Navigation Links
Kids May Be at Slightly Higher Asthma Risk If Parents Had Infertility Treatments
Date:12/6/2012

hout fertility assistance.

Children born after in vitro fertilization or intracytoplasmic sperm injection had a nearly three-fold increased risk of asthma, almost a doubled risk of wheezing and more than a quadrupled risk of taking asthma medications, compared to others in the study.

These findings held when the children reached age 7, although they were slightly reduced, the researchers noted.

To assure the strength of their findings, the researchers took into account the mothers' history of asthma, smoking status, weight, socioeconomic status, and whether they had pets, as well as the babies' gestational age at delivery, type of delivery and whether they were breast-fed.

Many possible explanations could account for the observed association between infertility problems and asthma, the researchers said. These include the severity of the infertility, infertility treatment, over-reporting of asthmatic symptoms by protective parents or other factors.

"This work adds to a small but growing body of evidence that suggests that children born after [assisted reproductive technologies] are more likely to experience childhood asthma," Carson said. "However, at this time we do not yet know if the observed association is causal, or the mechanism by which it acts. Further research is needed to establish what might be causing the association."

More information

To learn more about in vitro fertilization, visit the American Pregnancy Association.

SOURCES: Claire Carson, researcher, National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, England: David Cohen, M.D., chief, reproductive medicine, and associate professor, obstetrics and gynecology, University of Chicago; Dec. 6, 2012, Human Reproduction, online


'/>"/>
Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Pesticides May Be Linked to Slightly Smaller Babies, Shorter Pregnancies
2. Children taking steroids for asthma are slightly shorter than peers
3. Higher-spending hospitals have fewer deaths for emergency patients
4. Taller, Heavier Women May Face Higher Ovarian Cancer Risk
5. Heart failure patients with diabetes may benefit from higher glucose levels
6. Cancer Care Costs Higher in U.S. Than Europe, But Survival Longer
7. Children Born to Obese Moms May Face Higher Autism Risk: Study
8. Could Menthol Cigarettes Pose Even Higher Stroke Risk?
9. Certain Birth Control Pills May Carry Higher Blood Clot Risk: FDA
10. Mental Illness Tied to Higher Rates of Physical Problems: Report
11. Overweight Pregnant Women at Higher Risk for Complications
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Kids May Be at Slightly Higher Asthma Risk If Parents Had Infertility Treatments
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Angelina Jolie is in it at age ... every year. Dr. Angela DeRosa, DO, MBA, CPE aka “Dr. Hot Flash,” ... scary unknown out of menopause. , Myth #1: Menopause only affects old ladies. ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... School is almost back in session. Parents ... preparing for the back-to-school scramble. Dublin, OH family dentist , Dr. Cheung (of ... the annual dental checkup. In fact, the dentist recently updated the practice’s surgical suite ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... , ... August 04, 2015 , ... Many men are ... the subject, Renew Man™ is standing up as a voice of authority for men ... the healthy aging industry with special experience and expertise in the safe and effective ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... ... especially those entering kindergarten. All required immunizations are covered for members under the ... that children who aren’t caught up with their immunizations may not be allowed ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 04, 2015 , ... ... solutions, today announced that Bruce McCalley joins its executive leadership team as Senior ... of sales success at technology companies and expanding global markets with a special ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:"Dr. Hot Flash" Debunks the Top 5 Menopause Myths 2Health News:"Dr. Hot Flash" Debunks the Top 5 Menopause Myths 3Health News:Dublin OH Family Dentist Offers Complimentary Back-to-School Cleanings, a Revamped Suite, and In-House Esthetician to Accommodate All Patients 2Health News:Dublin OH Family Dentist Offers Complimentary Back-to-School Cleanings, a Revamped Suite, and In-House Esthetician to Accommodate All Patients 3Health News:Dublin OH Family Dentist Offers Complimentary Back-to-School Cleanings, a Revamped Suite, and In-House Esthetician to Accommodate All Patients 4Health News:New Video from Renew Man™ Raises Awareness of the Right Way to Correct Low Testosterone 2Health News:New Video from Renew Man™ Raises Awareness of the Right Way to Correct Low Testosterone 3Health News:Buckeye Health Plan Reminds Parents to Keep Immunizations In Mind As School Year Kicks Off 2Health News:SanusEO Hires Healthcare Technology Executive Bruce McCalley As Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing 2Health News:SanusEO Hires Healthcare Technology Executive Bruce McCalley As Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing 3
... new study, researchers have found a 44 percent increase since ... care to patients with heart attack, but only a 1 ... by Thomas W. Concannon, PhD, Assistant Professor Tufts Medical Center ... 1, 2012 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes , ...
... her poetry, letters, love affair and marriage to Robert ... unanswered questions about her lifelong chronic illness. Now, a ... may have unraveled the mystery. Born in 1806, Barrett ... palpitations, intense response to heat and cold, intense response ...
... press release is available in German . ... of development. Over the course of time, genetic mutations ... and ultimately to tumour growth. Using a mathematical model, ... Self-Organization in Gttingen, University of Pennsylvania and University of ...
... new centre dedicated to the understanding and treatment of neurodegenerative ... a 20million grant from the Wolfson Foundation, it was announced ... made by the Foundation and one of the largest philanthropic ... of the Wolfson Neurology Initiative, designed as a legacy to ...
... Obese Americans have smaller paychecks than those who aren,t overweight, ... study finds. The analysis of data from the National ... annual incomes were $8,666 less for obese women and $4,772 ... In 2008, obese women made an average of $5,826 (15 ...
... CA (December 19, 2011) SAGE and the European ... the European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care. The ... 2012. The ESC represents over 70,000 cardiology professionals ... scientific and educational activities including publishing seven of the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hospitals invest heavily in new heart attack care programs but fail to improve access 2Health News:Elizabeth Barrett Browning's illness deciphered after 150 years 2Health News:Elizabeth Barrett Browning's illness deciphered after 150 years 3Health News:Tissue structure delays cancer development 2Health News:Tissue structure delays cancer development 3Health News:Wolfson Foundation awards £20 million to UCL for experimental neurology center 2Health News:Wolfson Foundation awards £20 million to UCL for experimental neurology center 3Health News:Obesity Linked to Lower Paychecks 2Health News:Sage and European Society of Cardiology extend publishing partnership 2
(Date:8/4/2015)... 4, 2015 BioElectronics Corporation (OTC Pink: ... Pain Therapy medical devices, announced today that its ... 7-day trial device has been published in the ... http://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/full/10.2217/PMT.15.35 .  More than 5,000 chronic ... an assessment.  Chronic pain is ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... Second Quarter 2015 Highlights: , Net Revenue increased to ... Net earnings attributable to Team Health Holdings, Inc. ("Net earnings") ... net earnings per share of $0.39; Adjusted EPS of $0.70 ... 2015 Outlook: , Projected 2015 net revenue ... EBITDA margin remains between 10.5% and 11.0% ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... BAUDETTE, Minn., Aug. 4, 2015 ANI Pharmaceuticals, ... results for the three and six months ended June ... The Company will host its earnings conference call this ... and other interested parties can join the call by ... Year-to-Date Highlights Include: , Year-to-date net revenues ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BioElectronics' Landmark 5,000+ Chronic Pain Patient Study Published in Pain Management Medical Journal 2Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 6Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 7Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 8Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 9Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 10Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 11Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 12Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 13Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 14Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 15Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 16Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 17Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 18Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 19Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 20Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 21Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 22Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 23Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 24Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 25Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 26Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 27Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 28Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 29Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 30Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 31Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 32Team Health Holdings, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 33ANI Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Year-To-Date 2015 Results and Highlights 2ANI Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter and Year-To-Date 2015 Results and Highlights 3
... Corporation , the leading provider of real-time location ... named Ralph Keiser as executive vice president of sales, ... and business development to accommodate explosive growth and capitalize ... RTLS markets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/LA44915LOGO )   ...
... May 16, 2011 Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: ... results for the first quarter ended March 31, ... (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO ) In ... financial results, Cardium reported on the Company,s near-term ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Awarepoint Expands Senior Management Team 2Awarepoint Expands Senior Management Team 3Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 2Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 3Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 4Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 5Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 6Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 7Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 8Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 9Cardium Presents First Quarter 2011 Financial Results and Reports on Near-Term Milestones 10
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: