maternal age

Pregnancy-related cancers up by 70 percent


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) There has been a 70 percent increase in cancers diagnosed during or soon after pregnancy, based on a study of 1.3 million births between 1994 and ... Read more...

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Women fearing childbirth have longer labour


June 27th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 27 (IANS) Women who fear childbirth tend to have longer labour than women who have no such fear, suggests a new research. Researchers found that average labour duration ... Read more...

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‘Half of all child deaths in India due to pre-term births’


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Nearly half of all child deaths in India are caused by pre-term births, the highest amongst its neighbours, a report by 'Save the Children' revealed ... Read more...

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One out of 30 babies born in US is a twin


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Women conceiving at older ages, thanks to the availability of fertility treatments, has spurred the birth of twins.In 2009, one in every 30 babies born in ... Read more...

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Alcohol-free antibacterial mouth-rinse cuts incidence of preterm birth


February 12th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has found that use of non-alcohol antibacterial mouth-rinse containing cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) decreases the incidence of preterm birth (PTB)."Preterm birth is the major cause of ... Read more...

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New model to predict accurate outcomes for IVF created


January 5th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): UK researchers have suggested that couple-and treatment-specific factors can be used to provide infertile couples with an accurate assessment of the likelihood of having a successful outcome following ... Read more...

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Fertility treatment doesn’t up cancer risk, says IVF study


December 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Fertility treatment which includes in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not up a woman's risk of cancer despite the hormones used.Some previous studies had suggested that fertility drugs might be ... Read more...

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IVF ‘does not increase risk of cancer’


December 4th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study from the University of Lund in Sweden has shown that fertility treatment such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) does not increase a woman's risk of cancer ... Read more...

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Worms offer clues to declining fertility with age in women


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): New ways that may help maintain fertility in women who want to delay bearing a child may not be too far, as Princeton scientists have discovered genes responsible ... Read more...

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Worms provide clues to declining fertility with age in women


October 15th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study from Princeton University has revealed why fertility declines at a rate that far exceeds the onset of other aging signs in women.The researchers suggest that ... Read more...

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What makes your biological clock tick?


September 9th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): University of Pennsylvania biologists may have solved the mystery behind the continuously ticking human biological clock.Richard Schultz and Michael Lampson showed that this basic fact of reproductive life ... Read more...

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Kids of older women ‘vulnerable to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure’


July 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study has revealed the damaging effects of maternal binge drinking during pregnancy are greater among children born to older drinking mothers.The presence and severity of ... Read more...

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Older mothers more prone to have children with autism


February 9th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has concluded that older mothers are more prone to give birth to children with autism. This study analyzed over 5 million births, and ... Read more...

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Older Mothers More Prone To Deliver Child Affected By Autism


February 9th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The neural disorder, autism, has been affecting several babies these days and researchers in different places have conducted multiple studies to save children from this ... Read more...

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Childhood cancer ‘increases with advancing maternal age’


July 15th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Baby born to an older mother may have a slightly increased risk for many of the cancers that occur during childhood, according to a new study from the ... Read more...

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Babies of older mums have higher cancer risk


July 15th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) A baby born to an older mother may have a slightly higher risk for many of the cancers that occur during childhood, according to a new study. "Our ... Read more...

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Do mothers overfeed their babies?


May 11th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Could a mother's love lie at the root of the obesity epidemic that rages in many parts of the world? A new study says mothers who miss signs ... Read more...

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First-time mums at higher psychosis risk in month following childbirth


February 10th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): First-time mothers are at the greatest risk of developing psychosis in the month following the birth of their child even if they have never been treated in ... Read more...

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Danish national screening strategy halves Downs syndrome incidences in babies


November 28th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, November 28 (ANI): A national screening strategy formulated in Denmark has halved the number of children born with Downs syndrome, according to a new study.The new finding may provide some ... Read more...

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Bipolar disorder more likely in children of older fathers


September 2nd, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Bipolar disorder is likely to be more common among children of older fathers, according to a study.The condition is a common, severe mood disorder involving episodes of mania ... Read more...

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Kids of older dads at higher bipolar risk


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Children born to older fathers are more likely to develop bipolar disorder, common condition sometimes known as manic depression, according to a report in the September issue ... Read more...

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Frozen embryos make for healthier babies


July 9th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Infants born from frozen embryos are likely to weigh more at birth as well as do better than those born from fresh transfers, says a study.Freezing ... Read more...

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Pregnancy can up quadruple heart attack risk


July 8th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Pregnant women are four times more likely to suffer a heart attack, according to a new study.Though acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is rare in women of ... Read more...

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Pregnancy rates may decrease, miscarriages increase when fathers are over 35


July 7th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A French scientist claims that she has, for the first time, found a strong paternal effect on reproductive outcomes in a study.Dr. Stephanie Belloc of the ... Read more...

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Delaying childbirth linked to increasing caesarean section rates


July 1st, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new study has warned that delaying childbirth might be linked to increasing rates of caesarean section.Previous epidemiological studies have reported a trend of increased rates ... Read more...

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Mums with high normal blood sugar pass on birth problem risk to babies


May 8th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that pregnant women with high normal blood sugar levels are more likely than women with lower blood sugar levels to give birth ... Read more...

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One-third of US parents have low-level knowledge of child development


May 5th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Rochester have found that almost one-third of U.S. parents have a surprisingly low-level knowledge of typical infant development and unrealistic expectations for ... Read more...

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Now, a treatment that may double IVF pregnancy rates


April 17th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Adelaide have come up with a new formula that may help increase the chances of conception amongst couples undergoing fertility treatment by ... Read more...

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Elective caesareans raise babies breathing problems risk fourfold


December 12th, 2007 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 12 (ANI): A study has revealed that babies delivered by elective caesarean section around term face up to four times the risk of breathing problems as compared with babies delivered ... Read more...

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