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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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