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Breastfeeding and Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help New Moms Fight Depression

...es. These levels dramatically increase in the last trimester of pregnancy and continue to elevate during the postpartum period. Moreover, common experiences of new motherhood, such as sleep disturbance, postpartum pain, and past or current psychological trauma, act as stressors that cause proinflammatory cytok...

Depression Common Among Pregnant Women, but Frequently Undiagnosed

...y may be indicators of depression during the third trimester or postpartum, and they should not be overlooked by prenatal care providers. Women should be encouraged to discuss feelings they consider brief or mild in order for clinicians to develop effective interventions for these sub-clinical symptoms, says...

Figures of Dengue In Singapore On The Rise

...50 percent jump in dengue infections in the first trimester of this year compared to the same period in 2006. Dengue cases reported from the start of January to May 12 rose to 1,488, an increase from 993 in the corresponding period last year, the Health Ministry of Singapore was quoted. Experts cite this f...

Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Diabetes and Hypertension in Pregnant Women

...an worsen sleep apnea, especially during the third trimester when a womans weight is greatest, Dr. Youssef explains. When a mothers oxygen level drops at night, it may also affect the oxygen level of the fetus, and we dont know what the long-term effects are. Thats why its important for a pregnant woman with s...

Doctors Warns Expectant Mothers to Stay Out of the Sun

...nd that exposure to high temperatures in the first trimester of pregnancy could lead to slightly lower birth weight. The researchers warn that since babies develop rapidly in the first trimester, and since pregnant women are more sensitive to high temperatures, staying out in the sun might make them feel sic...

Intensity of Rheumatoid Arthritis Significantly Reduced by Pregnancy

...gnancy. RA improved significantly from the first trimester to the third trimester of the participants pregnancy and this effect extended into the postpartum stage. This is the fir...

Breastfeeding and Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help New Moms Fight Depression

...es. These levels dramatically increase in the last trimester of pregnancy and continue to elevate during the postpartum period. Moreover, common experiences of new motherhood, such as sleep disturbance, postpartum pain, and past or current psychological trauma, act as stressors that cause proinflammatory cytok...

New York Governor to Introduce Bill to Strengthen Abortion Rights

...2003. The ban criminalizes abortions in the second trimester of pregnancy that doctors say are often the safest and best to protect women's health. There are several other states in US that are moving to tighten restrictions on abortion. In contrast, Spitzer’s bill, the Reproductive Health and Privacy Pro...

Flu Strikes Late - Child Succumbs

... care staff members, pregnant women in their third trimester and babies between the ages of six and 23 months. Those who work with live poultry or pigs are also eligible. Meanwhile, the second annual wild bird survey of Canada has shown no signs of the dangerous H5N1 strain of avian flu according to the Cana...

Risk Factors of Drinking Before, and During, Pregnancy

...ntly less likely to drink alcohol during the first trimester than women who did not plan their pregnancy. "This...umber of women who consumed alcohol during the 2nd trimester (42.4%) was similar to the number during the 1st trimester (42.1%)," said Colvin. 'Despite what i...

Cocaine During Pregnancy can Cause Behavioral and Neurological Problems in the Child

...e during gestation -- equivalent to the late first trimester and early second trimester in humans -- caused specific alterations in brain circuits that use the neurotransmitter dopamine. A...

Cocaine's Use During Pregnancy May Cause Lasting Cellular Effects

...time during gestation equivalent to the late first trimester and early second trimester in humans caused specific alterations in brain circuits that use the neurotransmitter dopamine. A...

Mother’s Diet During Pregnancy Could Prevent Cancer in Childre

... defects when ingested at high levels in the first trimester of pregnancy. That topic needs further study, they said. However, the amounts of this and other valuable phytochemicals that could be obtained in any normal diet rich in cruciferous vegetables should be safe and useful, they said. These vegetables...

Pregnant Women- Eat Broccoli And Cabbage

...king a high dose of indole-3-carbinol in the first trimester could cause birth defects. However, diet high in indole-3-carbinol appears to be safe and helpful, the researchers said. Indole-3-carbinol is present in vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, radishes, turnips and other greens. Ex...

Cancer Prevention Begins During Pregnancy

... defects when ingested at high levels in the first trimester of pregnancy. That topic needs further study, they said. However, the amounts of this and other valuable phytochemicals that could be obtained in any normal diet rich in cruciferous vegetables should be safe and useful, they said. These vegetables ...

Research 'Extraordinaire' To Restore Vision

...ns, it would involve taking stem cells from second trimester fetuses in the womb. But, to specialists, that is not the choicest of options. Instead they aim to look at adult retinal cells and to draw on its stem cell-like qualities. It would be fitting to conclude that this extraordinary piece of work might we...

Cell Transplants Can Even Help In Restoring Vision

... human, stem cells from a foetus during the second trimester of pregnancy is considered to be at the same stage of development as that of mice. But Dr Robert MacLaren, a specialist at Moorfields Eye Hospital working on the research said: “they did not want to go down that route”. It would be safe to research w...

New method to treat malaria in pregnant women

...g embryo, particularly when given during the first trimester of pregnancy. The extent of drug resistance is not as high in west Africa as it is in east Africa, so the authors sought to determine whether amodiaquine, which is effective in some areas with chloroquine resistance, given alone or in combination w...

Immense benefits with a daily dose of multivitamin for women, in reducing birth defects

... pregnancies happen without planning and the first trimester is crucial during which time all birth defects set in. He suggested the intake of a specific prenatal vitamin that would include additional folic acid, more iron and less vitamin A....

Prenatal Test and Miscarriage

...enatal tests performed during the first and second trimester of pregnancy. Early testing using the CVS procedur...risk of miscarriage, or to wait until their second trimester for amniocentesis, which was thought to be safer but doesn't provide results until several weeks lat...

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