Navigation Links
Antacid Medication in Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Asthma
Date:12/16/2008

Population-based study links maternal prescriptions with child health data.

Boston, MA (Vocus) December 16, 2008 -- Children of mothers who took acid-suppressive drugs during pregnancy had a 1.5 times higher incidence of asthma when compared to children who were not exposed to the drugs in utero, finds a large population-based study by researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston. The findings, accompanied by an editorial, appear online this week in “Early View” in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy. (They will be formally published online on January 19, 2009 and will appear in the journal’s February print edition.)

Lead researchers Elizabeth Hait, MD,MPH and Edda Fiebiger, PhD and first author Eleonora Dehlink, MD PhD, of the Division of Gastroenterology/Nutrition at Children’s, examined mother-child allergy relationships using national health registers in Sweden, which contain records of all hospitalizations and drug prescriptions. By linking data from the Swedish Medical Birth Register with the Hospital Discharge Register and the Prescribed Drug Register, the team was able to identify mothers who took acid-blocking medicines during pregnancy. “We also used the registries to identify children who were hospitalized for allergic disorders or received a prescription for allergies, and then traced them back to their mothers,” says Hait.

The team analyzed data from over 585,000 children, born between 1995 and 2004. Overall, about 5,600 children (just under 1 percent) had been exposed to acid suppression therapy during pregnancy, and more than 29,000 (5 percent) had a discharge diagnosis of allergy or prescriptions for allergy medications by 2006. Maternal use of acid-suppressive medicines was associated with a 43 percent greater likelihood that a child would be hospitalized or receive prescriptions for allergic conditions. As
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk
2. APA Comments on FDAs First Approval of Medication to Treat Pediatric Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
3. Manic phase of bipolar disorder benefits from breast cancer medication
4. AHRQ and FDA to Collaborate in Largest Study Ever of Possible Heart Risks with ADHD Medications
5. Mayo Clinic study indicates medication for ADHD may help student outcomes
6. Diet and medications may assist prevention of prostate cancer
7. Delmarva Foundation Implements Medication Therapy Management Program in Maryland and DC
8. Patient Safety Authority Releases Advisory Focusing on Common Causes of Medication Errors
9. Moses Taylor Hospital Automates Medication Reconciliation
10. Cautious Optimism for New Alzheimers Medications, Reports the Harvard Mental Health Letter
11. Patients cant recall their medications to tell doctors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Antacid Medication in Pregnancy May Increase Childhood Asthma
(Date:8/22/2014)... The IT manager of Top10BestSEOHosting.com is a ... years. He has recently announced that GoDaddy ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/GoDaddy.com/ ... 2014. , GoDaddy is a popular supplier of cheap ... hosting solutions at affordable rates. It offers three Linux ... plans depend on the length of the contract. The ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Recently, Skmen.com, an experienced supplier of fashionable ... dresses in its online store. Moreover, all these excellent ... 28% off. All the international clients can obtain these ... , The company’s professional online workers update its ... customers more the latest information about its new arrivals ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... Top 10 Best SEO Hosting (Top10BestSEOHosting.com) ... and highly recommended FatCow ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/FatCow.com/ ) and ... Top 10 Best SEO Hosting states, “It is ... supplier. Actually, these companies have outperformed their competitors ... support. People can get the best web hosting ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 This ... (Instruments (Workstations, Liquid Handling Systems), Consumables (Tubes), Kits ... Users (Molecular Diagnostics) - Global Forecast to 2018" ... 2013 and is poised to grow at a ... reach $5,672.0 million by 2018. , Browse 98 ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Japantown Dental ... a new teeth whitening technique. Air polishing is a ... appointments. , Dark teeth can be caused by a ... external stains and internal stains. External stains include coffee, ... be caused by certain medications, such as tetracycline, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cheap Bohemian Dresses Unveiled by Experienced Supplier Skmen.com 2Health News:FatCow Reviews Released by Top10BestSEOHosting.com 2Health News:Sample Preparation Market by Product and Application Worth $5,672 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Sample Preparation Market by Product and Application Worth $5,672 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Sample Preparation Market by Product and Application Worth $5,672 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Japantown Dental Introduces Air Polishing 2
... likely to die after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) ... ,Other studies examining the link between depression and ... either because of small sample size or short follow-up. ... Centers in Durham, North Carolina, assessed the outcomes of ...
... imaging techniques -- the so-called CT and PET scans -- ... study.// ,Italian researchers from the National Cancer Institute in ... (or positron emission tomography) scans in their study of more ... minimum of 26 cigarettes a day for 37 years. ...
... head and neck cancers that’s aimed at boosting the ... and neck cancers have suppressed immune systems, and these ... development of the cancerous tumors. Research also exists suggesting ... in treating various forms of cancer by boosting immune ...
... In one of the first studies of its kind, ... on health. The study, led by doctors at the ... impacts the left side of the brain and has ... in a work environment with healthy employees. During an ...
... than other people, scientists said on Friday. Researchers in Denmark ... who died between 1943 and 1993 and compared their rates ... suicide rate was lower for twins, regardless of their sex.// ... have suggested that twins are slightly more prone to mental ...
... patients less likely to have a heart attack, U.S. ... inhibitors (SSRIs), such as sertraline (Zoloft), make the blood ... ,The study, published in the American Heart Association ... //should check heart patients for depression and treat it ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:8/22/2014)... Aug. 22, 2014  Medical Science Liaisons serve as ... in the healthcare sector. As the impact of technology ... changing how Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) interact with physicians ... using the tablet to not only share important disease ... coordinate thought leader interactions across geographies and therapeutic areas. ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... 22, 2014 ... has announced the addition of the  "Global ... their offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) ... instrument for any modern science laboratory as ... materials. It can be broadly classified into ...
(Date:8/22/2014)... DUBLIN , August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... ) has announced the addition of the  ... to their offering.       (Logo: ... room with a sterile environment in a ... It is equipped with technically advanced equipment, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:iPads Enhancing Medical Science Liaison Interactions with Thought Leaders, New Study Shows 2Global Laboratory Electronic Balance Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are A&D Company, Mettler-Toledo, Sartorius and Thermo Fisher 2Global Operating Room Equipment Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Getinge, STERIS, Stykron and TRUMPF Medical Systems 2
... 12, 2011 If you could learn that you have a ... and 75 percent of that chance could be altered by lifestyle ... of the nation,s leading online direct-to-consumer online lab test and health ... Your Number HealthScore as seen on The Biggest Loser ...
... 2011 Urologists for Patient Access to Care (UPAC) ... men should no longer receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood ... major retrenchment in preventive health care." Dr. ... health care advocates to speak out to preserve prostate ...
Cached Medicine Technology:PersonaLabs and BioSignia Join to Offer Targeted Risk Assessment 2Cancer Detection Tool Saves Lives 2
The ABL77 is always ready to use. No manual cassette preparation or calibration necessary prior to testing. Portable with battery. For both high and low volume testing....
... importance of electronic connectivity for ... understood. Transmission of patient results ... records, and billing. A sound ... connectivity is essential to ensure ...
348 is fully automated blood gas systems offering a cost-effective solution for critical care testing in settings with low to medium workloads....
248 is fully automated blood gas systems offering a cost-effective solution for critical care testing in settings with low to medium workloads....
Medicine Products: