Tag: "mothers" at medical news
Arts, science and ethics meet
...t gives their children a chance to live, but their mothers
will likely die and leave the children orphaned. At a time when it is increasingly clear that the life sciences are changing everything about the way we live and work, University of Michigan will use two upcoming University Musical Society performanc...
UF study: Healthy aging depends on social as well as physical activity
... found. Older people often feel isolated, just as mothers
do when their babies are born, said Heather Gibson, a professor in UFs department of recreation, parks and tourism and a core faculty member in the Institute on Aging. Whether its joining a senior center or having a group to hang out with, doing cer...
Re-designed care could reduce postnatal depression
...o one visit; in fact, the standard of care for new mothers
as described by the American Academy of Pediatrics...ralia, postpartum depression affects 10-15% of new mothers
in the USA; yet even when a mother is so extremely depressed that she murders all five of her childr...
Safety of home births
...me birth has been an option for low-risk expectant mothers
in Ontario since 1994 and in British Columbia since 1998. There has been a great deal of debate surrounding the safety of home delivery with a midwife versus hospital delivery. Patricia Janssen and colleagues compared perinatal outcomes for planned h...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for February (first issue)
...o, children were more likely to wheeze if they had mothers
(but not fathers) with active asthma. In addition, repeated wheeze was associated with the presence of higher levels of cockroach antigen in the house. The study appears in the first issue for February of theAmerican Thoracic Societys peer-reviewed...
Mothers attitudes toward childrens eating linked to childrens obesity
...energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). They also asked mothers
about their child-feeding attitudes. They found no...ic status or ethnicity. The group also found that mothers
child-feeding attitudes explained more of the variation in childrens body fat than did the kids diet...
Maternal feeding practices are linked to childhood obesity
...merican Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds that a mothers
child-feeding practices outweigh all other influen...take, and body compositionwere also ascertained. A mothers
degree of concern for whether her child is or will become overweight was correlated with a higher fa...
New awards, expanded focus for Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group
...evention and treatment strategies for HIV-infected mothers
and their children, and in working to extend and improve the quality of their lives," says Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of NIAID. "As the global scope of the epidemic evolves, the PACTG will continue to tackle the most critical needs in pediatri...
Good child care not harmful, has benefits, but poor care worrisome, U.S. study reveals
CHAPEL HILL When mothers
are sensitive to their youngest childrens needs at...if they are in care for longer hours, and if their mothers
are not sensitive and responsive to them. The study, which has lasted 13 years, has involved followi...
Mayo Clinic study examines frequency of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD)
...n born between Jan. 1, 1976, and Dec. 31, 1982, to mothers
residing in the five Olmsted County, Minn., townships comprising Minnesota Independent School District #535. AD/HD is a chronic disorder that begins in childhood and sometimes lasts into adult life. In general, children and adults with AD/HD have a ...
Majority of parents schedule child's first dental visit two years too late
...arch 19, 2002 A survey of U.S. expectant mothers, mothers
and primary caregivers released today reveals that...needs. A total of 1,000 households with expectant mothers
of children, newborn through 12 years old, were surveyed by telephone in January 2002....
Undersize infants score higher on IQ tests if breast fed exclusively
... conducted the study in Norway and Sweden, because mothers
in those countries exclusively breast feed their i...d 13 months of age. At each visit, the children's mothers
were asked whether they had fed their children formula, milk, cereal, or other solids, and the age a...
Fatigue may be red flag for postpartum depression
... The researchers note that 50 to 80 percent of new mothers
will have postpartum blues. However, this very co...artum depression. Less than a half percent of new mothers
will develop postpartum psychosis, a very rare and very dangerous mental illness.Corwin and Ingrid B...
Hormone drug linked to increased prevalence of male genital disorder
...l disorder could be more common among boys born to mothers
who were prenatally exposed to a synthetic hormone...ias was more than 20 times as common in boys whose mothers
were exposed to DES. In an accompanying Commentary (p 1081), Sonia Hernndez-Daz from Boston Univers...
Parenting News: More than one hour of TV a day may lead to violence, Science study suggests
...ng adolescence. The youths in the study and their mothers
were interviewed four times over the course of 18 years and assigned to three categories: those who watched less than one hour of television per day, between one and three hours per day, and more than three hours per day. Three to five violent acts ...
UCLA scientists discover African strain of AIDS in two American infants
...bined African viral strains A and G. The childrens mothers
had transmitted the AIDS virus to them during thei...llowed 181 infants and children whose HIV-positive mothers
had transmitted the virus to them at birth. Treated at 50 sites throughout the United States and Pue...
Under one roof: The risks associated with living in three-generation households
...lly when the children had been maltreated or their mothers
had symptoms of depression. The study, "Behav...and 3-Generation Households," included 194 teenage mothers
from Baltimore, Chicago, Seattle and North Carolina. Researchers collected data on their living situ...
Preventing HIV infection in newborns
...found 6 cases involving HIV-positive infants whose mothers
did not know their own HIV status before or during their pregnancy. The authors suggest that the incomplete application of guidelines for universal HIV prenatal counselling and voluntary testing are the reasons for continued perinatal transmission. T...
Antiretroviral therapy around childbirth reduces risk of mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission
... catastrophe. What better place to start than with mothers
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April (first issue)
...ollected dust samples from individual homes of the mothers
to assay for dust mite, cat dander, and cockroach allergens. The women were also measured for specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to specific antigens under study. The research appears in the first issue for April of the American ThoracicSocie...
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