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2014-06-27 18:41:48

Stanford University Medical Center Women who are obese before they become pregnant face an increased risk of delivering a very premature baby, according to a new study of nearly 1 million California births. The findings from the Stanford University School of Medicine provide important clues as to what triggers extremely preterm births, specifically those that occur prior to 28 weeks of pregnancy. The study, published in the July issue of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, found...

Exhaust Fumes Derail Dinner For Hungry Moths
2014-06-27 03:34:54

Sandra Hines, University of Washington Car and truck exhaust fumes that foul the air for humans also cause problems for pollinators. In new research on how pollinators find flowers when background odors are strong, University of Washington and University of Arizona researchers have found that both natural plant odors and human sources of pollution can conceal the scent of sought-after flowers. When the calories from one feeding of a flower gets you only 15 minutes of flight, as is...

2014-06-27 08:25:58

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is at the forefront of innovative research and treatment programs centered on postpartum mental health issues CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people across the nation struggle to understand how a woman in New York City could strap a 10-month-old son to her chest and leap to her death from an eight-floor window, 350 researchers, childbirth professionals, social support providers, mental and public health providers,...

2014-06-27 08:25:31

AARHUS, Denmark, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisense FertiliTech, world leader in time-lapse technology for IVF will present a new tool to improve embryo evaluation in IVF. The KIDScore(TM) decision support tool is an exclusive feature of the EmbryoScope(TM) time-lapse system and is based on analysis of the largest database in the world of Known Implantation Data (KID). The KID database contains comprehensive information about embryo development profiles linked to pregnancy...

2014-06-25 20:22:10

Beverly Hills Physicians is helping women of all ages boost their confidence with leading edge vaginal procedures. LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beverly Hills Physicians is finding new ways to help women of all ages feel good about their physical sensations as well as their aesthetic appearance. Vaginal rejuvenation surgeries from BHP are helping women feel more confident and sexually revitalized! In addition, for aesthetic reasons as well as a number of health issues,...

2014-06-25 12:30:32

The low cost Sunshine Coast fertility treatment centre is successfully audited by Global Mark. SUNSHINE COAST, Queensland, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Affordable IVF has relocated and has passed the site visit accreditation that is necessary for any IVF clinic to operate, it was announced today. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121573 Affordable IVF is a separate stand-alone facility now co-located in Buderim, however; it is operating under the governance of...

2014-06-25 08:31:32

Building on the positive results from Phase 1, the public-private partnership outlines new strategy for Phase 2 expansion in Uganda and Zambia WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Saving Mothers, Giving Life (SMGL), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-led public-private partnership to accelerate the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality, announced plans to more than double its geographic presence in Uganda and Zambia, with an expanded...

2014-06-25 08:30:37

This first-of-its-kind program brings together the deepest expertise to protect prenatal brain development in children with congenital heart defects PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program. Building on growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus, this Program will systematically investigate innovative therapies...

2014-06-24 23:17:30

A new series of quizzes by Pregnancy-Quiz.net helps mothers-to-be to get emotionally prepared and stay on the healthy track. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Pregnancy-Quiz.net releases a new series of quizzes (http://www.pregnancy-quiz.net/) to help women test their pregnancy knowledge and take appropriate decisions for their unborn baby and themselves. The series was created by the web design and content development team at Pregnancy-Quiz.net, and the answers serve as a guide to a healthy...

2014-06-23 09:42:06

The Lancet Experts urge global leaders to recognize midwifery's 'vital potential' to save lives of women and infants worldwide Midwifery has a crucial part to play in saving the lives of millions of women and children who die during and around the time of pregnancy, according to a major new Series, published in The Lancet. The Series, produced by an international group of academics, clinicians, professional midwives, policymakers and advocates for women and children, is the most...


Latest Reproduction Reference Libraries

Stegodyphus lineatus
2014-04-07 14:12:35

Stegodyphus lineatus is the only European species belonging to the spider genus Stegodyphus. The males of this species are up to 12 millimeters long, while the females are up to 15 millimeters long. The coloration can range from whitish to almost black. In the majority of individuals, the opisthosoma is whitish with two broad black longitudinal stripes. The males and females look similar, but the male is usually richer in contrast and has a bulbous forehead. The species name is in...

Seed Saving
2013-05-18 07:22:11

Seed saving is the preserving of seeds from mature vegetables, herbs, and flowers used in subsequent years along with bulbs and tubers. Home gardeners have saved seeds for generations and the practice is now becoming common with organic farmers as well as permaculturists. Growers will clone plants so as not to produce seeds keeping the plant “true to type” to the parent plant. True to type refers to the characteristics of the parent plant such as large fruit/blooms. Plants...

Human Reproduction
2012-05-14 11:44:50

Human Reproduction is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that concentrates on original research, clinical case studies and opinions and debates on topical issues. The journal was broken into three distinct journals in 1995, with Human Reproduction Update and Molecular Human Reproduction. Human Reproduction Update is a bimonthly review journal and Molecular Human Reproduction is a monthly journal focusing on molecular aspects of reproductive biology. Human Reproduction covers all aspects...

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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.