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‘Iodine deficiency leaves third of world population at risk’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Iodine deficiency leaves one third of the world's population exposed to adverse health conditions that can cause everything from mild learning difficulties to severe retardation, cretinism ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tiniest, largest foetuses at greater risk of stillbirth


June 28th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) The lightest and the heaviest foetuses are at much higher risk of being stillborn than those of average weight, new research has found. Stillbirth is traditionally ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

15 million babies born prematurely every year


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Fifteen million babies are born too soon every year and 1.1 million die shortly after birth, making premature birth the second leading cause of death in ... Read more...

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First swine flu death in Mumbai


April 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Swine flu claimed its first victim in Mumbai as a 23-year-old pregnant woman died in a hospital after she contracted the deadly H1N1 virus, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Woman achieves motherhood after 14 miscarriages


March 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A British woman who suffered the heartbreaking loss of 16 babies over more than a decade, has finally managed to give birth to a healthy girl.Maria ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rise in temperature can lead to stillbirths


December 16th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) Increase in temperature levels can affect pregnant women more than others, resulting in more stillbirths and shorter pregnancies, says an Australian study.Adrian Barnett, associate professor at ... Read more...

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Bereaved parents may not live for long


September 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) While it is commonly believed that people may die of a 'broken heart' on losing a partner, a new study has indicated parents, who lose their ... Read more...

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India has world’s highest number of still-births: Lancet


April 14th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 22 babies were born dead out of every 1,000 births in India in 2009, the highest number of still-births in the world, ... Read more...

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Young mother ’stabs baby with scissors’


April 10th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 10 (IANS) A young Australian mother stabbed her newborn baby to death with a pair of scissors and tried to cover up the crime as a stillbirth, a ... Read more...

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Depression after miscarriage can continue after healthy birth


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): A new study has found that women who experience depression and anxiety after a miscarriage can continue to experience these symptoms even if they subsequently go on to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

5% Of All The Pregnant British Women Suffer From Dangerous Obesity


December 7th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
The canvassers for the Center For Maternal and Child Enquiries (CMACE) have deemed that, via a fresh investigation, virtually 5% of all the pregnant women in Britain, which amounts to more than ... Read more...

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Recurrent miscarriage ‘ups heart attack risk fivefold in later life’


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 02 (ANI): A new research has indicated that repeated miscarriage increases a woman's chance of having a heart attack fivefold in later life.The study also revealed that miscarriage is one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diabetic women ‘have more C-sections and fetal complications’


September 18th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): A study has revealed that nearly half of women with diabetes prior to pregnancy have a potentially-avoidable C-section and their babies are twice as likely to die as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Daily dose of aspirin ‘could help pregnant women’


August 25th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Taking aspirin daily during pregnancy could help prevent complications in women at risk of high blood pressure, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) has said.High ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New warning to pregnant women who smoke


May 31st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Health experts have voiced concern about the number of women who continue to smoke throughout pregnancy, warning them the health of their unborn babies is at risk.The British ... Read more...

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Stillbirth risk increases fourfold in IVF mums: Study


February 24th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are four times more likely to have a stillborn baby than those getting pregnant naturally or ... Read more...

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Fibroids in women may raise risk of stillbirth


February 7th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that there is an increased risk of intrauterine fetal death (IUFD), commonly known as stillbirth, in women who have fibroids.The study, conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian boffins’ baby mp3 heart monitor could save many lives


August 29th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): Scientists from Manoharbhai Patel Institute of Engineering & Technology, in Gondia, India have developed a novel fetal heart monitor that could save the lives of unborn infants in ... Read more...

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Researchers develop device to save babies


August 29th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A foetal heart monitor designed by Indian scientists can save unborn infants in complicated pregnancies. Developed by A.K. Mittra, from the Manoharbhai Patel Institute of Engineering and Technology ... Read more...

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Seven Zimbabwe opposition lawmakers on wanted list


July 4th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Harare/Johannesburg, July 4 (DPA) Police in Zimbabwe have put seven elected opposition members of parliament on a wanted list in a move that is likely to further jeopardise the possibility of a ... Read more...

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Nearly 8% obstetricians traumatised by stillbirths and infant deaths


June 30th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Obstetricians may be considered as life-saving angels for a lot of children, but the trauma associated with stillbirths and infant deaths takes an emotional toll on these ... Read more...

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Enzyme replacement therapy may help treat congenital form of rickets


May 31st, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 31 (ANI): In a study on mice, researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have successfully discovered that enzyme replacement therapy may act as a potential treatment ... Read more...

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Premature birth affects health well into adulthood


March 26th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 26 (IANS) Premature babies carry greater health risks into adulthood than previously thought, according to a survey of more than a million men and women. "When a baby is ... Read more...

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