into the First
... at 10 1/2 weeks, and that's when she bonds." "The mother
can also maintain her privacy more easily because ... her husband wantedto get the results quickly. The mother
of two children, ages 8 and 10, Mohr isover age 35. Getting the results within a couple of days, ear...
Breast-Feeding Hormone Lowers Nursing Moms' Blood Pressure
...ce. "A high oxytocin response appeared to help the mother
limit the durationof the stress response," Light explained. "She showed a normal response duringthe stressful task, but less evidence of stress anticipating the event orrecovering after it. Through their questionnaires, high oxytocin-respondingmother...
UF Researcher Explores Complex Relationship Between Smoking And Fertility
... Pre-eclampsia, a sometimes fatal condition for mother
and baby whosesymptoms include high blood pressure, is less common among smokers becausemany of their troubled pregnancies are redirected into miscarriages,according to Salafia and Shiverick. When pregnancies do continue past the first trimes...
USC Historian Sifts World's Oldest Printed Medical Books For Clues To Riddle Of Gender
...cally contingent," shesaid. Her thoughts about her mother
lode of documents were stimulated by the landmarkwork of fellow historian Thomas Laqueur on the pre-Enlightenment Europeanmedical tradition, notably in his book "Making Sex: Body and Gender from theGreeks to Freud." Where Laqueur showed how Renaissan...
New Findings On Asthma And Breastfeeding, Obesity And Asthma And Snoring And Pre-eclampsia At ALA/ATS Meeting
... said that breast milk transmits immunity from the mother
to baby,and can lead to enhanced tolerance to infection, which increase chances of aninfant's survival. "Because asthma is a disease of inflammation, theseprocesses occurring very early in life may affect an individual's health wellinto childhood an...
Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit
.... "Cigarette smoking causes a lot of problems for mother
and baby, and we need tofind ways to encourage women to remain nonsmokers after the baby is born,"McBride said. Besides cigarettes' link to diseases like lung cancer and emphysema, there areknown risks during pregnancy. Pregnant smokers are more lik...
ENBREL (Etanercept) Receives FDA Approval For Treatment Of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
... herpeers on a daily basis," said Erite Freed, the mother
of a 15-year-old girl,Lauren Blumenthal, with JRA who participated in the ENBREL JRA clinical trial. "ENBREL has had a dramatic effect on my daughter's life." "Children with JRA face the possibility of a lifetime of pain anddisability," said...
Risk from getting pregnant too soon after a stillbirth
...y. The BMJ paper says: "As there are problems for mother
and infant associated with high anxiety and depression during and after pregnancy, there may be an advantage in waiting 12 months before the next conception." Women who conceived more than 12 months after the loss of their stillborn baby were similar...
Transmitting infertility from father to son
... sex of the embryos before they are returned tothe mother
and then return only the females. Other questions revolve around boys born with Y deletions. "When is the righttime to tell them about their condition? Should physicians suggest anythingspecial medically for these boys?" asks Dr. Page. "The bottom ...
Hormone involved in reproduction may have role in the maintenance of
... the hormonefacilitates the emotional bond between mother
and child. "Evolutionarily speaking, it makes sense that during pregnancy and thepostpartum, both a woman's body and her mind would be stimulated to nurture herchild," said Turner. Oxytocin may also play a role in the higher levels of depression andi...
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