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Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

6 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new paper published in the preprint server medRxiv* in August 2020 reports the design and preliminary findings of an ongoing study on pregnant mothers and their children born...
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Pregnant Women With COVID-19 May Experience Premature Births, CDC Says

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

The study also notes that symptomatic pregnant women are more likely to experience preterm delivery than those without symptoms Due to the fact that COVID-19 was only...
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Pregnant women with coronavirus may experience premature births, CDC says

2 days ago   |   NBC News   |   6 articles

New research suggests pregnant women with COVID-19 may be at a greater risk of preterm deliveries and even stillbirths.
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15 Maternity Workout Shorts to Support Your Growing Bump While You Exercise

15 Maternity Workout Shorts to Support Your Growing Bump While You Exercise

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

Reverse lunges, yoga poses, family walks, and other light- to medium-impact exercises are great to do during pregnancy. But finding the right activewear while carrying around a...
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Coronavirus May Increase Premature Births, Studies Suggest

3 days ago   |   NY Times

New studies provide more evidence that pregnant women may get severe Covid-19 symptoms and have an increased risk of pregnancy loss.
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Ashley Tisdale is pregnant with her 1st child - see the baby bump photo

3 days ago   |   NBC News

On her Instagram story, she joked that her husband, Christopher French, is "the hottest baby daddy."
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Black women turn to midwives to avoid COVID and ‘feel cared for'

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

From the moment she learned she was pregnant late last year, TaNefer Camara knew she didn't want to have her baby in a hospital bed.
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Too Much Weight Gain During Pregnancy May Raise Allergy Risk in Babies

3 days ago   |   NY Times

When a pregnant woman gained more than 33 pounds, the risk of childhood asthma or a food or drug allergy in offspring increased.
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Glycine, a Dispensable Amino Acid, Is Conditionally Indispensable in Late Stages of Human Pregnancy

3 days ago   |   Nutrition

ABSTRACTBackgroundRecently, we showed that there are higher protein, lysine, and phenylalanine requirements in late stages of pregnancy compared with early stages. Animal...
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Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women

3 days ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

While earlier studies have shown the significance of serological testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in pregnant women, their partners have largely been...
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Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

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Certain Cancer Treatments Up COVID-19 Death Risk

Certain Cancer Treatments Up COVID-19 Death Risk

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Unprecedented numbers of patients have been placed on mechanical ventilators during the COVID-19 pandemic. Being connected to a ventilator can take a massive toll on the body... Read more ...

New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

A new drug, 4-Phenylbutiric acid that could prevent or mitigate the consequences derived from infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 has been discovered. Read more ...

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 ...