Tag: "unplanned" at medical news
60 per cent of first-time mums say prolonged labour will affect them for life
...nsequences if the childbirth experience ends in an unplanned
Caesarean or unexpected forceps or vacuum delivery." The research also provides some fascinating insight into the women's background. According to the researchers, 75 per cent of women with prolonged deliveries had planned their pregnancy and this w...
Vaccine may protect babies from lethal infection
...young women, which would help ensure protection in unplanned
pregnancies. "If it's just say three to five years, we likely would need to target women who are interested in getting pregnant," he says. The study is enrolling sexually active women age 18-40 using effective birth control. Partipants will be fo...
Unplanned quit attempts more likely to succeed
...g involved no previous planning and, surprisingly, unplanned
quit attempts were more likely to succeed, even af... More likely, whether a quit attempt is planned or unplanned
reveals something about the state of mind of the smoker at the time, which has importance for whethe...
Women with major depression at risk of relapse during pregnancy
...essant use in this population and the frequency of unplanned
pregnancy, the ability to inform patients about risk of depressive relapse if either discontinuation or maintenance of treatment is pursued as a clinical course has significant implications," the authors write. "With greater awareness and increasing ...
Drug-eluting and absorbable stents push interventional frontiers
...ed rates within 30 days of death, heart attack, or unplanned
angioplasty or surgery to restore blood flow to the heart. Dr. Stone will present the ACUITY Timing Trial at a Late Breaking Clinical Trials session on Monday, March 13, at 9:15 a.m. A Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized Trial Evaluating the TAXUS...
Refinements and innovations enhance safety, effectiveness
...he risks of ACS itself--death, heart attack, or an unplanned
procedure to open the blocked coronary artery--against the major bleeding risks of anti-clotting therapy. Dr. Stone will present the results of the ACUITY trial in a Late Breaking Clinical Trials session on Sunday, March 12, at 11:36 a.m. Pexelizum...
Creative public-health approaches needed to improve folic acid intake in women
...ecially to reach the high percentage of women with unplanned
pregnancies, state the authors. In countries where mandatory fortification takes place careful monitoring and, if needed, policy adaptation should prevent any unintended consequences. Where there is voluntary food fortification and consumers have a ...
Incarcerated women more likely to use birth control when given in jail
...e released into the community are at high risk for unplanned
pregnancies, as well as medical complications to t...ked at women ages 18 to 35 who were at risk for an unplanned
pregnancy and serving time or awaiting trial at the RI DOC. In phase 1 of the study, 119 women parti...
Safe sex messages in schools don't change behaviour
...orts to combat sexually transmitted infections and unplanned
pregnancy in schools do not change sexual risk beh...ual activity, increasing condom use, or decreasing unplanned
pregnancy Nearly 11,000 students at 40 public high schools in Mexico participated in this study to a...
Women who drink alcohol during pregnancy
...g because she is aware of the risks. However, the unplanned
aspect of becoming pregnant is a huge part of the ...oblem. If we did not have this enormous number of unplanned
pregnancies, the risk would be much less, but that is not the fact." "This brings us to another is...
Unwanted sex appears common in some teen relationships
... has been linked to depression, anxiety disorders, unplanned
pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to background information in the article. This type of sexual pressure or force can occur in a wide range of relationships, from those in which partners have just met to long-term partn...
Most US adults in favor of more balanced approach to sex education in schools
...ehensive programs were an effective way to prevent unplanned
pregnancies, compared with 39 percent who said they believed abstinence-only programs were effective. Eighty-two percent of participants said they supported comprehensive sex education programs and 10 percent opposed them; 68.5 percent supported and...
Race impacts professional lives of physicians of African descent
...This can result in greater job dissatisfaction and unplanned
career change." Some participants described race as a positive influence, especially in supportive relationships with some colleagues, minority patients and staff. However, most described the influence as negative. Many said they felt devalued, were...
Studies highlight advances in diagnosis, medical therapy
...dentical combined rates of death, heart attack, or unplanned
procedures to relieve ischemia, a shortfall of blood and oxygen to the heart muscle (16.3 percent vs. 16.5 percent vs. 16.4 percent, respectively). "These results, in concert with the 30-day data previously published from ACUITY, demonstrate that b...
Disease management programs improve long-term outcomes
...d secondary endpoints included death of any cause, unplanned
hospitalization due to any cause, unplanned
emergency necessity, total days of hospitalization and number of days of each hospitalization. Acc...
Shoulder tapping -- Young males are most willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth
...shes, assaults, sexually transmitted diseases, and unplanned
pregnancies. Although they drink less frequently, added Joel Grube, director and senior research scientist at the Prevention Research Center, youth are more likely than adults to drink heavily and to the point of intoxication. Overall, it has been...