Navigation Links
Low Thyroid Levels May Up Need for Assisted Delivery
Date:12/28/2009

Mom's T4 hormone level could affect baby's position, study finds

MONDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Low levels of a thyroid hormone in healthy pregnant women shortly before childbirth may be linked with fetal position problems that could require special care during delivery, new research finds.

"The link between thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy and difficulties during labor is well established," the lead author of the new study, Victor Pop, a research professor at the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands, said in a news release from the Society for Endocrinology. "However, to our knowledge, this is the first study to show an association between maternal thyroid hormone concentration during late gestation and fetal head position in healthy pregnant women with normal thyroid function."

At issue is whether thyroid hormone levels late in pregnancy are related to births in which the head of the baby is not in the normal delivery position, which is directed downward with the baby facing the mother's back at the start of labor. Other positions, including those in which the baby is facing the mother's belly, are considered abnormal delivery positions, the researchers explained.

The study looked at the thyroid levels of 960 healthy pregnant Dutch women and followed-up on their deliveries. The findings were published online Dec. 23 in Clinical Endocrinology.

Women with significantly higher levels of a specific thyroid hormone, called T4, at 36 weeks of pregnancy were more likely to present with a fetus in the normal delivery position, the study found. But women with lower levels of T4 at 36 weeks of gestation were more likely to need assisted delivery because of an abnormal fetal head position, it found.

"We believe that the relationship between thyroid hormone levels and fetal presentation at birth may be explained by recent findings that motor development in children is related to
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. PREOS(R) Granted U.S. Orphan Drug Status for Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism
2. Fluoride Damages the Thyroid, Report Shows
3. Thyroid Test Wont Help Pregnant Mom, Baby
4. Better detection accounts for increase in cases of thyroid cancer
5. Thyroid treatment no quick fix for weight loss in children
6. Early detection critical in treating pediatric thyroid cancer
7. Mailman School PH study finds increase in thyroid diseases risk from exposure at Chernobyl
8. Combination of Thyroid Medicines Not Necessary
9. Newly discovered role of thyroid hormone during pregnancy
10. Does artificial intelligence help clinicians to recognize atrophic gastritis with thyroid disease?
11. Thyroid Hormone Could One Day Treat Osteoporosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... made from the wonder material graphene has been used ... developing cancer. , The biosensor has been shown ... bioassay tests currently in use, and was able to ... the possibility of a rapid, point-of-care diagnostic tool for ... September, in IOP Publishing,s journal 2D Materials . ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn ... medical imaging market, are engineered to enhance the anatomic ... past three decades have expanded the application roles of ... based agents used for over half a century to ... agents have witnessed sea changes, revolutionizing in the process ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 The Nordic ... style of eating, is making its way ... Doc’s medical weight loss programs, ... good food which leads to improved health. ... patients to understand how diet can impact ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Recent financial data reveled ... their sales by 7% in the last quarter of ... can be used as a bellwether to determine how ... data has been proven to show trends with shipments ... Other non-trucking data is largely influenced by international and ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Baltimore, MD & Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September ... pleased to launch the new Activz Greens Smoothie ... Natural Products Expo East, September 18th-20th in Baltimore, ... powder with 8 organic super foods combined in one ... at Natural Products Expo East, September 18th-20th in Baltimore, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Graphene sensor tracks down cancer biomarkers 2Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Health News:New Clinical Applications and Advanced Imaging Capabilities Drive Growth in the Imaging Agents Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4Health News:Diet Doc’s Medical Weight Loss Programs Announce Diet Plans Based on the Same Principles as the New Nordic Diet 2Health News:Diet Doc’s Medical Weight Loss Programs Announce Diet Plans Based on the Same Principles as the New Nordic Diet 3Health News:Diet Doc’s Medical Weight Loss Programs Announce Diet Plans Based on the Same Principles as the New Nordic Diet 4Health News:LeaseQ Announces Good News For The Truck Leasing Industry As Truck Rentals In The U.S Continues to Gain Traction 2Health News:LeaseQ Announces Good News For The Truck Leasing Industry As Truck Rentals In The U.S Continues to Gain Traction 3Health News:New Activz Greens Smoothie with 8 Organic Superfoods & More Launched at Natural Products Expo East 2Health News:New Activz Greens Smoothie with 8 Organic Superfoods & More Launched at Natural Products Expo East 3
... Jeffrey M. Bethony, Ph.D., associate professor of Microbiology, ... professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at ... with colleagues from Khon Kaen University in Thailand ... an sensitive and specific biomarker for the detection ...
... being able to mathematically describe the process by which ... its every function, and dysfunction. Such capability holds enormous ... when and where things go developmentally awry and ... of breakthrough is one of the long-term goals of ...
... 29 (HealthDay News) -- Preventive antiretroviral treatment appears to ... against HIV infection, a new study suggests. HIV, ... unprotected sex and contaminated needles. Immediate treatment after ... previous research has found. More recently, several large randomized, ...
... Adrian Mulholland and Dr Christopher Woods from Bristol,s School ... processing units (GPUs) to simulate the molecular processes that ... the H1N1-2009 strain of influenza commonly known as ... in Biochemistry , provide new insight that could ...
... disorders have uncovered insights into those diseases in ... Focusing on the cohesin complex, a group of ... scientists have discovered mutations that disrupt cohesin, causing ... "We are learning more about how these ...
... This release is available in German . ... to establish 20 Collaborative Research Centres (CRCs) by 1 July ... its spring session in Bonn. The new CRCs will receive ... allowance for indirect project costs) for the initial 4-year funding ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:GW researchers discover biomarker for advanced bile duct fibrosis and bile duct cancer 2Health News:UC Santa Barbara's Kavli Institute receives 2 grants to explore interface of physics and biology 2Health News:UC Santa Barbara's Kavli Institute receives 2 grants to explore interface of physics and biology 3Health News:Taking Anti-HIV Meds Prior to Exposure May Help Prevent Infection 2Health News:New study shows why swine flu virus develops drug resistance 2Health News:Mutations impair childhood growth and development by disrupting organization of chromosome pairs 2Health News:DFG establishes 20 new Collaborative Research Centres 2Health News:DFG establishes 20 new Collaborative Research Centres 3Health News:DFG establishes 20 new Collaborative Research Centres 4Health News:DFG establishes 20 new Collaborative Research Centres 5Health News:DFG establishes 20 new Collaborative Research Centres 6
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  Diplomat, the nation,s largest ... David Dreyer to the Board of Directors on ... and will also serve as chair of the Audit ... years of accounting, financial, compliance and operating experience in ... has served as chief financial officer, chief operating officer ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 Larry J. Merlo , ... ), will speak before the National Press Club in ... company,s recent move to stop selling tobacco products and its ... of health. "Dramatic changes in our health care ... and government," Merlo has said. "CVS Health has a truly ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014  Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ... received and approved all parts required to build ... begun to manufacture the new PCT-based instrument system.  ... ready for shipment by mid-October and that additional ... a rate of about one per week thereafter.  ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:David Dreyer Appointed to Diplomat Board of Directors 2CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation 2CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation 3Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 2Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 3
... CHICAGO, March 7, 2012  UHC, an alliance of the ... of a mobile application for Rx LINK ™ , ... insight into their pharmacy price performance. The mobile app ... can be accessed on an Apple iPad. ...
... Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and the Association for ... their fifth annual research award, Frontotemporal Degeneration ... of the program is to accelerate the development ... The ADDF/AFTD program awarded $300,000 to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:UHC Launches RxLINK(TM) Mobile App to Deliver Instant Data Access for Strategic Pharmacy Purchasing 2UHC Launches RxLINK(TM) Mobile App to Deliver Instant Data Access for Strategic Pharmacy Purchasing 3Awards for Drug Discovery Research for Frontotemporal Degeneration Announced 2Awards for Drug Discovery Research for Frontotemporal Degeneration Announced 3
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... 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 ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: