Navigation Links
Fertility Treatment Twins More at Risk for Hospitalizations
Date:5/21/2009

Couples using assisted reproductive technology should be made aware, researcher says

WEDNESDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Compared to naturally conceived twins, those conceived through assisted reproductive technology (ART) are more likely to be hospitalized and admitted to neonatal intensive care, finds a new study.

Researchers analyzed outcomes and hospital admissions for all twins born in Western Australia between 1994 and 2000.

"We found that twins conceived following ART treatment had a greater risk of adverse perinatal outcome, including preterm birth, low birth weight and death, compared with spontaneously conceived twins of unlike sex [ULS SC]. ART twins had more than double the risk of perinatal death compared to ULS SC twins, although the risk was similar to that of all [spontaneously conceived] twins, including identical twins," Michele Hansen, a researcher and Ph.D. student at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research in Western Australia, said in a news release.

"ART twins stayed longer in hospital than ULS SC twins at the time of their birth: an average of 12 days compared with eight days. ART twins were four times more likely to be admitted to neonatal intensive care than ULS SC twins, and were more likely to be admitted to hospital during the first three years of their life," Hansen said.

"After adjusting for confounding factors such as year of birth, maternal age, parity and so on, ART twins still had a nearly two-thirds higher risk of being admitted to neonatal intensive care, and a higher risk of being admitted to hospital in their first three years of life, although this was only statistically significant in their second year, when their risk was nearly two-thirds higher," she said.

It's not clear why ART twins are more likely to have worse outcomes and to require hospitalization.

"The underlying causes of parental infertility and/or components of the ART p
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. FertilityTies.com Convention Open to the Public, June 6, 1-5 PM at The Hilton New York Hotel, MDs to Lead Discussion on Timely Fertility Topics
2. Fewer Than One Percent of Infertile Couples Who Need Treatment Receive It - Website to Bridge Gap Between Infertile Couples and Fertility Clinics
3. Chicago-area Infertility Specialist Richard Sherbahn, MD, Reports a Woman's Body Mass Index Affects Her Success in Infertility Treatment
4. Ferring Pharmaceuticals and RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association Join Together to Launch Nurse Liaison Program
5. New Social Media Site Launches for the Fertility-Focused:
6. Family Cocooning in the Face of Recession Leads to Expanded Business for Bay Area Fertility Doctor - Dr. Danielle Lane
7. RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association Announces Partnership With CutisPharma
8. Fertility Docs Cut Costs of IVF Conception by 60 Percent
9. Infertility Issues and No Insurance Do Not Necessarily Mean No Hope for Baby
10. Male Infertility Treatment Boosts Sperm Count
11. Video: New First Response(R) Fertility Test Helps Women Answer the Question: Am I Able to Get Pregnant?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Fertility Treatment Twins More at Risk for Hospitalizations
(Date:5/25/2015)... BC (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 According ... http://www.idataresearch.com ), market growth in hip external fixation market ... the aging U.S. population and advancements in infection prevention ... increases. These fractures are currently accounting for the largest ... commonly associated with falls and accidents. As a result, ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) May 25, 2015 ... Field for a free two-hour instructional clinic. Irish National ... with campers and give them a taste of her coaching ... San Anselmo and Novato. Camps in Novato are at Lynwood ... 3). , Novato High School - June 6th, 2015 ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... Pacific Prime has announced that they have launched the ... the cost of individual international health insurance. Titled: The Cost of ... cost of health insurance in six top expat destinations, which are ... Hong Kong , Singapore , China ... the UK , Article 2 presents an in-depth ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 24, 2015 ... published a paper on air quality compliance issues that ... of American workers. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an ... it now. , The group found airborne asbestos ... inspection data collected between 1984 and 2011. , “Asbestos ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... May 24, 2015 Medicx Media ... Media strategy executive Jay Krihak as its head ... to ramp up its expertise and leadership position ... Pharmaceutical and Health sectors. , Krihak is an ... Most recently, Krihak led sales planning teams for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:DePuy Synthes and Stryker Lead Orthopedic External Fixation Trauma Device Market Due to Increased Hip Fractures in the U.S. 2Health News:DePuy Synthes and Stryker Lead Orthopedic External Fixation Trauma Device Market Due to Increased Hip Fractures in the U.S. 3Health News:US Sports Camps and Nike Soccer Camps Offer Complimentary Instructional Clinic with Fiona's Soccer Camp 2Health News:Pacific Prime Releases 2nd Article of Cost of Health Insurance Report 2Health News:New Analysis Finds Too Many Employers Ignored OSHA Asbestos Guidelines, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Medicx Media Solutions Expands Executive Team 2
... ... Products LLC is proud to announce the unveiling of its brand ... prices directly to the American Consumer. TouchstoneSaunas.com offers premium quality ... home. Constructed from the highest quality materials to provide many ...
... ... and Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April 17. , ... Golden, CO (PRWEB) April 17, 2010 -- Panorama Orthopedics & Spine ... and Arbor Day April 17. As part of its companywide green initiative, launched last year, ...
... As a ... team of expert negotiators who will act as buying agents for their elite group of ... New York, NY ... The Leading Physicians of the World is even further empowering their members by representing their ...
... A major ... debate surrounding the provision of open educational resources (OER) by revealing the key factors surrounding ... ... Dr Ann Hemingway investigated the barriers and enablers of free online public health education as ...
... ... Success , ... MA (Vocus) April 16, 2010 -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ... over 160 firefighters in seven cities/towns (Arlington, Framingham, Hingham, Hudson, Ludlow, Peabody and Rockland) ...
... (April 15, 2010) -- Nine-year-old Morgan LaRue is the first ... that will magnetically lengthen her leg, sparing her the possibility ... The implant and extension took place at Texas Children,s Cancer ... Children,s Cancer Center or the device, please see http://bit.ly/MorganLaRue ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Touchstone Saunas Goes Online to Provide Premium Quality Infrared Saunas 2Health News:Panorama Orthopedics and the City of Westminster Join Forces to Improve the Environment through Tree Giveaway 2Health News:Exclusive Medical Organization, The Leading Physicians of the World Negotiates Equipment Contracts on Their Members Behalf 2Health News:BU Study Contributes to Online Health Education Debate 2Health News:BU Study Contributes to Online Health Education Debate 3Health News:Firefighters Walk Over 60,000 Miles in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Fitness Challenge 2Health News:Firefighters Walk Over 60,000 Miles in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Fitness Challenge 3Health News:Firefighters Walk Over 60,000 Miles in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Fitness Challenge 4Health News:Texas Children's Cancer Center first in Texas to magnetically lengthen 9-year-old's leg as she grows 2
(Date:5/22/2015)... HILL, N.C. , May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... critical to pharmaceutical brand recognition and success. ... LLC conducted a study to provide pharmaceutical and ... of investment (FTEs and budget) that are being ... Pharmaceutical and biotech marketing managers can utilize this ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... , May 22, 2015 The Assistance Fund ... This program provides financial assistance for copay to individuals ... to announce the addition of the Melanoma Copay Assistance ... Mark McGreevy , executive director. "With each additional program ... of a world where no one is denied access ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... YORK , May 22, 2015 ... of the $13 billion global cardiac rhythm management ... Information.  Kalorama found that Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, ... command 80% of this market segment. The healthcare ... Device Markets , uses 2015 as a base ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Effective Marketing Services Group Critical for Pharmaceutical Brand Recognition 2The Assistance Fund Adds Melanoma Assistance Program 2Kalorama: Top Companies Dominate Cardiac Defibrillator Market 2Kalorama: Top Companies Dominate Cardiac Defibrillator Market 3Kalorama: Top Companies Dominate Cardiac Defibrillator Market 4
... (Nasdaq: AMLN ) will be presenting at the ... 2011 at 4:10 p.m. ET / 1:10 p.m. PT . ... officer at Amylin Pharmaceuticals, will provide a corporate overview. ... section of Amylin,s corporate website at www.amylin.com , and ...
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) announced today that ... Investor Conference on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. ... the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.  Steve Worland, Ph.D., ... overview of Anadys and its clinical development programs. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Anadys Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Bio CEO & Investor Conference 2
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
This is a single-action instrument that features a spring handle....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
The Snap-In Snap-Out-II Tip Inserts offer a large variety of configurations....
Medicine Products: