Latest Perinatal mortality Stories
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"
ALBANY, New York, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal, Fetal and Neonatal Equipment Market
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.
Leading researchers and global health organizations today issued a call-to-action to advance a comprehensive research agenda to address the global burden of preterm birth, which has become the leading cause of newborn deaths worldwide.
The infant mortality rate in the US fell 12 percent from 2005 to 2011, with improvements reported in all major racial and ethnic groups, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report issued on Wednesday.
Reanalysis of the World Health Organization's Antenatal Care Trial (WHOACT) shows that there is an increased risk of fetal death at between 32 and 36 weeks for women who have a reduced antenatal care package.
In a molecular genetic evaluation involving 91 cases of intrauterine fetal death, mutations associated with susceptibility to long QT syndrome (LQTS; a heart disorder that increases the risk for an irregular heartbeat and other adverse events) were discovered in a small number of these cases, preliminary evidence that may provide insights into the mechanism of some intrauterine fetal deaths.
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