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2014-05-21 23:05:40

Researchers continue to link environmental toxin exposure to infertility. Fairhaven Health’s line of natural fertility supplements may help to reverse the harmful effects of environmental toxin exposure, and improves overall reproductive health. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Environmental toxins have a bad reputation when it comes to fertility and trying to conceive. Chemicals and air pollution adversely affect human health, and researchers continue to link exposure to...

2014-05-21 23:03:37

Circle Surrogacy, one of the nation’s oldest and largest surrogate parenting agencies, is proud to introduce surrogacy financing options of up to $100,000 for U.S. intended parents. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Circle Surrogacy, one of the nation’s premier surrogate parenting agencies, is proud to announce new surrogacy financing options for U.S. intended parents. The agency is partnering with American Healthcare Lending (AHL), which offers simple interest installment loans in...

Pregnant Women Experience Strong Emotional Reactions To Music, As Evidenced By Their Blood Pressure
2014-05-21 12:52:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many people experience strong emotional reactions to music. A team of German researchers adds weight to that knowledge with a new study finding that pregnant women experience stronger emotional reactions to music than their non-pregnant counterparts. In the study, published in the journal Psychophysiology, researchers played brief music sequences of 10 or 30 seconds to female volunteers. Next, they transformed the passages and played...

2014-05-21 10:25:19

PLOS The risk of experiencing an oxygen deficit at birth (birth asphyxia) increases for babies born to women who are overweight or obese, according to a study by Swedish and US researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. These findings are important given the high prevalence of overweight and obesity worldwide, and suggest that preventing women of reproductive age from becoming overweight or obese is important to the health of their children. The authors, led by Dr. Martina...

2014-05-20 10:06:20

American Thoracic Society Maternal intake of dietary methyl donors during the first trimester of pregnancy modulates the risk of developing childhood asthma at age 7, according to a new study presented at the 2014 American Thoracic Society International Conference. "Evidence on the effects of dietary methyl donor intake on childhood asthma has been mixed," said lead author Michelle Trivedi, MD, Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Pulmonology at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children in...

2014-05-18 12:20:16

Assessment of sperm quality suggests no association with congenital anomalies ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Birth defects do not appear to be associated with the father's semen quality, according to a new study at the 109(th )Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). The study, conducted by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, Stanford University and the Texas Department of State Health Services, will be presented to reporters...

2014-05-17 23:03:12

Mirena Lawsuit Plaintiffs Seek Compensatory and Punitive Damages for Uterine Perforations, Ectopic Pregnancy, and Other Personal Injuries Caused by the IUD, the Oliver Law Group Reports Chicago IL (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 More than 1,800 Mirena IUD lawsuits have been filed against Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals on behalf of women who allegedly suffered uterine perforations, ectopic pregnancy and other personal injuries due to the IUD, The Oliver Law Group reports. According to a Stockholder...

2014-05-16 23:02:13

Egg freezing is the first major advancement in medicine since the birth control pill that has empowered women to take control of their own reproductive health. Join the medical team at Shady Grove Fertility for a live online seminar on egg freezing options. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 On Tuesday, May 20th, Shady Grove Fertility, the nation’s leader in fertility medicine will host a free online seminar about egg freezing also known as fertility preservation. During the program...

2014-05-15 23:02:47

ACLU of Pennsylvania asks Attorney General Kathleen Kane to take steps to eliminate the use of illegal restraints on pregnant inmates in violation of the Healthy Birth for Incarcerated Women Act. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania sent Attorney General Kathleen Kane a letter today asking her to take steps to eliminate the use of illegal restraints on pregnant inmates in violation of the Healthy Birth for Incarcerated Women Act. A...

2014-05-15 12:37:37

OAKLAND, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On a February morning in 2013, Tisha Arroyo breathed her first sigh of relief in six months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO She was 24 weeks pregnant, and though the relief of making it past the six-month milestone wouldn't curb her anxiety about the remaining three months of pregnancy, just coming this far was a victory. Three years earlier, Tisha had given birth to her first baby at just 24 weeks and two days, an...


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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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.