months of pregnancy

Clue to early diagnosis of pregnancy-related disease


May 16th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 16 (IANS) Doctors will now be able to identify early on whether a mother will develop pre-eclampsia, the most common and severe pregnancy-related disease, a study says. "It ... Read more...

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Pregnant woman dies after government hospitals deny admission


January 14th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) The inhuman face of the state-run health services came to the fore once again in the city, as a pregnant woman died after she was allegedly ... Read more...

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Mums who drink early in pregnancy ‘more likely to have unruly kids’


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Teenagers whose mothers drank early in pregnancy are more likely to become unruly, aggressive and badly behaved, researchers claim.According to their study, the risk of anti-social behaviour rose ... Read more...

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Babies ‘can remember melodies they heard in the womb’


March 9th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Newborn babies are able to recognize the melodies they heard while they were inside the wombs of their mothers, according to a new study.Scientists played music to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US doctor charged with killing babies at his clinic


January 21st, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A US doctor has been charged with snapping the spinal cords of seven babies with a pair of scissors and performing illegal abortions for immigrants and the poor ... Read more...

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Dead Fetus Found in Manila in Airplane’s Bathroom


January 5th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to police in Manila, Philippines, a dead fetus was found in the restroom of an airplane when it landed at the capital of the country. This story ... Read more...

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De-stress, eat jaggery to ensure baby isn’t low birth weight


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A new survey has revealed a high incidence of low birth weight babies in urban India. So, if you are an expecting mom, here's how ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fish oil in pregnancy doesn’t boost baby’s brain power


October 20th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Taking fish oil during pregnancy does not reduce the chance of post-natal depression or boost brain development in babies, research has shown. Many women take supplements including ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chances of cancer begin even before conception


September 20th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A person's chances of developing cancer begins even before his or her conception. Medical experts have long linked cancer risk with their genes and lifestyles as adults.But Professor Rocardo ... Read more...

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Smoking, booze during pregnancy may raise child’s cancer risk


September 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Whether an expecting mother smokes, drinks or is overweight - all play a key role in determining the risk of her child developing cancer, says a new study.Professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is Wine Safe During Pregnancy?


August 27th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With conflicting reports being released over the years about the limitations of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, women all over the world have been wondering whether it ... Read more...

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Don’t eat for two, pregnant women advised


July 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) The traditional advice that expectant mothers should 'eat for two' is dangerous, says a report by a British government health watchdog. The watchdog, National Institute for Health and ... Read more...

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Rs.6.6 lakh corruption in scheme for Bihar moms


July 26th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) A woman, as everyone knows, usually gives birth to a baby after nine months of pregnancy, but in Bihar 298 women claim to have delivered two to five ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air pollution does not up risk of premature delivery


July 5th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Exposure to carbon monoxide and fine particles during pregnancy does not shoot up the risk of premature delivery or other complications, according to a new study. "There is strong ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Air pollution doesn’t increase risk of preterm delivery


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Exposure to carbon monoxide and fine particles in the air during pregnancy does not increase the risk of preterm delivery or preeclampsia, according to a new study.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cell phone masts ‘do not increase risk of childhood cancer’


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A new study has found no association between a mother living near to a mobile phone base station during her pregnancy and the risk of that child developing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Changing hairstyle frequently means you are under stress


May 14th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 14 (ANI): Do you keep changing your hairstyle at regular intervals? Well, then you're probably a little too stressed, according to a new study.Stylelist.com has said that women who ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pregnant elephant compelled to work for West Bengal’s Mandabari Forest Department


April 20th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), April 20 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a 16-month pregnant elephant is being forced to work by the Mandabari Forest Department in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district here in contravention ... Read more...

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Premature babies as good as others in use of hands


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Even premature babies are capable of recognising and distinguishing two objects of different shapes (a prism and a cylinder) with their right or left hands, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Exposure to insect repellent linked to penis defects


December 1st, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): Mums-to-be who are exposed to insect repellent in the earliest phase of pregnancy are likely to give birth to boys with hypospadias in penises, say researchers.This is where ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

13 months of pregnancy for Ghena


October 28th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Neha Marda aka Ghena of Balika Vadhu is eagerly waiting for her child's birth. The actress is fed up of being pregnant and now wants to get rid of the fake ... Read more...

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Pregnant mothers, quit smoking for kid’s future


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) Women who quit smoking during the initial months of pregnancy are likely to ensure long-term benefits for their unborn children, says a new study, underscoring the benefits of ... Read more...

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Lifestyle could be hurdle to fertility: study


July 6th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) Many people link obesity, smoking, drugs and stress with infertility problems, but lifestyles could also come in the way of conception for many couples. A University of Adelaide ... Read more...

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Prenatal exposure to Hong Kong flu leads to low IQ


April 16th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A pandemic of the disease called Hong Kong flu killed more than 700,000 people worldwide in the late sixties, with major outbreaks in Europe during the winter of ... Read more...

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Study links prenatal exposure to Hong Kong Flu to intelligence decline in adulthood


April 16th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has linked prenatal exposure to the Hong Kong Flu, which claimed more than 700,000 deaths worldwide in the late 1960s, to reduced intelligence in adulthood. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pregnant women with gum disease risk developing diabetes


April 6th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Dental researchers have got evidence that pregnant women with gum disease increasingly risk developing gestational diabetes (GD), marked by an inability to transport glucose - the main source ... Read more...

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Brush teeth to keep gestational diabetes at bay


April 5th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study by a New York University dental research team has discovered evidence that pregnant women with periodontal (gum) disease are more likely to develop gestational diabetes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Expectant mothers should be given monthly allowance: Planning Commission


January 15th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Planning Commission has suggested that expectant mothers in rural areas be provided Rs.1,000 during the last three months of pregnancy and six months after delivery to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Using cosmetics during pregnancy ”increase birth defect risk”


December 1st, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): Pregnant woman have been warned against the use of cosmetics, for they could lead to birth defects.The warning follows a study, which found that women exposed to ... Read more...

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Hairspray exposure raises birth defect risk


November 22nd, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Women who are exposed to hairspray during the early stages of pregnancy are more than twice as likely to give birth to a son with the genital ... Read more...

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Simple blood test could detect hypertension risk


November 4th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) A simple blood test could help detect the risk of preclampsia, or hypertension, during the first three months of pregnancy, a recent study has said. Women with ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with severe stress more likely to have schizophrenic kids


August 21st, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): A new study has found that pregnant women who endure the psychological stress of being in a war zone are more likely to give birth to a ... Read more...

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Binge drinking early in pregnancy ups infants risk of oral clefts


August 1st, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Pregnant women who binge drink early in their pregnancy increase the likelihood that their babies will be born with oral clefts, according to a new study by ... Read more...

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Sex battles religion in catholic Brazil


July 10th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Veronica Sardon Buenos Aires, July 10 (DPA) Brazil may be the largest Roman Catholic country in the world, but its image is marked by its beaches and Carnival much more than by ... Read more...

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Ugandan women shunning hospitals to give birth traditionally


July 3rd, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Henry Wasswa Kampala (Uganda), July 3 (DPA) Milly Nalwadda believed that when she checked into a hospital in Uganda instead of using a traditional birth attendant, she was doing the best thing ... Read more...

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