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2014-04-16 11:11:04

Data looked at nearly 800,000 pregnancies across the world Pregnant women with chronic hypertension (high blood pressure) are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death, which highlights a need for heightened surveillance, suggests a paper published on bmj.com today. Chronic hypertension complicates between 1-5% of pregnancies, and the problem may be increasing because of changes in the antenatal population. A...

2014-04-14 12:28:59

Two-time Super Bowl MVP Supports March of Dimes Charity Walk NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March of Dimes New York Division announced today that two-time Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning, will lead the organization's annual charity walk, on Sunday, April 27 in Manhattan. Manning, who serves as the NY Division's Celebrity Chairman, will join thousands of New Yorkers for the March for Babies event; a 3.5-mile walk starting at 65(th )St. and Columbus Ave. and ending at 26th St....

2014-04-10 12:27:39

Launches Research Campaign To End Premature Birth HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes unveiled a new exhibit commissioned to tell the story of its history and that of its founder - FDR - today at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, N.Y. Created to celebrate the March of Dimes 75(th) Anniversary in 2013, the exhibit includes an interactive touch screen that highlights FDR's personal struggles with polio,...

2014-04-08 23:32:51

Wilentz, a New Jersey based law firm, helps to raise awareness for the Middlesex County March for Babies. Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer attorney’s, Barbara Koonz, Counsel, and Hesser G. McBride Jr., Shareholder, have taken on the role of Middlesex County March for Babies® Co-Chairs to raise awareness and funding for babies who are born premature or with birth defects, and to give back to the Middlesex County community. Barbara, Hesser and the...

2014-04-07 00:22:12

Supermodel-Mom Niki Taylor to Join March for Babies Event at New York Stock Exchange WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 20(th) anniversary of Cigna's support of the March of Dimes work to give all babies a healthy start in life. The company is celebrating with a new slogan, 10 Fingers, 10 Toes and 20 Years, and by ringing The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange today. Supermodel and mother of four, Niki Taylor, will join March of Dimes...

2014-04-04 12:37:08

Ophthalmologists should be prepared for life-threatening reactions during retinopathy of prematurity screening, cautions a case report published in the Journal of AAPOS Eyedrops administered to infants as part of routine outpatient retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening can have life-threatening consequences. A case report published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) describes cardiopulmonary arrest in a...

2014-04-01 13:18:52

Extreme summer heat in Montreal may have an effect on early-term deliveries When temperatures reach 32°C or higher over a period of four to seven days, the risk of early-term delivery is 27% higher than on typical summer days, according to a study led by Nathalie Auger of the University of Montreal's Department of Social and Preventive Medicine. The study involved data from 300,000 births that took place in Montreal between 1981 to 2010 with summer temperatures recorded by Environment...

2014-03-28 23:25:14

“How To Prevent Birth Defects,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com uncovers detailed instructions on how to increase chances of having a healthy baby. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A birth defect is a problem, which happens while a baby is developing in the mother's body. Almost birth defects happen during the first three months of pregnancy. “How To Prevent Birth Defects,” a new report created by Jacob Dawson on the site HealthReviewCenter.com provides...

2014-03-18 00:21:34

Thalia helps March of Dimes raise awareness about preventable birth defects WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hispanic women have babies at a greater rate each year than any other racial or ethnic group in the United States, making this population the fastest growing group. And now, Spanish-speaking women and families can easily find much-needed information on how to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby online at nacersano.org. "I feel so...

2014-03-13 08:28:38

Conference Call Today, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. ET WARRINGTON, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013, as well as recent business updates. The Company will host a conference call today, March 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM ET. Conference call details are below. Key highlights...


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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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