Tag: "birth" at medical news
Study finds maternal exposure to parasitic infection may increase risk of schizophrenia in offspring
...es from pregnant women who participated in a large birth
cohort called the Child Health and Development Stu...tudy, Dr. Susser and his team are looking at large birth
cohorts from the U.S., Israel, and Norway to observe the pathogenesis of chronic and acute diseases ...
60 per cent of first-time mums say prolonged labour will affect them for life
... but more than eight out of ten still found giving birth
exciting. Those are two of the key findings of a s...er cent of the prolonged labour group found giving birth
exciting, compared with 90 per cent of those with normal deliveries. The majority of women remained ...
High levels of estrogen during pregnancy associated with improvement in psoriasis
...and 30 weeks gestation, and six and 24 weeks after birth
and the control group at baseline, 10, 20, 36 and 54 weeks following enrollment. Hormone levels at each assessment were determined for 19 of the pregnant women. During pregnancy, 55 percent of the patients reported improvement in psoriasis, 21 report...
Birth weight and breastfeeding in infancy may affect premenopausal breast cancer risk
...emenopausal women who were heavier than average at birth
or had not been breastfed as infants appear to be ... of the study, which showed no association between birth
weight and breastfeeding in infancy and postmenopausal breast-cancer risk, were reported at the Amer...
Lack of funds hampering important child health study
...the health of 100,000 children across the USA from birth
to their 21st birthday. The study will look at the environmental--including physical, chemical, biological, and psycho-social--influences on children's health and development. The researchers estimate that they will need US$2.7 billion over 25 years,...
Eight aspects of early life put UK children at risk of obesity
...iated with a risk of obesity at age 7: Increasing birth
weight Parental obesity (one or both parents) Mo...n in the first year Rapid catch-up growth between birth
and two years Early development of body fatness in the pre-school years, before the age at which bo...
Lifestyle, rather than fetal or childhood factors, critical for adult bone health
... This study collected comprehensive information on birth
and childhood factors, and has regularly tracked the health of 1000 babies born in May and June 1947 in Newcastle upon Tyne, north eastern England. Of the original cohort, 832 adults were traced at the ages of 49 to 51. Of these, 389 (171 men and 218...
Risk factors in contracting cancer of the endometrium
...ducing the risk of this pathology are having given birth
at least once, the consumption of coffee as well as of alcoholic drinks in high quantities, given that moderate consumption has been shown to increase risk. Regarding the influence of diet on this type of cancer, the consumption of animal fat, fatty ...
Large survey suggests schizophrenia less prevalent than textbooks say
...which attempts to include the entire lifetime of a birth
cohort, both past and future, and includes those deceased at the time of the survey). The point prevalence numbers are consistent with key policy documents, but the 0.5% estimate for lifetime prevalence given in many textbooks is a significant ov...
New information on reproductive health in St Petersburg
...ives are still common. Russian women normally give birth
to one child, even if two children is still the ideal number. Every second mother in St Petersburg breastfeeds for over five months and only a small percentage do not breastfeed at all. A majority of women have experienced some sort of health problem...
Is there a link between childhood cancer and overhead power lines?
...ving close to high voltage overhead power lines at birth
may be at an increased risk of leukaemia, finds a ...ly matched for sex, approximate date of birth, and birth
registration district. The distance of each child's home address at birth
from the nearest high volt...
UVa Health System doctors study surgery to stop epileptic seizures
...zures went away for years, then returned after the birth
of her first child. "I never knew when my world would turn upside down," she recalled. "I was always independent and all of sudden that got taken away." Today, though, Hillyard is seizure-free after undergoing epilepsy surgery at the University of V...
Animal model demonstrates course of epilepsy
...othesis by creating brain malformations just after birth
in rat pups. "In earlier studies, we showed that that atypical febrile seizures occur only in rat pups with an underlying subtle cortical malformation," said Carmant. In the current study, the researchers found that when these rats reach adulthood, a...
Multi-drug resistant TB persists in California
...ers found that MDR TB was strongly associated with birth
outside the United States: 83 percent of MDR TB cases were foreign born, from 30 different countries. "The findings of our study have several clear implications for TB control efforts. First, the fact that the majority of MDR TB cases were foreign bo...
Johns Hopkins AIDS expert says global strategy needed to combat 'feminization' of HIV/AIDS
...penetrate; to hormonal factors, such as the use of birth
control pills; and to a high incidence of sexually transmitted diseases, which inflame the female genital area and provide additional target cells for the virus to infect. According to Quinn, "societal changes will help over the long run, but immed...
National medical and public health groups sue EPA
...." "Many young children exposed to mercury before birth
will suffer subtle but irreversible brain damage. Preventing this tragedy, which affects not only families but entire communities, should be a national priority," said ANA President Barbara A. Blakeney, MS, RN. "This new EPA rule will result in exces...
Transplantation of sperm stem cells restores fertility after chemotherapy
...re able to produce healthy progeny. The successful birth
of offspring of recipient mice, without the transmission of leukemia to the recipient, suggests the potential of autotransplantation of carefully sorted germ cells in order to treat the infertility that arises as a result of anticancer treatment for ...
New research evidence on anger in children and adults
...fessor Heather Joshi analyse data from the British birth
cohort studies, which have recorded anger in both childhood and adulthood for people born in a week in 1958 (the National Child Development Study) and 1970 (the British Cohort Study). They find that: Children from lower social classes are more like...
Seven deadly sins: A new look at society through an old lens
...ing large-scale data resources like the three big birth
cohort studies of 1958, 1970 and 2000/1, the Briti...r experience of anger drawing on the 1970 and 1958 birth
cohort studies, people who are now in their thirties and forties. Among their findings are the facts...
Revealed: The true cost to the nation of multiple pregnancies
... handicaps that are much more frequent in multiple birth
babies than in singletons. These figures reinforc...tay increased from less than a day for a singleton birth
to more than four days for triplets. The percentage of births delivered by Caesarean rose from 25% ...
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