Tag: "postnatal" at medical news
The Harmful Effects Of Cigarette Smoke
...d one allergic parent, the combination of pre- and postnatal
secondhand smoke increased the risk of allergic sensitization 1.8-fold. When both parents were allergic, secondhand smoke exposure increased that risk 7-fold. Likewise, for wheezing, there was a 2.1-fold increased risk among exposed children with one...
New Hair in 15 Days Could Now Be A Possibility Say Researchers
... signaling in embryonic hair follicle development, postnatal
follicle growth and maturation, and skin tumor formation. This new work provides important insight into the role of ?-catenin as a trigger for activating the normal growth of adult hair follicles. Researchers generated transgenic mice expressing an...
Association of maternal and granny’s smoking on children’s asthma provd
...f having childhood asthma also increases. However, postnatal
exposure to smoke did not seem to contribute significantly to the asthmatic tendencies of the child. The results were published in the current issue of the journal Chest. Reference: Journal Chest, issue April 2005...
Scientists breaking theory of cortex formation
... to create the specific functions and areas of the postnatal
mammalian brain. Source: Eurekalert...
Complications During Delivery Related To Eating Disorders
...of nutrition during pregnancy and in the immediate postnatal
period seems to influence the nutritional status of the adult and appetite programming throughout life," write the authors. Researchers analyzed nearly than 187 women, diagnosed with anorexia nervosa (114) and bulimia nervosa (73). A control group ...
Reduce risk of osteoporosis in children by taking Vitamin D during Pregnancy
...large body of evidence that intrauterine and early postnatal
development contributes to bone mineral accrual and thereby osteoporosis risk; they also point to preventive strategies which now require evaluation in randomised controlled trials."...
Do Women Die In Childbirth Because It Is More Preferable?
... should be provided adequate level of prenatal and postnatal
care through both family and social support groups. Women and Infertility: Infertility can be defined as the inability of a couple to conceive following one year of unprotected intercourse. Infertility affects nearly 1 in every 6 couples trying t...
New Multi-functional Sensing Tool To Investigate Cystic Fibrosis
...tress – too much or too little oxygen during early postnatal
development – can lead to a deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching body tissues in premature infants and newborn animals. But little is known about how oxygen stress affects regulatory networks and alters chemoreceptors. To gain insights, the Ge...
Research Throws Light On Regeneration of Hearing Cells
...udies of the role of the Rb protein in the ears of postnatal
mice, we have confirmed that – under the right con...While the Rb-negative auditory hair cells in early postnatal
mice are dividing and growing, the cells do not mature properly and eventually die, resulting in the...
The Most Natural Thing in the World
...nce policy' against possible prenatal, delivery or postnatal
problems." Dr Possamai-Inesedy says the conferen...gence is affecting Australian women's prenatal and postnatal
care," she says. "The group will also discuss issues surrounding new reproductive technologies, mi...
Morning Sickness Not A Prerogative of Women Alone
...in it is found that fathers-to-be also suffer from postnatal
depression and morning sickness. // Hence the new 2006 Pregnancy Book comes to the rescue of expectant parents. It gives first hand information and prepares both the mother and father on the various problem expected during pregnancy such as depress...
Gene Mutations Causing Rett Syndrome Occur in Both Sexes
...mmon features, including: moderate or severe early postnatal
progressive encephalopathy; unexplained central hypoventilation or respiratory insufficiency; abnormal movements; intractable seizures and abnormal tone. Three of the four cases had definitely pathogenic mutations and the fourth was potentially patho...
Early Diagnosis of Postpartum Depression Is Very Essential Among New Mothers
...tion requiring health care professionals providing postnatal
care to screen new mothers for postpartum depression, and requiring health care professionals to educate women and their families about the disorder. Health care providers in several other states have adopted similar screening programs. ‘With the i...
Exposure to Pollutants Reduce The Effectiveness Of Vaccines In Children
...CB exposure variable, and they also found that the postnatal
exposure had similar significant effects. Grandjean had also explained that the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences and US EPA, have extended their full support and cooperation to the investigators to examine a larger group of arou...
Baby’s Head Growth influences its Intelligence
...dence that infancy is the most important period of postnatal
brain growth for determining later intelligence," the researchers write. GT...
Helping Hand Needed for New Dads
...er’s own wellbeing, and a self-assessment tool for postnatal
depression in fathers. “Support for fathers via the perinatal clinic could also be provided by remote services, using a dedicated telephone help line,” says Mr Fletcher. Source-edindia...
Gentle Massages Helps Babies To Sleep Well
...r relationships between babies and mothers who had postnatal
depression. Said Dr Underdown: 'There are indications that infants who were massaged were more relaxed, probably due to lower levels of stress hormones such as cortisol compare to infants who did not receive massage.' She advised parents wantin...
Exertion Incontinence - A Common Postnatal Problem
...Dr Schytt thinks that her results can be of use in postnatal
care. "Most women recover after childbirth, but...these we need to get to," she says. "The two-month postnatal
check up is an important opportunity for midwives and doctors to identify and deal with women’s phys...
Massive Booking For China's First-Ever 'Five-Star' Hospital
... rooms of the "five-star" hospital, which provides postnatal
care to new mothers and babies, have been reserved...picious for having a baby. The growing demand for postnatal
services in Chinese cities has created new jobs for professional babysitters and nurses with postnat...
Stem Cells In Brain Have Potential For Sensing Damage And To Repair
...lar programs that control neural stem cells in the postnatal
mouse and how the neural stem cells respond to tis...ked two key proteins, named Numb and Numblike. A postnatal
mouse brains autopsy conducted 7 and 14 days after the genetic modification revealed that absence of...