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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...

2011-07-09 00:00:29

There are many myths, fallacies and old wives tales surrounding the miracle of birth. The website at YourPregnancyFriend.com provides information on a wide variety of topics associated with pregnancy and helps women make informed decisions based on accurate information. (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 A mother herself, Zarifah is well aware of the many stories, fears and misinformation to which pregnant women are exposed. It's especially difficult for those experiencing their first pregnancy to...

2011-07-05 20:04:59

The research, presented at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, also showed that rates of preclinical abortion (defined as a miscarriage so early in the pregnancy that there is no clinical or ultrasound evidence of the pregnancy), miscarriage and overall pregnancy loss during the first trimester remained more or less constant until the age of 34, but increased steadily from the age of 35 onwards. Dr Dominic Stoop, a senior clinical fellow and...

2011-07-05 20:03:50

Finding could help develop personalized fertility treatment The researchers say that this is the first time the effect of maternal height on multiple implantation has been shown. "In natural dizygotic twinning it is not possible to distinguish between multiple ovulation and implantation," said Dr. Lambers "whereas by studying pregnancies in mothers who have undergone DET we know exactly how many embryos were transferred and can therefore draw firm conclusions about the factors that influence...

2011-07-05 19:49:54

Dr. Stef Kaandorp, from the Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, said that his group's research was the first to look at time to natural conception in women with RM, and that its results would help health professionals to advise and treat patients appropriately. In a subset of the ALIFE study, which investigated the effect of aspirin alone or combined with low-molecular-weight heparin, compared to placebo, on the live birth rate in women with...

2011-05-31 06:43:54

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Caffeine reduces muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes that carry eggs from a woman's ovaries to her womb, according to a new study. "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," Professor Sean Ward from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, was quoted as saying. Human eggs are microscopically small, but need to travel to a...

2011-05-26 13:42:29

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 Professor Sean Ward from the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, USA. Ward's study is published today in the British Journal of Pharmacology. Human eggs are microscopically small, but need to...

2011-05-26 06:50:34

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study suggests adding just a few more weeks to a woman's pregnancy can cut a baby's risk of death in half even if the pregnancy has reached "term." Researchers say these results show that continuing a pregnancy to at least 39 weeks is vital for a newborn's health. A team of investigators from the March of Dimes, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration found the overall risk of death more than doubles for infants born at 37 weeks of...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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