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FDA Approves Morning Sickness Pill 30 Years After Being Deemed Unsafe
2013-04-10 11:23:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A drug pulled from pharmacies three decades ago following accusations that it was responsible for causing birth defects has now become the only US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved treatment for morning sickness, according to various media reports published Tuesday. The medication is known as Diclegis, and according to MedPageToday Staff Writer Nancy Walsh it is a combination of vitamin B6 and an antihistamine. More...

Morning Sickness Can Be Severe, Relatively Unknown
2013-02-26 21:12:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, made headlines recently when she was admitted to a UK hospital for extreme morning sickness associated with her pregnancy–a condition also known as hyperemesis gravidarum. Although Kate´s condition provided a wealth of material for headline and late-night comedy writers, hyperemesis is a very serious affliction, with many sufferers needing intravenous treatment to restore...

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...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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