Elective Early Deliveries Pose Risks for Babies
C-sections done too soon can lead to respiratory trouble, other problems, doctors say
THURSDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The rise in Caesarean deliveries
could be fueling the increase in the number of preterm babies, and these early births carry risks, including respiratory problems...
Using C-Section Scars to Predict Future Deliveries
Measurements can indicate whether vaginal birth would be safe, study says
FRIDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Measuring the thickness of the uterine scar from a cesarean delivery can help physicians predict which women would be at low risk for uterine rupture and may safely try to have...
Unexplained Repeat Cesarean Deliveries On The Rise In US
There has been a considerable increase in the number of repeat cesarean deliveries
in the United States over the recent years//. The 8-year study conducted between 1996 and 2003 survey has further found that 10% of the cesarean births were due to unexplained reasons.
According to National sta...
Research reports that c-section deliveries are rising
A new research that was published in the recent issue of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology said that there// had been an increase in the number of cesarean delivery in US by about 44% of the total births being recorded for the year 2004.
In an attempt to find out the national trend, the rese...
Concern Over The Rise In Preterm Deliveries
Research studies from Denmark, published on bmj.com in February, that found that the number of preterm deliveries
is on a risehas caused a growing concern among doctors. // They stated that there has been an increase of 22% from 1995 to 2004. They noted that this was true even among low risk women ...
Most Women Unprepared for Operative Deliveries
For most women, the birth of their child is a joyous experience. But if the experience does not go as planned, it can have a detrimental impact on the woman. Researchers conducted a study to obtain the views of women on the impact of an //operative delivery in the second stage of labor.
A new s...
If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help
... -- when the umbilical cord slips into the birth canal before the baby, stopping the flow of blood to the baby -- is another increased risk in vaginal deliveries
of breech babies.
The standard way to detect breech -- by feeling a woman's abdomen -- isn't foolproof. A BMJ study, in fact, reported that 30 pe...
Medizone Expects OTCBB Listing
...expect to begin hospital testing during October using production prototype equipment. We are targeting initial sales before the end of this year with deliveries
during the first quarter of 2010 expected to bring the company to a break-even cash flow. Our initial production rates will be kept on the conservati...
Summer heat increases risk of amniotic fluid level deficiency, Ben-Gurion University study reveals
During the study period, there were 191,558 deliveries
of which 4,335 were diagnosed with idiopathic olig.... Of these, a proportionally higher number, 1,553 deliveries
(36 percent), occurred during these four summer months, while 2,782 deliveries
occurred during the other eight months of the year...
BioMed Realty Trust Reports Second Quarter 2009 Operating and Financial Results
...es for the second quarter to $86.1 million, up 21.6% from $70.8 million for the same period in 2008, driven primarily by sustained leasing success and deliveries
from the company's development pipeline.
Executed 17 leasing transactions during the quarter, representing approximately 250,000 square feet. Th...
Deliveries in Medical Technology
Deliveries in Medical Products
AgileTrac Supply Manager
Description:...abled tracking and event management for consumables, including medical and surgical supplies. AgileTrac can automate the receiving process, track tote deliveries
to patient care areas, as well as track and manage inventories of expensive consumables, including orthopaedic implants and cardiovascular devices....
Company:Agility Healthcare Solutions
Deliveries in Medical Dictionary
... Overview: Placenta previa is an obstetric complication that occurs in the second ... Placenta previa complicates approximately 5 of 1,000 deliveries
and has a ... Placenta Previa , SVCMC; New York NY Bayley Seton, Staten Island, Mary ... Placenta previa occurs in 1 in 1,500 first-time .....
Deliveries in Biological News
Researchers achieve major breakthrough with water desalination system
...'s Department of Water Resources, supplies in major reservoirs and many groundwater basins are well below average. Court-ordered restrictions on water deliveries
have reduced supplies from the two largest water systems, and an outdated statewide water system can't keep up with population growth.
Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth
...ne of the highest infant mortality rates of any developed country, with 6.3 deaths per 1,000 babies born. Meanwhile, the Netherlands, where a third of deliveries
occur in the home with the assistance of midwives, has a lower rate of 4.73 deaths per 1,000.
One of the biggest problems Cheyney sees is that phys...
HPV vaccine may prevent preterm births
In a newly published study in Acta Obstretica et Gynecologica , Katrine D. Sjborg and Anne Eskild calculated how many preterm deliveries
could be avoided by systematic HPV-vaccination. Sjborg is a consultant at stfold Hospital and Eskild is based at the Norwegian Institute of Public Hea...
Repeat C-section before 39 weeks raises risk of neonatal illness
... BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Women choosing repeat cesarean deliveries
and having them at term but before completing 39 weeks gestation are up to ... before 39 weeks for the sake of convenience.
"Unfortunately, these early deliveries
are associated with a preventable increase in neonatal morbidity and NICU a...
More than words: childbirth training change improves safety, cuts unnecessary procedures
...s Health Research. The study was implemented between September 2003 and December 2005 at 19 public maternity hospitals that had at least 1,000 vaginal deliveries
each year, and no explicit policy for episiotomy or active management of the third stage of labor.
This randomized trial showed that knowledge alon...
Baby boys are more likely to die than baby girls
...ival of small and premature baby boys, the research found, because boys were more vulnerable across a range of weights. Since 1970, the percentage of deliveries
by c-section has grown from an average of 5 percent to more than 20 percent. C-sections are also 20 percent more common for males.
The 15 countrie...
Lake Mead could be dry by 2021
...system has no buffer to sustain the population of the Southwest through an unusually dry year, or worse, a sustained drought. In such an event, water deliveries
would become highly unstable and variable, said research marine physicist Tim Barnett and climate scientist David Pierce.
Barnett and Pierce conclu...
Bacterial infections in premature babies more common than previously realized
...her the rate of a positive umbilical cord blood culture.
The data, derived from the Alabama Preterm Birth Study, included 457 consecutive singleton deliveries
of infants born at 23-32 weeks gestation from 1996 to 2001. This study focuses on a subset of 351 women/infant pairs in the population who had umbilic...
Computer solution to delivery problem
... With the gift-giving season almost upon us and increasing concerns about the environmental effects of all those deliveries
and pickups, it is timely that researchers should turn their attention to the so-called Traveling Salesman Problem. Writing in a forthcoming issue of ...
Low vitamin D during pregnancy linked to pre-eclampsia
...have a risk of mortality five times greater than those born to women with normal pregnancies. In the United States alone, nearly 15 percent of preterm deliveries
are a result of preeclampsia.
Deliveries in Biological Technology
IDEXX Laboratories Announces First Customer Deliveries of Catalyst Dx(TM) Chemistry Analyzer and SNAPshot Dx(TM) Analyzer
WESTBROOK, Maine, April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDEXX
Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDXX ) today announced that it has shipped,
delivered and recognized first quarter revenue for initial customer
deliveries and installations of its two next-generation point-of-care
analyzers: the Cata...
Human Genome Sciences Announces New Order for Raxibacumab (ABthrax(TM)) from U.S. Government
...kpile, to be delivered over a three-year period, beginning near the end of 2009. HGS expects to receive approximately $151 million from this award as deliveries
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080416/HGSLOGO )
"We are very pleased to receive this second pur...
FDA Approves Label Change for Non-Invasive Fibroid Treatment
... Washington. For more information on the study please visit
To date, InSightec has reported 54 pregnancies, 22 deliveries
ongoing pregnancies with women who previously underwent the ExAblate
About ExAblate(R) 2000
ExAblate is the first sys...
Baxa Features Rapid-Fill(TM) Colored Labels, PACT(TM) Products, Exacta-Mix(TM) 2400 Compounders and Abacus(TM) Software at the ASHP Mid-Year Clinical Meeting
...der and Abacus(TM) TPN Calculation Software. Market-leading Exacta-Mix Compounders are the only system that automates both macro and micro ingredient deliveries
for parenteral solution compounding. Abacus is used for total parenteral nutrition (TPN) order entry and calculation. Designed by health-system phar...
Cutting the cord to determine babies' health risk from toxic exposure
...nd the resources of the large teaching hospital at Hopkins to recruit study subjects. Among the participants were many doctors and nurses to help with deliveries
and obtain cord blood samples along with graduate students who were on call and had to rush out in the middle of the night to collect samples, transfe...
NicOx Signs Agreement With DSM for the Commercial Manufacture of Naproxcinod Drug Substance
...to secure commercial supplies of an
appropriate scale to support the successful launch of naproxcinod. As per the
agreement, NicOx envisages the first deliveries
of significant quantities of
commercial material being made from the fourth quarter of 2009 onwards.
Following this agreement with DSM and the importa...
Bavarian Nordic A/S - Interim Report for the Period 1 January to 30 June 2008
...ce application (BLA) with
the FDA. Subsequently, the clinical activities to support Phase III studies
are still expected to start in 2009.
The first deliveries
of vaccines are expected in 2009. With a view to
optimising the use of resources at the manufacturing facility at Kvistgard,
Denmark, delivery of vacc...
Huifeng Bio-Pharmaceutical (HFGB) Reports over $5 Million in Gross Sales; Record Results for the First Half of 2008
...application and approval, including reconfiguring of production lines and successful consultant review; -- Boosting of Diosmin inventory ahead of deliveries
to Safic-Alcan anticipated to begin commencing in Q3 2008; -- Significant new supplier agreement, including recently announced contract with ...
SEKAB Agreement: More Verified Ethanol to Europe
...on to LDC Bioenergia, SEKAB have sustainability agreements
with four Brazilian ethanol producers - Cosan, Guarani, Novoamerica and
Alcoeste. The first deliveries
are on their way to Europe, and verified
sustainable E85 (for flexifuel cars) and ED95 (for heavy vehicles) will be
on sale in Sweden after the summer...
Agrenco Informs Sale of Biodiesel at ANP Auction
... the newly opened Alto
Araguaia Industrial Complex (Mato Grosso state) with deliveries
between July 1 and September 30, 2008. The acquiring federal body will be
responsible for take up of deliveries
of the biodiesel at the Alto Araguaia
Industrial Complex. Total revenues fr...
Deliveries in Biological Definition
... function or fitness landscape . A high f(s) implies that s is a good solution. In the case of the delivery truck, f(s) could be the number of deliveries
per hour on route s . The best, or at least a very good, solution is then found in the following way. Initially, a population of random solutions is ...