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2013-02-26 11:34:14

Up to 10% of all women experience some form of elevated blood pressure during pregnancy. Researchers from the Centre for Social Evolution at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen show that mild maternal hypertension early in pregnancy actually benefits the fetus, but that late-pregnancy hypertension has negative health consequences for the child. The study is based on more than 750,000 births in Denmark, with follow-up data on children's hospital diagnoses for up to 27 years....

2013-02-16 23:01:52

Diet Doc announced new hCG shots, the preferred mode of administering prescription hCG when compared with hCG drops; an oral delivery method. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 The leading provider of medical weight loss solutions and customized nutrition plans for more than a decade, Diet Doc has determined that prescription hCG shots may be a lot more effective than prescription hCG drops in suppressing appetite, thereby helping patients follow their low calorie and effective hCG...

2013-02-13 17:52:26

An international team of tropical medicine researchers have discovered a potential method for preventing low birth weight in babies born to pregnant women who are exposed to malaria. Low birth weight is the leading cause of infant death globally. The findings of Malaria Impairs Placental Vascular Development, published today online ahead of print in Cell Host & Microbe, showed that the protein C5a and its receptor, C5aR, seem to control the blood vessel development in the mother's...

2013-02-11 23:04:22

Diet Doc announced their pharmaceutical grade hCG diet drops that are available nationwide via the Telehealth system. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Diet Doc has now launched 99.99% pure prescription-only hCG diet drops that are proven to be extremely effective in helping dieters lose weight quickly and safely without any adverse health effects. As the provider of the only modern-day hCG diet plan in the nation, Diet Doc has successfully harnessed the immense weight loss potential of...

2013-02-01 13:30:24

Malaria in pregnancy causes a range of adverse effects, including abortions, stillbirths, premature delivery and low infant birth weight. Many of these effects are thought to derive from a placental inflammatory response resulting from interaction of infected red blood cells with the placental tissue. In a study published in the latest issue of the journal PLOS Pathogen, a researchers' team led by Carlos Penha-Gonçalves at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC),...

2012-10-10 04:01:54

Top Celebrities and a Royal Princess are Obsessed with Stem Cell Beauty Innovations Skin Care Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Stem Cell Beauty Innovations / SCBI LLC http://www.scbinet.com produces an all natural stem cell gold serum from sheep placenta that has the attention of top celebrities including Simon Cowell according to the Daily Mirror and a royal princess. The stem cell gold facial represents the latest in skincare to heal and de-age the skin. SCBI products are used...

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