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2010-09-16 07:59:00

To view the B-Roll Video, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://cnw.pathfireondemand.com/viewpackage.action?packageid=387 MONTREAL, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ - In the latest issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a group of American and Canadian researchers report on the effectiveness of Diclectin(R) (the delayed-release formulation of doxylamine and vitamin B6) for morning sickness. Morning sickness affects up to 80% of pregnant women, and many of...

2010-09-08 14:16:46

There are currently no reliably safe and effective treatments for morning sickness, according to Cochrane researchers who conducted a systematic review of the available evidence. There was very limited evidence for all pharmaceutical and alternative medicines tested. Morning sickness is the term used to describe vomiting and feelings of nausea in pregnant women. Symptoms can in fact occur at any time of the day and affect more than half of all women in the early stages of pregnancy. Due to...

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2009-06-11 10:40:00

Researchers in Israel have shown that the anti-nausea drug metoclopramide does no obvious harm to the fetus in pregnant women. This discovery may lead more doctors to prescribe the drug for those women suffering from morning sickness, The Associated Press reported. As of now, there are no approved drugs in the U.S. for morning sickness, which many women experience during the first three months of pregnancy "” even all day for some. Up to 80 percent of pregnant women have at least one...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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