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Human Heart Develops Slower Than Other Mammals
2013-02-22 19:32:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The walls of the human heart develop slower than other mammals, according to a new study published in Journal of the Royal Society Interface Focus. Researchers developed the first comprehensive model of human heart development using observations of living fetal hearts. Human hearts have walls that are a disorganized jumble of tissue until late in pregnancy, despite having the shape of a fully functioning heart. During the...

2013-01-26 23:01:42

Personal Injury Law Firm Offers No Win - No Fee Promise For Clients Injured from the anti-depressant drug Effexor, which allegedly has been linked to increased depression and severe birth defects. (PRWEB) January 26, 2013 The Personal Injury Lawyers at d'Oliveira & Associates are currently seeking clients who experienced a worsening of depression symptoms, miscarriages, or birth defects while taking the anti-depressant drug Effexor. The firm is working with some of the leading Effexor...

2013-01-03 13:26:41

Researchers at Imperial and Warwick find molecules that appear to function abnormally in women who have suffered repeated miscarriages. Scientists have identified molecular signals that control whether embryos are accepted by the womb, and that appear to function abnormally in women who have suffered repeated miscarriages. The research, carried out at Imperial College London and the University of Warwick, suggests these signals could be targets for drugs that would help prevent...

2012-09-28 12:49:43

Single, non-invasive test can rule out a viable pregnancy Research: Accuracy of single progesterone test to predict early pregnancy outcome in women with pain or bleeding: meta-analysis of cohort studies Measuring progesterone levels in women with pain or bleeding during early pregnancy is a useful way to help discriminate between a viable and a non-viable pregnancy, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The results suggest that a low level of progesterone in these women can rule...

2012-08-30 10:33:04

One of the largest studies to look at the effect of induced abortions on a subsequent first birth has found that women who have had three or more abortions have a higher risk of some adverse birth outcomes, such as delivering a baby prematurely and with a low birth weight. The research, which is published online in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction today (Thursday), found that among 300,858 Finnish mothers, 31,083 (10.3%) had had one induced abortion between...

Pregnant Women Continue To Drink Alcohol Despite The Risks
2012-07-20 13:30:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It has long been known that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can hinder fetal brain development, and now a government health survey has found that one in 13 women (7.6 percent) drink when they are carrying and some even go on binges, further risking the development of their unborn child. The survey found that older, more sophisticated US women are much more likely to tip up that glass of wine while pregnant than their younger,...

2012-07-04 22:51:55

A study led by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers has demonstrated that women who have a specific type of antibody that interferes with blood vessel function are at risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes and that other antibodies in the same family thought to cause pregnancy complications do not put women at risk. The researchers say that many doctors may be unnecessarily treating some pregnant women who have antiphospholipid antibodies (aPLs) with anticoagulants, such as expensive...

2012-07-04 01:45:55

Women who drink five or more cups of coffee a day severely reduce their chance of success from IVF treatment. Indeed, Danish investigators who followed up almost 4000 IVF and ICSI patients described the adverse impact as "comparable to the detrimental effect of smoking". The study was presented today at the annual meeting of ESHRE by Dr Ulrik Schiøler Kesmodel from the Fertility Clinic of Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. Results showed that the consumption of five or...


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