Researchers aim to prevent global prematurity and stillbirths
SEATTLE: Feb. 18, 2008 Seattle Childrens Hospital Research Institute announced today that it has received a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study ways to prevent global prematurity and stillbirth. Prematurity claims the lives of over 1 million newborn babies worldwide...
Researchers Aim to Prevent Global Prematurity and Stillbirths
Seattle Children's receives $1 million Gates Foundation grant for
research and international summit
SEATTLE, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seattle Children's Hospital
Research Institute announced today that it has received a $1 million grant
from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to...
Rapid Syphilis Could Prevent Congenital Disease and Stillbirths in Haiti
Congenital syphilis is a major preventable public health problem in many developing countries, frequently causing stillbirths
or neonatal death and disabling children who survive. Often undiagnosed or untreated, syphilis is passed from mother to child -- even when mothers take part in prenatal pro...
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 infant mortality statistics, could account for 3.2 million or more additional deaths each year. //
Stillbirths are defined as delivery of a dead infant in the last 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease
...sufficient evidence" to correlate the herbicides with many other cancers, including esophageal, stomach, colorectal and pancreatic; with miscarriages, stillbirths
or low birth weight in the offspring of exposed veterans or with neurodegenerative diseases other than Parkinson's. However, the committee found "limi...
Global Health Leaders Gather to Address Urgent Crisis of Prematurity and Stillbirth
...ery year around the world, more than three million stillbirths
occur, and more than one million babies die becaus...tle Children's, works to eliminate prematurity and stillbirths
globally. The one million annual deaths from prema...erculosis. In addition, a staggering three million stillbirths
occur each year, yet this often-taboo topic is rar...
April 2009 Declared National Safe Handling Awareness Month
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(4) Peelen S, Roeleveld N, Heederik D, Krom...
Deadly in Pink: Philip Morris' New Look for Virginia Slims Cigarettes Shows Contempt for Women's Health
...and now kills more women than men. In addition, smoking and
exposure to secondhand smoke by pregnant women are a major cause of
spontaneous abortions, stillbirths
and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS),
and increase health and developmental problems of children born to these
women. Research also shows that wome...
When Babies Die, Obstetricians Suffer, Too
... July 21 (HealthDay News) -- The emotional toll of stillbirths
and infant deaths has led one in 10 obstetricians ...s.
About three-quarters of the respondents said stillbirths
and infant deaths had a profound effect due to fee...due to a perinatal death with no identified cause. stillbirths
are the second leading reason for lawsuits against...
New York Legislators Kill Bill for Grieving Mothers. Women's Rights Activist stands up for some women and not others.
...ers. Ironically the county
Weinstein represents has the highest number of stillbirths
in all of NY State.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., ...nstein (D- Brooklyn). Yet, Weinstein's own county has the highest number
in all of New York. In addition, one in 90 births results in
stillbirth in ...