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2014-07-10 23:09:56

Boston IVF Center Recognized for Experience in Reproductive Endocrinology Nursing Reading, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Fertility Centers of New England is proud to announce that they have recently received the Nursing Center of Excellence Award. Issued by the Nurses’ Professional Group, this distinction indicates that over 50% of the registered nurses and/or nurse practitioners at Fertility Centers of New England are experienced in Reproductive Endocrinology Nursing, and have...

2014-07-10 23:04:54

A new brochure from Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI) tells pregnant women what foods to eat and what foods to avoid. EHHI previously published a brochure warning about toxic exposures to avoid. North Haven, CT (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Although obstetricians tell pregnant women not to drink alcohol and not to smoke during pregnancy, we are learning that there are many other chemicals, products, and foods that women should be watchful of during those critical nine months. EHHI...

2014-07-09 23:02:54

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market: Global Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/prenatal-fetal-neonatal-equipment-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market...

2014-07-08 09:47:18

The JAMA Network Journals Women who had prenatal and infant/toddler nurse visits at home were less likely to die than women who did not and children whose mothers were visited by nurses were less likely to have died by age 20 from preventable causes. Since 1990, the authors have been conducting a randomized clinical trial of a program of prenatal and infant/toddler home visits by nurses for very low-income, largely black mothers, having their first child. The study assigned 1,138...

2014-07-08 09:44:55

BMJ-British Medical Journal And 50 percent higher for very premature babies born after less than 27 weeks of pregnancy The advantage is particularly evident for very premature babies born after less than 27 weeks of pregnancy, where the figure rises to 50%, prompting the authors to conclude that new services for newborns should promote delivery of very preterm babies in high volume units. How best to organize critical care for newborns has been the focus of intense debate, with the...

Expectant Women Unhappy With Medical Checkups Often Turn To Internet For Pregnancy Advice
2014-07-08 07:01:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More people are turning to Internet sources for medical advice and information, and that includes pregnant women. A research team from Penn State found that pregnant women are unhappy with how often they turn to online sites with their medical questions. The study findings were published in a recent issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. "We found that first-time moms were upset that their first prenatal visit did not...

Babies Born To Healthy Mothers Are Similar In Size Worldwide
2014-07-07 03:35:52

University of Oxford Poor nutrition and health, not race or ethnicity, cause most of the current wide disparities in fetal growth and newborn size Babies' growth in the womb and their size at birth, especially their length, are strikingly similar the world over – when babies are born to healthy, well-educated and well-nourished mothers. That's the finding of a landmark international study, INTERGROWTH-21st, led by Oxford University researchers, which involved almost 60,000...

2014-07-02 23:12:15

New England Fertility, one of the oldest fertility centers in the New York City metropolitan area, is making IVF (in vitro fertilization) more accessible with the introduction of, what they believe to be, the most affordable IVF in the United States. The new plan, The IVF Discount and Financing Plan, offers a comprehensive IVF package, and with optional 12-month, zero percent, in-house financing. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 New England Fertility, one of the oldest fertility centers...

2014-07-01 16:29:31

ALBANY, New York, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Ultrasound Devices Market (By Product Type - Cart/Trolley Based Ultrasound Devices and Compact Ultrasound Devices, By Technology - 2-D, 3-D & 4-D, Doppler, HIFU and Lithotripsy and By Application - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cardiovascular, Abdominal and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the...

2014-07-01 11:23:09

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology Results from a large case-control study With an ever-ageing female patient population, egg donation is an increasingly common treatment in infertility. ESHRE's own annual reports on fertility treatments in Europe show a rise in egg donation cycles from 15,028 in 2007 to 24,517 in 2010 (to 4.05% of all treatments). This proportion is still some way behind the USA, where egg donation now accounts for around 12% of all treatments....


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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