Navigation Links
Women with schizophrenia at higher risk of pregnancy and delivery complications: Study
Date:2/3/2014

TORONTO, February 3, 2014 Women with schizophrenia are nearly twice as likely to experience pre-eclampsia, pre-term birth and other serious pregnancy and delivery complications as women without the condition, a landmark study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Women's College Hospital has found.

The first-of-its-kind study, published today in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is the first to report high birth weights, and increased rates of hypertension and thromboembolic disease in pregnant women with schizophrenia.

"Traditionally, women with schizophrenia have had low fertility rates, and little attention was paid to their reproductive health," said Dr. Simon Vigod, lead author of the study, a psychiatrist at Women's College Hospital and a scientists at ICES. "But recently, with fertility rates on the rise among these women, we must now turn our attention to ensuring their reproductive health and that of their babies."

The population-based study of women aged 15 to 49 who gave birth to a live or stillborn infant in Ontario from 2002 to 2011 also found that:

  • Prior to pregnancy, women with schizophrenia were three times more likely to have diabetes mellitus (3.9 per cent vs. 1.2 per cent), chronic hypertension (3.7 per cent vs. 1.9 per cent) and thromboembolic disease (1.7 per cent vs. 0.5 per cent) than women without the condition.

  • Women with schizophrenia required more intensive hospital resources, including operative delivery and maternal ICU admission, paralleled by higher neonatal morbidity.

  • Women with schizophrenia were more likely to experience placental abruption and septic shock, require labour induction and caesarean section, to be transferred to an intensive care unit and readmitted to hospital after discharge.

  • Women with schizophrenia also had more than five times the risk of death one year after givin
    '/>"/>

Contact: Julie Saccone
julie.saccone@wchospital.ca
416-323-6400 x4054
Women's College Hospital
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. The science of baby-making still a mystery for many women
2. Are enough women included in medical device studies, as required by the FDA?
3. Boost careers of female scientists: Make sure women help choose meeting speakers
4. Including women on convening committees increases women speakers at scientific meetings
5. Caution to pregnant women on red meat diabetes link
6. Researcher finds way to identify aggressive cancers in black women
7. Women prescribed combination HRT should use caution when taking apigenin supplement, MU study finds
8. Women & Infants earns $3 million grant from National Institutes of Health
9. 3 hands on nutrition classes -- Enough to impact health behaviors in lower income women
10. Knowledge about incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse lower among women of color
11. Biological therapy with cediranib improves survival in women with recurrent ovarian cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/4/2015)... 04, 2015 ... announced the addition of the "Digital ... Service), Sub-Segment (Computer Forensics, Network Forensics, Mobile ... Service, Vertical and Region - Global Forecast ... By Component (Hardware, Software, and ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... de 2015 A 10 a. Conferência ... pela BGI de 22-25 de outubro de 2015, em ... conferência está celebrando seu 10 o. aniversário este ano. ... uma das reuniões mais influentes do mundo no ramo ... entusiastas e prazerosos. A ICG-10 se ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... July 31, 2015 The 10 th International ... by BGI from October 22-25, 2015, in Shenzhen ... conference is celebrating its 10 th anniversary this year. Since ... world,s most influential annual meetings in the ,omics, fields, and ... gatherings. ICG-10 focuses on recent breakthroughs and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Digital Forensics Market - The Market Represents a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.3% From 2015 to 2020 2A 10a. Conferência Internacional sobre Genômica (ICG-10) será em outubro 2A 10a. Conferência Internacional sobre Genômica (ICG-10) será em outubro 3The 10th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) to Open in October 2
... The Human Microbiome Project has awarded more than $42 million to ... live in or on our bodies affect our health, the National ... microbiome is all the microorganisms that reside in or on the ... in 2007 as part of the NIH Common Fund,s Roadmap for ...
... 2009 Chronix Biomedical today reported that a new ... diagnostic and prognostic utility of using circulating fragments of ... fragments, referred to as serum DNA, are released into ... process. Chronix Biomedical has developed proprietary technology that can ...
... , -- Results from Parascript SignatureXpert confirm that signatures ... Court of Moscow to initiate forensic examination and expert ... , BOULDER, Colo., June 22 Parascript, ... today announced that it has partnered with the Moscow ...
Cached Biology News:NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects 2NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects 3NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects 4NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects 5Study shows Chronix technology using serum DNA can identify early presence of disease 2Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case 2Parascript Signature Verification Technology Used by Moscow Law Firm to Detect Signature Fraud in $160,000 Debt Collection Case 3
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015 In response ... FedEx, UPS and The US Postal Service to ... classified as ,select agents, by the CDC, Marken ... handling these sensitive shipments. Marken uses ... regulations, trained and certified personnel to ensure the ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... /PRNewswire/ - iCo Therapeutics ("iCo" or "the Company") (TSX-V: ... the quarter ended June 30, 2015. Amounts, unless ... presented under International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS"). ... our Oral Amp B program, rapidly advancing towards ... Andrew Rae , President & CEO of iCo ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... 26, 2015  The Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), ... Miami Miller School of Medicine, announced today that ... test for the first time a novel transplant ... FDA approved Phase I/II study builds upon decades ... an important first step toward the development of ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... August 26, 2015 Israel Proves Its Place ... 1 st place  Wayerz comes in 5 th ... Israel by venture capital fund JVP, with Chinese consulting ... China , Israel , ... Impressive achievement for the Israeli representatives in the final ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Marken Ensures Safe Transportation Of Select Agents And Toxins 2iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Diabetes Research Institute Successfully Transplants First Patient In Pilot BioHub Trial 2Diabetes Research Institute Successfully Transplants First Patient In Pilot BioHub Trial 3Diabetes Research Institute Successfully Transplants First Patient In Pilot BioHub Trial 4Israeli Startup Takes First Place at Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2015 2Israeli Startup Takes First Place at Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2015 3Israeli Startup Takes First Place at Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2015 4Israeli Startup Takes First Place at Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2015 5Israeli Startup Takes First Place at Shengjing Global Innovation Awards 2015 6
... Deliver Electronic X-ray-Based, Therapy Directly to ... SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 17 Xoft, ... clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug,Administration ... a,proprietary technology platform designed to deliver localized,non-radioactive, ...
... poised to ... MENLO PARK, Calif., March 17 Apieron, Inc., ... has received,clearance to market by the U.S. Food and ... nitric oxide (eNO), which is a,well-established indicator of airway ...
... -, SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 17 BioMed ... its board of directors has,declared a first quarter 2008 ... increase over the company,s previous quarterly dividend of $0.31,per ... dividend,of $1.34 per common share., BioMed also announced ...
Cached Biology Technology:FDA Clears Expanded Use of Xoft's Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System for all Radiation Therapy Indications 2Apieron, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of the Insight(TM) eNO System to Assist Physicians with Patient Asthma Management 2Apieron, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of the Insight(TM) eNO System to Assist Physicians with Patient Asthma Management 3BioMed Realty Trust Announces Increase in Quarterly Common Stock Dividend 2
Liquid. PBS containing 10 mM NaN 3 . AVOID FREEZE/THAW CYCLES. Recognizes α1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7 subunits of 20S proteasome. ...
Anti-TNKS2 Polyclonal AntibodyOther Sub-Family: not assigned-Other Applications: ELISA, Western Blot...
Rabbit Anti-Human Janus Kinase 2 (JAK2 Polyclonal Antibody Family: Protein Kinase Sub-Family: TYK2/JAK Applications: ELISA, Western Blot...
Goat polyclonal to Lipocalin 2...
Biology Products: