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2013-02-11 15:03:59

In a study to be presented on February 14 between 1:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. PST, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting , in San Francisco, California, researchers will present data showing the effectiveness of preemptive treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum and severe morning sickness. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of morning sickness which effects one in 50 pregnant women. HG is marked by persistent nausea and vomiting, and can begin...

2013-01-30 10:27:42

Pregnancies complicated by hyperemesis gravidarum in the second trimester of pregnancy are at a much higher risk of associated placental dysfunction disorders such as placental abruption and small for gestational age babies (SGA), finds a new study published today (30 January) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Hyperemesis gravidarum occurs in 0.5-3% of pregnancies and is generally defined as severe illness or vomiting before 22 weeks gestation, usually...

2012-12-31 05:01:15

CyberAlert has named the first two not-for-profit organizations to receive 2013 media monitoring grants and extended the grant application deadline to 01/07/2013. Stratford, CT (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 CyberAlert today named the first two recipients of its 2013 public relations grants to not-for-profit organizations. The PR grants give recipients one year of free news and/or social media monitoring service. CyberAlert is now accepting applications for the 2013 PR Grants until January 7,...

2011-08-24 17:32:36

An extreme form of pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) takes a heavy toll on thousands of women each year and can lead to hospitalization and pregnancy termination. But new research suggests pregnant women are not the only victims. A joint study by UCLA and the University of Southern California has found that children whose mothers suffered from HG while carrying them were 3.6 times more likely to suffer from anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression...

2010-11-05 15:56:43

Pregnant women whose sisters had condition are 17 times more likely to have it Approximately 60,000 pregnant women are hospitalized each year due to hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), an extreme form of nausea and vomiting that endangers their lives and often forces them to reluctantly terminate their pregnancies. And for women with sisters, mothers and grandmothers on either side of the family who have experienced extreme morning sickness during pregnancy, the risk of HG may be heightened,...

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...

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2010-05-01 08:35:34

Norwegian researchers say that pregnant women are three times more likely to suffer from severe morning sickness if their mothers did. About 2 percent of women suffer from excessive nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, which can require hospital treatment. However, a study of 2.3 million births showed threefold higher numbers if mothers had moms that suffered the same condition. Experts said the results might help women better understand their risk. Hyperemesis is an excessive sickness that...

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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...


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