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2012-08-31 23:02:41

HowManyWeeksPregnantAmICalulator.com announces the release of the new pregnancy calculator. Thanks to some of the latest technological advancements and equipment, women can easily determine how many weeks pregnant they are. It´s as simple as using this new pregnancy calculator. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 01, 2012 Knowing what stage of the pregnancy a woman is in is an essential part of carrying a child. It can help a woman plan for her own health as well as the health of her child....

2012-07-04 01:44:28

Cigarette smoke reduces the production of a Fallopian tube gene known as "BAD", which helps explain the link between smoking and ectopic pregnancy. The finding, from scientists led by Drs Andrew Horne and Colin Duncan at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh, UK, was described today at the annual meting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) in Istanbul. Ectopic pregnancy - when the embryo implants outside the uterus and in...

2012-05-03 15:02:48

New study shows the hormone adrenomedullin plays significant role in tubal ectopic pregnancies Tubal ectopic pregnancy (TEP) is currently the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths during the first trimester and a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) shows that the hormone adrenomedullin (ADM) may help predict this condition. TEP is a condition where the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian...

2011-11-14 11:11:35

Mid-pregnancy test predicts late-pregnancy complication; High blood pressure during pregnancy spells trouble later in life Highlights:     A test done mid-pregnancy accurately predicts which women will later develop preeclampsia, a late-pregnancy disorder characterized by high blood pressure and excess protein in the urine. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious -- even fatal -- complications for a pregnant woman and her baby.     Women with high...

2011-10-21 09:15:28

Violent deaths are outpacing traditional causes of maternal mortality, such as hemorrhage and preeclampsia, and conflicts with intimate partner are often a factor, researchers report. "We found that the mortality rate from homicide and suicide were more common than what we think of as traditional causes of maternal mortality," said Dr. Christie L. Palladino, an obstetrician-gynecologist and educational researcher at Georgia Health Sciences University. "It's not what you want to read, but...

2011-10-14 09:57:11

The current ultrasound test to diagnose miscarriage in early pregnancy is based on limited evidence, raising questions about its reliability, according to a new paper published by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London. The researchers say that there is an urgent need to conduct a large-scale study for us to be confident that diagnosis of miscarriage is correct in every case using the ultrasound measurements. When a miscarriage is suspected, the standard test is an ultrasound...

2011-09-28 11:42:56

This hypothesis had never been proven before in humans, and it has been demonstrated by University of Granada researchers. Spontaneous abortion is estimated to affect 15 percent of women, mainly in the first trimester of pregnancy. Scientists at the University of Granada have confirmed that a low plasma level of copper and zinc in pregnant women may be a factor associated with spontaneous abortion, a hypothesis that had not been confirmed to date, and which had never been proven in humans...

2011-08-30 11:37:52

ESC EURObservational Research Programme registry in Pregnancy and Heart Disease finds maternal Pre-existing heart disease in pregnancy remains a concern. Complications are frequent and in some cases may be life-threatening for both the mother and her child. In Europe maternal heart disease has now become the major cause of maternal death during pregnancy. As interim data from the ESC's special registry on pregnancy in cardiac disease suggests, the numbers of women at risk is not in...

2011-07-20 17:03:29

Caffeine reduces muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes that carry eggs from a woman's ovaries to her womb. "Our experiments were conducted in mice, but this finding goes a long way towards explaining why drinking caffeinated drinks can reduce a woman's chance of becoming pregnant," says Sean Ward, professor of physiology and cell biology, at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, who conducted the study. Ward's study was recently published in the British Journal of Pharmacology. Human...

2011-07-11 18:00:00

March of Dimes Urges Women to Quit Smoking to Save Babies WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To dispel any uncertainty about the serious harm caused by smoking to babies and pregnant women, the first-ever comprehensive systematic review of all studies over the past 50 years has established clearly that maternal smoking causes a range of serious birth defects including heart defects, missing/deformed limbs, clubfoot, gastrointestinal disorders, and facial...