Tag: "fetus" at medical news
Early Clue to Down Syndrome
...weeks of gestation is an almost sure sign that the fetus
suffers from Down syndrome, a grave genetic disease that prompts many parents to terminate pregnancies. Combined with other important risk factors for the disorder, such as a mother's advancing age, the test is even more accurate at catching affected...
New and unique treatment for Psoriasis patients
... warned that the effects of the drug on developing fetus
is not yet known....
Infertility may result from bone fragments
... such complications, but the doctors note that any fetus
at least 12 weeks old can have bony tissues. In previous studies, they say, virtually all women who had such fragments removed were able to get pregnant soon afterward....
Teen dies after complications from abortion pill
...ter a massive infection caused by fragments of the fetus
left inside her uterus caused her to go into septic shock. Planned Parenthood also said it is investigating Patterson's death.A spokeswoman for Danco Laboratories, which makes RU-486, estimated that 200,000 women in the United States and more than 1 ...
Stem cells grown into sperm cells
...eloping into the various organs and tissues as the fetus
grows. Researchers have grown stem cells into many other types of cells, including egg cells,// but this is the first time a sperm cell has been developed, the scientists said. The work is very preliminary, and was done in the laboratory with mous...
Low Protein Levels A Possible Indicator For A Miscarriage
...nd in high concentrations between a mother and her fetus
during pregnancy. Researchers in Australia investigated whether the levels of MIC1 are associated with a miscarriage. The research included 300 pregnant women who gave a blood sample during the first trimester of pregnancy. Researchers say 100 of t...
Drugs Taken During Pregnancy Found To Affect Unborn Babies
...ring pregnancy has little impact on the developing fetus
and infant outcome.”...
Controlling Asthma during Pregnancy
...ed steroids are generally considered safer for the fetus
than oral steroids, and they can effectively control the inflammation in the airways caused by asthma. The use of inhaled steroids increased significantly in women carrying girls but did not change in women carrying boys. Researchers say it is impo...
High-Protein Diet Found To Reduce Fertility
...y behind the control group in development, and one fetus
had a neural tube defect. Thus researchers say th... reproductive tract, which has been shown to alter fetus
development. Based on the available data researchers suggest that a high protein diet is not advisab...
Early Detection Of Facial Abnormalities in a Fetus
...the malformation including amniotic fluid volumes, fetus
position, mother’s physical characteristics, and shadows from bones. Researchers say it is important to detect cleft lip and palate prenatally in order to screen for associated syndromes and chromosome abnormalities. If cleft lip and palate is detec...
Avoiding Drugs During Pregnancy
...ring pregnancy has little impact on the developing fetus
and infant outcome....
Pollution can cause damage to fetus in womb
... has been proved to cause damage to the DNA of the fetus
in the womb.// The research was done by Columbia C...show that the PAH which enters the placenta of the fetus
are carcinogenic in nature and causes a change in the DNA structure of the fetus, thus raising the r...
Beware Smoking During Pregnancy Linked To New Danger
... has been proven to have disastrous effects on the fetus
like bleeding problems during the neonatal period,...t. The amniotic cells which are cells shed by the fetus
in to the amniotic fluid were analyzed for the presence of chromosomal abnormalities in relation to...
Epilepsy Drug Valproate and Lamotrigine Linked To Malformed Fetus
... drug Valproate has been linked to malformation of fetus
//when prescribed to pregnant ladies. For pregna...was also linked to congenital malformations in the fetus
when mothers were treated with the drug in the first trimester of the pregnancy. However the researc...
Ginger to reduce nausea for pregnant women
...sickness but will also have no side effects on the fetus
as well. The study was conducted with 675 participants and 187 people in the control group. For 246 people, ginger treatment was found superior over the control group. In other cases, 429 participants said that ginger was as good as being treated wi...
Effect of estrogen on behavior difference between sexes
...nly estrogen and estrogen receptor affect the male fetus
as the females are exposed to this hormone after birth, only when they reach puberty. This is because only a fully-grown ovary can secrete estrogen and this does not happen before puberty. A neonatal male is exposed to the steroid estradiol, which i...
Infection in pregnancy can lead to congenital eye defects
...gnancy when the ocular development happens for the fetus
to find out the kind of health the pregnant lady was in when her unborn baby’s eyes were developed. The study results confirmed the negative effect of Parvovirus B19 and influenza with development of eyes in the fetus, while Coxsackie virus had show...
Grandmother’s diet in pregnancy can affect grandchildren’s blood sugr
...out long-term influence on the genetic code of the fetus
that may affect the health of the next few generations. Their research had provided evidence that adverse effects of intrauterine environments can be passed genetically from mother to daughter to next generation of offspring’s, especially the express...
Test for prenatal chromosomal abnormalities using cervical swab
...mal// abnormalities using cervical swabs. Testing fetus
for chromosomal abnormalities are currently done t...ists have been able to isolate single cells of the fetus
from the cervical mucus of the pregnant woman with the help of a cervical swab. This may be done bet...
Plastic to cause breast cancer
...se changes in the mammary gland development of the fetus
in womb enough to cause breast cancer to the baby in her adult life. The research, which is published in the current edition of the journal Endocrinology, blames the plastic ingredient bisphenol A for causing the damage. Bisphenol-A (BPA) is a chem...
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