Latest Preterm birth Stories

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...

2014-03-11 08:29:57

WARRINGTON, Pa., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, will report fourth quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, March 13, 2014 before the open of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a conference call and live audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. During the conference call, Discovery Labs' management will...

2014-03-10 12:24:51

Continuing with its social wellness campaign, "Camino al bienestar", the network joins forces with the March of Dimes® to support mom and baby health MIAMI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its annual CAMINO AL BIENESTAR campaign, developed to offer information and resources on a specific health topic each month, in March Discovery Familia will promote the importance of early prenatal health care for Hispanic women in the United States....

2014-03-06 12:27:05

Grantees Search for Genetic Links to Predict and Prevent Premature Birth WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five researchers seeking to understand the causes of premature birth with the goal of identifying women at risk of preterm labor and developing new treatments to prevent it have been awarded grant support from the March of Dimes. The researchers, from the United States and Canada, are seeking to understand what role genetic variations, infection, fetal lung...

Diet Rich In Vegetables, Fruit And Whole Grains Linked To Lower Risk Of Preterm Delivery
2014-03-05 09:21:15

BMJ-British Medical Journal Pregnant women who eat a "prudent" diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and who drink water have a significantly reduced risk of preterm delivery, suggests a study published on bmj.com today. A "traditional" dietary pattern of boiled potatoes, fish and cooked vegetables was also linked to a significantly lower risk. Although these findings cannot establish causality, they support dietary advice to pregnant women to eat a balanced diet including...

2014-03-04 00:22:46

Celebrity Mom will March to Improve Mom & Baby Health WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilary Duff, new mother to 22-month-old son Luca, is volunteering her time to help the March of Dimes raise funds to help give more babies a healthy start in life. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/65164-march-of-dimes-march-for-babies-2014/ http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/MM71291 "As a...

Latest Preterm birth Reference Libraries

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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