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2014-04-23 09:28:47

When several factors are accounted for, stillbirth may be associated with both severely restricted and excessive fetal growth, according to a study by US researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. Radek Bukowski and colleagues from the NICHD Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network investigated the fetal growth abnormalities associated with stillbirth using a new approach developed by the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network to estimate gestational age. Using this...

2014-04-22 23:12:08

The CARE Surrogacy Center in Mexico embraces the vision of providing high quality, fertility and surrogacy options to all individuals who desire to build a family. The Center announced today the first-of-its-kind pregnancy guarantee program for foreign intended parents. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 CARE Surrogacy Center, the global leader of affordable surrogacy programs in Mexico, announced today the industry’s first-of-its-kind pregnancy guarantee for foreign intended...

2014-04-22 08:33:34

MARIETTA, Ga., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent-protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Liventa Bioscience, Inc. ("Liventa"), Medline Industries, Inc. ("Medline") and Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc. ("MTF") for permanent injunctive relief and unspecified...

2014-04-21 12:27:05

Fertility Center Joins National Movement to Recognize Men, Women Struggling with Disease ORLANDO, Fla., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infertility is a disease affecting more than 7 million people across the U.S., according to the National Survey of Family Growth. That number represents 12 percent of women of childbearing age or one in eight couples. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76746 Vivere-Winter Park is proud to recognize the 25(th) Annual National Infertility Awareness...

2014-04-21 12:27:02

Fertility center celebrates National Infertility Awareness Week and hosts Fertility Tranquility Spa Day AUSTIN, Texas, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gone are the days when alternative medicine was considered to be "hip" or just a bunch of hocus-pocus. Today, more and more doctors are combining modern technology with holistic medicine to combat a variety of conditions from migraines to menstrual cramps. Just as alternative treatments such as acupuncture and massage have helped those...

2014-04-17 23:10:05

Once again, the Paul Larson OB/GYN Clinic earned top marks in Minnesota Community Measurement's annual Health Care Quality Report. The clinic stood out from other Minnesota health care providers for achieving above-average ratings on more than half of the reported clinical measurements and for being the only OB/GYN named as a high performer in patient satisfaction. Edina, MN (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Each year Minnesota Community Measurement (MNCM) issues their Health Care Quality...

2014-04-17 16:27:26

HOUSTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at Texas Children's Fetal Center proudly announce the birth of Baby Cabellotrejo, a boy born healthy at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women following a complex pregnancy that included open fetal surgery. Early in the pregnancy, doctors diagnosed baby boy Cabellotrejo with a very large lung mass, called congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation, or CCAM for short. Mom and baby were transferred from their hometown of Austin, to...

2014-04-16 23:16:24

In the United States one out of every three births is a cesarean section, a statistic that has risen dramatically since it was first measured in 1965. Doulas are recognized as an effective way to help mothers avoid births with interventions which can result in a surgical deliveries. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Praeclarus Press celebrates April as Cesarean Awareness Month, as promoted by the International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN). With the national average of c-sections...

2014-04-16 23:11:51

Pregnancy miracle reviews are hard to find, especially in-depth reviews that can be trusted. ReviewedToday.org has recently published a detailed review that exposes the ever popular pregnancy miracle book from Lisa Olson that claims to help women get pregnant naturally. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Lake Charles, LA: Pregnancy miracle, a revolutionary book that claims to help women get pregnant within 60 days, is getting increasingly popular among couples who are desperately looking to have...

2014-04-16 10:09:13

Higher maternal body mass index (BMI) before or in early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death, with women who are severely obese having the greatest risk of these outcomes from their pregnancy, according to a study in the April 16 issue of JAMA. Worldwide, approximately 2.7 million stillbirths occurred in 2008. In addition, an estimated 3.6 million neonatal deaths (death following live birth of an infant but before age 28 days) occur...


Latest Obstetrics Reference Libraries

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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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2011-02-22 18:09:06

The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...

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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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