Childbirth

Mathematical model to show how to prevent fistulas in women during childbirth

4 days ago   |   News Medical

It is better to invest in measures that make it easier for women to visit a doctor during pregnancy than measures to repair birth injuries.
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The Things My Mother Didn't Tell Me

9 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

My mom was never one for giving stellar advice. I could probably count on one hand the times she evoked her wisdom. One time I asked her what childbirth was like, to which she...
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Antibiotic use during childbirth influences pediatric obesity risk

17 days ago   |   Healio

Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis during labor and delivery is associated with a 0.56-unit increase in BMI z scores among infants aged 1 year, according to study data. “Two...
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Emma Donoghue and the battles of 1918 - influenza and childbirth

23 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The Irish writer's latest novel is set in a Dublin maternity ward in 1918.
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What You Need To Know About Postpartum Sciatica

1 month ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the entire body, starting in the lower back and running through many locations throughout the lower body. The hips, legs, buttocks and...
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Childbirth Delivery Methods and Types

1 month ago   |   MedicineNet

Title: Childbirth Delivery Methods and Types Category: Diseases and Conditions Created: 8/26/2013 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/18/2020 12:00:00 AM
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Black Newborns Are 3x More Likely To Die When Cared For By A White Doctor

1 month ago   |   Scary Mommy

A new study about the mortality rate of Black newborns presents some startling statistics due to racism in healthcare Black newborn babies are three times more likely to die...
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Opioids Overprescribed After Childbirth: Study

Opioids Overprescribed After Childbirth: Study

1 month ago   |   Medindia Health

Excessive prescription of opioids after child birth can harm families and communities, increase opioid availability.
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Women often prescribed excessive opioids after childbirth, research reveals

1 month ago   |   News Medical

Excessive opioid prescriptions following childbirth may lead to higher rates of addiction within communities, according to a new report in The Journal of the American...
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Top 3 Wellness Tips For Women To Feel Happy And Healthy

1 month ago   |   HealthWorks Collective

Daily, the female body goes through a lot, what with hormonal shifts depending on what time of the month it is, pregnancy and childbirth, and eventually menopausal changes. The...
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Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

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New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

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Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid...

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes

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US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

Guidelines for testing asymptomatic people have been updated by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These guidelines further reinforce the need to test even the... Read more ...

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

Women with advanced, hormone receptor -positive cervical cancer lived more than twice as long without disease progression if they received the CDK inhibitor palbociclib in... Read more ...

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Mourners gathered within hours of hearing about Ginsburg's passing As the heartbreaking news spread about the death of woman's rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg , crowds... Read more ...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk Screening

Background and Purpose: Falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among US older adults and result in considerable medical and social consequences. Community-based... Read more ...