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Trauma experienced by a mother even before pregnancy will influence her offspring's behavior

A new study in rats at the University of Haifa reveals: Trauma experienced by a mother even before pregnancy will influence her offspring's behavior. *"The findings show that trauma from a mother's past, which does not directly impact her pregnancy, will affect her offspring's emotional and soci...

Management of asthma during pregnancy can optimize health of mother and baby

April 30, 2009 (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Pregnant women with asthma, the most common condition affecting the lungs during pregnancy, should actively manage their asthma in order to optimize the health of mother and the baby, according to new management recommendations published in the current issue of ...

Management of Asthma During Pregnancy Can Optimize Health of Mother and Baby, According to Recommendations

Kaiser Permanente lead author recommends comprehensive approach to management and treatment of asthma SAN DIEGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant women with asthma, the most common condition affecting the lungs during pregnancy , should actively manage their asthma in order to optimize the ...

A Visit With Mother Theresa in Calcutta Thirty Years Ago Inspires Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist, to Give Away his Books Free of Charge

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On a summer research trip to India while in graduate school, Dr. Robert Puff, a clinical psychologist who now practices in Newport Beach, was inspired to give back to the world after visiting Mother Theresa and witnessing her work with the dying. ...

Working Mother Magazine Names Janet Liang 'Working Mother of the Year'

Liang, president of Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, is one of 30 Honorees OAKLAND, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine has named Janet Liang, president of Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, as one of their 30 "Working Mothers of the Year." Liang is the only honoree from Hawaii. This a...

Helpful Host: After the Loss of Her Child, This Grieving Mother Started Her Own Radio Show

PHILADELPHIA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacqueline Foreman has found a positive outlet for the negatives in her life -- a successful, community-minded radio show. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090302/NY76774LOGO-b ) The New Jersey resident is the host of Your Mental He...

Law Offices of Jeffery Leving: Mother Moves Children in With Convicted Male Prostitute

JOLIET, Ill., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 6th 2009, Judge Joseph Polito will decide whether to grant an Extended Emergency Temporary Restraining Order for a father seeking to protect his two young children ages 2 and 5, who are believed to have been placed in care of a convicted male pr...

It's A Merry Christmas for Baby John After Mother Michelle's Life-Saving Transplant

Rare back-to-back cesarean and liver transplant surgeries rescue dying mom and preemie baby STANFORD, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "We were thinking we'd be lucky to get one live person out of this situation, and we didn't know which it would be," said William Benitz, MD. (Pho...

From mother to daughters: A central mystery in cell division solved

Researchers from the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a key step required for cell division in a study that could help improve therapies to treat cancer. Their work describing the mechanism of the contractile ring ...

Houston Mother Who Nearly Lost Her Daughter to Influenza Joins American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination

American Lung Association Supports National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8-14); Urges Immunization Throughout the Winter and Spring HOUSTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Local mother Daina Maxwell has joined the American Lung Association of the Central States to bring Faces of Influenz...

Sacramento Mother Dee Dee Abdur-Rahim and Deputy District Attorney Robin Shakely Join the American Lung Association's Faces of Influenza Campaign to Promote Annual Vaccination

American Lung Association Supports National Influenza Vaccination Week (December 8-14); Urges Immunization Throughout the Winter and Spring SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Health experts recommend annual influenza vaccination for nearly 250 million people in the U.S. Despite t...

Excess Weight Gain During Pregnancy a Risk to Mother and Child

It doubles the chances of having a heavy baby, study finds FRIDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- The more weight a woman gains during pregnancy, the more likely she is to have a large baby, posing health risks to both mother and child, a new study finds. Women who gained more than 40...

AstraZeneca Recognized as One of Working Mother Magazine's '100 Best Companies'

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN), a global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, has been named one of the "100 Best Companies" to work for by Working Mother magazine for the seventh consecutive year. This honor recognizes the company's commitment t...

Wyeth Selected for 11th Consecutive Year as One of Working Mother Magazine's 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers

MADISON, N.J., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) announced today that it has been named one of Working Mother magazine's 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers in 2008. It is the 11th consecutive year Wyeth has received this honor. Wyeth's selection was based on an evalu...

Video: Trinity Mother Frances and Texas Oncology-Tyler Among the First in U.S. to Boast New Cancer-Fighting Technology

Multimillion-dollar investment in state-of-the-art radiation technology improves cancer care for patients in Texas TYLER, Texas, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients of Trinity Mother Frances Neuroscience Institute and Texas Oncology-Tyler are among the first in the nation to have ac...

National Osteoporosis Foundation and CESLIE - The Women's Network Honor LeFrak Mother and Daughters for Commitment to Bone Health and New York Community

NEW YORK, April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) has partnered with CESLIE - The Women's Network(TM) to host an event honoring the LeFrak women - a dynamic mother-daughter trio - for their success in business, community involvement and dedication to oste...

Tired Mother Invents Pill to Wake You Up On Time

'May be the greatest advance in waking up since coffee' SPARTA, N.J., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- If you struggle to wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and ready to go, you're not alone. Morning grogginess affects everything from work and school performance to spousal relations...

Shreveport, LA Mother Wins $10,000 for Losing 50 Pounds

Million Dollar Body(TM) Is Awarding Over One Million Dollars to Help People Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness website MillionDollarBody.com has just announced another $10,000 winner in its Million Dollar Body Game(TM), an ...

Video: Patient at Mother Frances Receives Heart Bypass Without Opening Chest

Procedure Done Robotically Through Four Small Holes Between Ribs Patient Released From Hospital After 1 1/2 Days TYLER, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- 62-year-old Canton resident Luther Roden, a patient at Mother Frances Hospital, is the first in east Texas to benefit from a hea...

Don't tell mother she has cancer

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 1 When family members ask physicians not to disclose bad news to ill loved ones, clinicians often struggle to balance their obligation to be truthful to the patient with the familys belief that the information would be harmful. To help clinicians more successfully manage these co...

Caesarean births pose higher risks for mother and baby

Women having a non-emergency caesarean birth have double the risk of illness or even death compared to a vaginal birth, according to a study from Latin America published today on bmj.com . However, the researchers found caesarean delivery prevented deaths in breech born babies. The risks li...

Video: Trinity Mother Frances Neurosurgeon First in Region to Remove Brain Tumor Using Unique Surgical Procedure

Most Patients Released From Hospital Within 24-48 Hours TYLER, Texas, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A 32-year-old east Texas man is the first brain tumor patient in the region to benefit from a unique surgical procedure that removes pituitary tumors without making incisions in the skin. Saba...

Northern Michigan Regional Health System Named a 'Working Mother 100 Best Company - 2007' by Working Mother Magazine

Health system recognized for excellence in helping colleagues achieve family- friendly work life balance PETOSKEY, Mich., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Northern Michigan Regional Health System as one of "100 Best companies 2007 for Working Moth...

Mass. Judge Denies Request by Breastfeeding Mother for More Break Time on Medical Licensing Exam

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judge Patrick Brady of Norfolk County, Massachusetts Superior Court has denied a motion by a breastfeeding mother for a preliminary injunction that would have given her additional break time for her to pump breast milk during the national medic...

Massachusetts State Court Hears Suit by Breastfeeding Mother on Medical Licensing Exam

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge Patrick Brady heard arguments yesterday in the lawsuit brought in Superior Court in Norfolk, Massachusetts by a breastfeeding mother seeking extra break time during the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). "Fairness to all examinees and the ...

Public Health and Need for Consistent Standards Preclude Exception for Breastfeeding Mother in National Medical Licensing Test

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to a lawsuit by a nursing mother seeking a special accommodation for the national medical licensing examination, the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) issued this statement: The NBME understands the needs of breastfeeding mothers as w...

Drug Used to Prevent HIV Transmission from Mother to Child Damages DNA

HIV transmission from mother to child can occur in utero, during labor or from breastfeeding. If left untreated, approximately 25 percent of newborns// exposed to the virus from their infected mothers will become infected themselves and potentially develop AIDS. Fortunately, antiretroviral drug com...

Drug Used to Prevent HIV Transmission from Mother to Child Damages DNA

HIV transmission from mother to child can occur in utero, during labor or from breastfeeding. If left untreated, approximately 25 percent of newborns exposed// to the virus from their infected mothers will become infected themselves and potentially develop AIDS. Fortunately, antiretroviral drug com...

Antibodies in Mother Affect Heart of Fetus

A study conducted in 100 pregnant women with anti-Ro and anti-La antibodies revealed development of heart problems in fetus that could be treated in early stages//. There is an increased risk of fetal heart problems when mothers carry particular antibodies associated with rheumatic diseases, ...

World's Oldest Mother Admits Her Actual Age

Carmela Bousada, the world’s oldest mother admitted to a British newspaper that she lied to a U.S. Fertility clinic about her age, so that she could deliver her babies. She// gave birth to twin sons named Pau and Christian on December 29, 2006. Bousada, who turned 67 this month, lied by saying ...

Stem Cells Passed From Mother to Child Live On and Make Insulin

The phenomenon known as microchimerism has been known for some years, that mother and baby exchange stem cells in the course of pregnancy, and that these may live on for many// years, apparently tolerated by the new host. However, it is still unclear as to whether the presence of such cells can be...

Therapy Modulates Highly Sensitized Immune System to Let Mother Give Kidney to Daughter

As the holidays approached last year, Soraya Kohanzadeh, 30, Muir Beach, CA, was living day to day, extremely ill, with no hope and expecting to live a shortened life// dependent on kidney dialysis. She needed a kidney transplant but because her “anti-donor” antibody levels were so high, her doctor...

Funds Allocated To Prevent Transmission of HIV From Mother To Child

The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) of India, has come up with another project. This scheme named "Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS" //is expected to cost Rs 342.81-crores. The Global Fund aids the financial assistance for this scheme. The fund will also be ...

Wards Pose Danger to Mother and Child

Mother and babies face danger at the wards due to insufficient doctors, midwives or due to lack of wards. At times the consultants are too busy to take time off their// meetings, according to a recent study. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists conducted a study according to w...

Breast Milk: The Mother of All Milk for Infants

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world! Rightly so, for a mother is truly the one that moulds her child from the moment of birth. //Enabling the child with the best right from the word 'Go' should not be mere wishful-thinking, and in this age of information, the goodness of breast milk must...

First Test-tube Baby Set to Become a Mother Herself

Louise Brown, 27, the world's first test-tube baby, is expecting a baby of her own.// Louise was born using IVF to her parents, John and Lesley on July 25, 1978, after trying unsuccessfully for nine years to have a child. After Louise's birth hope was restored to many infertile couples. Millio...

Does Weight of the Mother Determine the Sex of the Baby?

Want to have a baby boy? Tuck into the burgers, fries and ice cream. Want a girl? Then go on a diet and lose some weight//. It works for cows, according to John Roche, a scientist at New Zealand's dairy research organisation Dexcel. "And we would expect what holds true for one mammal will hold...

A Mother Passes On A Rare, Terminal Brain Disease To Her Three Children

Scott and Nicola Smith of Leicester parents of six-year-old Callum Smith were told their son was suffering from the incurable disorder Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) a month ago//. The news they were dreading to hear came true yesterday with reports indicating that her other two sons, eight year old Co...

Winning Formula For Mother and baby - Breast Feeding!

Breast-feeding is accompanied with a host of benefits both for the mother and the baby, and yet there seems to be no improvement in the number of women who choose to breast feed their babies. // As part of the Breastfeeding Awareness Week, the Scottish Executive figures, recently made availab...

Induced Labor A Danger to both Mother and Baby

According to a research conducted by Elisabeth Erekson, new Saint Louis University it was found that induced labor result in severe complications to both the mother// and the baby. These women suffer from a higher risk of developing chorioamnionitis. It results in an infection which affects the pla...
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