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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...

2014-07-03 23:08:42

Long Island IVF, along with the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, will host a fertility awareness fundraising event, "Dancing for the Family," on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Dance With Me Long Island Studios in Glen Head, New York. Attendees will have the chance to win the door prize of an IVF cycle donated by Long Island IVF. Melville, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Long Island IVF is pleased to announce that its first fertility awareness fundraising event, “Dancing...

2014-07-03 08:23:32

ALKMAAR, The Netherlands, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday July 1st 2014, the new Danzza (http://www.danzza.nl) website went live internationally. After months of development we have introduced a unique website for people who are searching for an ovum donor, sperm donor or surrogate mother. You can create a personal profile and then use the available search engine for searches with criteria including hair and eye colour, background, etc. For many, the often...

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...

2014-07-02 23:03:09

The doctors at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey are not the only members of the practice known to do great things for others. RMANJ’s Fun and Philanthropic Committee has put together several drives for all of their employees to participate, enabling them to give back to their local communities. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 NJ Top Docs Approved Practice, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ) Helps the Community by Giving Back The doctors at...

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....

2014-07-01 11:13:49

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology But few would consider it appropriate for them While the majority of younger women are aware of egg freezing as a technique of fertility preservation and consider it an acceptable means of reproductive planning, only one in five would consider it appropriate for them, according to the results of an internet survey performed in the UK and Denmark. The questionnaire, which was accessible online, was completed anonymously by 973...

2014-07-01 10:14:37

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: Elevated blood lead levels appear to be associated with teacher-reported behavioral problems in a study of preschool children in China. Author: Jianghong Liu, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues. Background: Lead toxicity can lower a child's IQ. Blood lead concentrations greater than 10 μg/dL also have been linked to behavior problems in children. Still, the effect of lead on children's behavior is less understood than its...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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