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Stopping harmful oral bacteria in its path is goal for Case Western Reserve researcher

...eterm birth and fetal death. According to Han this research into the mechanisms of bacterial transport not only has potential to prevent preterm and stillborn births, it may have implications in preventing periodontal disease. Periodontal disease has been linked to such health problem as arthritis, diabetes ...

Research May Help Predict Preeclampsia

...ia.org, the Preeclampsia Foundation's Web site. While her story ended happily, some of the site's heart-wrenching narratives describe fetal deaths and stillborn babies, highlighting some of the harsh truths about this mysterious condition. Preeclampsia is a disorder typically occurring after 20 weeks of ge...

No link between antidepressants and birth defects

...c disorder and treated with antidepressants for at least 30 days before pregnancy. Also included in the registry were women who delivered liveborn and stillborn children, while birth defects were considered anything from facial malformations to heart anomalies. The duration of antidepressant use in the fir...

Gene May Be Key to Pregnancy Complication

...essure and other symptoms of preeclampsia, the researchers found. The mice also delivered their pups earlier than normal, with a high incidence of stillborn offspring. Once the pups were delivered, the mother's health return to normal, the researchers found. However, when the mice were given supplemen...

Extra Pounds During and Between Pregnancies Can Pose Problems

...by 20 percent to 40 percent. Women who increased their BMI more than three points between pregnancies had a 63 percent increased risk of delivering a stillborn baby. The increases in the risks of complications held true even if the BMI changes didn't place a woman into the overweight or obese category, th...

Tragedies Point to Need for Pregnancy Centers, Care Net Says

...and assistance to people like them." On April 2, a girl gave birth in a bathroom and her baby drowned as she tried to flush the toilet. On March 30, a stillborn baby was delivered in an airplane bathroom and placed in a trash bin. Serving over 300,000 people every year, Care Net pregnancy centers offer fre...

Leukemia therapy with imatinib during pregnancy may cause infant abnormalities

...the infants were similar, including exomphalos (umbilical hernia), renal agenesis (undeveloped kidney), and hemivertebrae (underdeveloped spine). The stillborn child suffered from meningocoele (cerebral hernia). The study showed that a significant proportion of pregnancies exposed to imatinib result in a...

Researchers aim to prevent global prematurity and stillbirths

...ldwide each year. It is the leading cause of infant mortality in the United States with over 10,000 babies dying each year. Over 3 million babies are stillborn each year worldwide, and it is believed that many of these deaths are caused by the same factors that cause prematurity. The grant will be used to rev...

Researchers Aim to Prevent Global Prematurity and Stillbirths

...rldwide each year. It is the leading cause of infant mortality in the United States with over 10,000 babies dying each year. Over 3 million babies are stillborn each year worldwide, and it is believed that many of these deaths are caused by the same factors that cause prematurity. The grant will be used to rev...

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

...nt in the general population. Not only are they more likely to be born prematurely and underweight, but there is also a greater risk that they will be stillborn or with a disability. Rules governing IVF mean that women under 40 in Britain can have two embryos implanted, while those over 40 are allowed three...
Stillborn in Medical Technology

Alba Therapeutics Presents New Data for Larazotide Acetate at the 2008 American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting

...he small intestine and can lead to total villous atrophy in CD. This results in varying symptoms such as fatigue, skin rash, anemia, fertility issues, stillborn births, joint pain, weight loss, pale sores inside the mouth, tooth discoloration or loss of enamel, depression, chronic diarrhea or constipation, and...

Leukemia Therapy With Imatinib During Pregnancy May Cause Infant Abnormalities

... the infants were similar, including exomphalos (umbilical hernia), renal agenesis (undeveloped kidney), and hemivertebrae (underdeveloped spine). The stillborn child suffered from meningocoele (cerebral hernia). The study showed that a significant proportion of pregnancies exposed to imatinib result in a ...
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Prune belly syndrome

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A new gene trigger for pregnancy disorder identified

...with decreased oxygen levels. In addition, the animals delivered a day or so earlier than normal pregnant mice and there was a greater incidence of stillborn pups. However, once the pups were delivered, the health of the mother returned to normal. The loss of 2-ME likely sets in motion a cascade of event...

Fewer babies born after Caesarean delivery

... of Bergen. 12 percent lower The results show that if the child was stillborn or died in the first year of life, the number of subsequent pregnancies was...en who gave birth vaginally. For the sub-group who had a child who was stillborn or died in the first year: probability of having child number two was the s...

A revolution in the monitoring of unborn babies

...elieve the device has the potential to benefit 70,000 at risk babies a year in the UK alone. Statistics show that as many as 10 babies a day are stillborn in the UK and 10 per cent of all pregnancies each year are high risk. The monitor lets doctors read signals produced naturally by the unborn baby’s he...

Seal rookeries could provide a reliable food source for endangered California condors, study finds

... of about 130 captive-bred birds in wild areas of California, northern Mexico and near the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Newly released condors are fed stillborn calves donated by local cattle ranchers. Eventually, the birds supplement their diet with carcasses of deer, boar and other terrestrial wildlife they ...
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Gene-engineered flies are pest solution

...be the creation of the flies that, when released into a wild population, could out-compete the normal male flies and cause a generation of pests to be stillborn protecting important crops. Ernst A. Wimmer from the Georg-August-University in Gttingen, Germany, led an international team of researchers who de...
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