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Link between C-section Delivery and Stillbirth

...g a stillborn child. Results of the study show 68 stillbirths were reported in less than 17,760 women who previously delivered by C-section. There were 244 stillbirths reported in the more than 102,870 women who delivered vaginally. Women who had previously delivered ...

Down syndrome simulated in animal model after successful chromosome transplantation

... births and is also seen in a higher percentage of stillbirths and miscarriages. The chances of having a Down's syndrome baby increase as a woman ages. People with the disorder typically are of short stature and have undersized heads, downward-sloping eyes and mild to severe mental disabilities. In addition to ...

Folic Acid Improves Survival Rate Of Children With Birth Defects

...cated in pregnant women with history of abortions, stillbirths and neural tube defects in previous child. Following the promising results of this study, which provide a new ray of hope for children with neural tube defects, it has been proposed to increase the level of folic acid fortification (to nearly doubl...

Study Shows That More Than 3 Million Stillbirths Occur Worldwide Every Year

International researchers have found, that stillbirths that are not generally included in the worldwide i...imitations of the available data and the fact that stillbirths are many a times underreported. The authors wrote in an early online release from the May 6 issue ...

Health of Mothers and Children Show Improvement after Use of Insecticide-Treated Bed Nets

...sult in fewer malaria infections, miscarriages and stillbirths among mothers-to-be and fewer cases of low birth w...ese nets reduced the occurrence of miscarriages or stillbirths by 33 percent and underweight newborns by 23 percent. The effects on severe anemia in the mothers we...

NZ To Opt For Folate Fortification Of Bread

...he proposal by next month. Many live births and stillbirths each year are estimated to be affected by neural tube defects such as spina bifida, where one or more vertebrae fails to develop. These babies suffer lifelong moderate or severe disabilities and require extensive medical and surgical care. The oth...

Jamba Juice Co. Cautions Consumers On Smoothie Contamination

...iarrhea and so on. It can lead to miscarriages and stillbirths when this bacterium infects pregnant women and they have to be more cautious. To conclude, the company officials said that no reports of confirmed illnesses among consumers have been reported so far. SI...

CMV Vaccine Prototype Successfully Tested in Guinea Pigs

...ave developed an experimental vaccine that reduces stillbirths of rodents born to mothers infected with cytomegalovirus// (CMV). This virus also causes mental retardation and hearing loss in newborn children infected in early fetal life. The National Institutes of Health funded this research. Estimates place t...

New Placenta Screening for High-risk Pregnancies

...al function test results. Likewise, only two of 22 stillbirths occurred in women with normal tests, and these losses were not related to abnormal placental function. This data demonstrates that the placenta screening tests can provide a good indication of which women may experience complications during pregnancy...

Stillbirth Figures Stand Still

...d Health (CEMACH) revealed that there were 3,600 stillbirths in 2005. This trend appeared to be common with the...The report also established the pronounced risk of stillbirths amongst Black and Asian women in contrast to the Whites. The prevailing reasons for still births i...

Rapid Syphilis Could Prevent Congenital Disease and Stillbirths in Haiti

... in many developing countries, frequently causing stillbirths or neonatal death and disabling children who survi...nital syphilis among newborn babies, the number of stillbirths and the number of neonatal deaths. While rapid testing was found to be more expensive than other app...

New Technology Makes Diagnosis of Abnormal Pregnancy Cheaper

...rmal pregnancies that can lead to miscarriages and stillbirths . Such cases, called ectopic pregnancies, can be detected even before it can be spotted by an ultrasound machine, said scientists at the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare (NIHFW), a government organisation under the ministry of health...

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