Autism Tied to Older Moms, Breech Birth
But it's unlikely these factors cause the neurological condition, experts say,,,,
MONDAY, April 27 (HealthDay News) -- Children of older mothers and children who have breech
deliveries are almost twice as likely to develop autism spectrum disorders (ASD), U.S. researchers report.
Researchers Warn That Routine Physical Examination Could Miss Breech Presentation
Researchers have warned that routine pregnancy examinations to check a baby is in a good position before birth are not sensitive enough//.
The researchers have explained that simple palpation, which is the feeling of the mother's bump could miss about 24 in 100 cases of abnormal lie, where in ...
If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help
...risks can be big. Because of this, knowing about a breech
presentation ahead of time can help the parents-to...esarean delivery.
"The trend is not to deliver breech
vaginally," said Dr. Joshua Copel, a professor of ...s at the Yale University School of Medicine. "Most breech
[babies] get delivered by C-section."
Screen All Newborns for Hip Dysplasia, Study Urges
...id in a news release from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Risk factors include a family history of hip dysplasia, an infant delivered breech
at birth or a positive physical exam.
The study appears in the July issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery .
"Our study confirms that p...
Infants Should Be Screened for Hip Trouble
...tilize ultrasound for those who have risk factors," said Dr. Mahan. Those risk factors include a family history of hip dysplasia, an infant delivered breech
at birth, or positive physical exam.
Hip dysplasia can be difficult to detect, because it is a pain-free condition until adolescence or youn...
Free Article Now Available: 'Rights Expanding for Plaintiffs with In Utero Injuries'
...ury at child birth.
Nationally renown personal injury attorney Robert Clifford of Chicago wrote about the issue involving a baby who was born in a breech
position and with a torn umbilical cord. Little Patrick Draper suffered permanent injury and as a 20-year-old adult, he brought a lawsuit. Clifford ...
Different type of colon cancer vaccine reduces disease spread, Jefferson scientists show
...t originate and metastasize from mucosa, like colorectal cancer," Dr. Waldman says. "Mucosal cells turn into cancer, invade the wall of the intestine, breech
the compartment and metastasize, carrying with them all the antigens that typically reside in the mucosal system. They continue to be expressed by tum...
Breech Birth May Be Determined by Genes
...s were born bottom first or feet first -- called a breech
delivery -- their children are twice as likely to ...d first, but about one in 20 is born bottom first. breech
deliveries increase the risk that the baby will di...authors noted.
"Both men and women delivered in breech
presentation at term contribute to increased risk ...
Fetal surgeon shows for first time that laser procedure may treat vasa previa
...ntero reported. However, the patient subsequently required a cesarean delivery at 27 weeks for ruptured membranes, which may have been prompted by the breech
position of the fetus. After a stay in the neonatal intensive care unit, the infant was discharged and is thriving today at 9 months old.
Caesarean births pose higher risks for mother and baby
...chers found caesarean delivery prevented deaths in breech
The risks linked to caesarean birt...ive effect in preventing foetal deaths in cases of breech
born babies and reduced overall risks in those cas...al complications, and better foetal outcomes among breech
An accompanying editorial says ...
Men are the weaker sex
...viv University, together with Dr. Yariv Yogev and Dr. Nir Melamed, found that while girls were at a higher risk for restricted growth in utero and for breech
presentation at birth, risks associated with boy fetuses were more abundant.
"Pregnancies with a male fetus are more often complicated," says Prof....
When particles are so small that they seep right through skin
...lectronics, food containers, sunscreens, and a variety of applications can breech
our most personal protective barrier: The skin.
The particles under scru...burn on a person. The team showed that while the nanoparticles were able to breech
the skin of all the mice, the particles passed more quickly through skin th...
Study shows dramatic increase in Caesarean sections
...oked at all births in Western Australia between 1984 and 2003 (more than 430,000 births) and analysed the mode of delivery. It excluded multiple and breech
Report author, Colleen O'Leary, from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, said that even after adjusting for pregnancy...
MIT device draws cells close -- but not too close -- together
In the past, researchers erected chemical "moats" around cells in an attempt to keep them close but separate. Over time, however, cells invariably breech
the divide. "They are very good at crossing the moat," said Bhatia, who performed several such experiments in graduate school.
Bhatia and Hui's f...