PREGNANCY

Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

Published 06/12/2019

(Reuters Health) - Obese women who have weight-loss surgery between pregnancies may be less likely to experience complications like high blood pressure and preterm births [more…]

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease

Published 30/08/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who develop preeclampsia, a form of dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy, are 5 times more likely to develop end-stage kidney [more…]

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a [more…]

More evidence ties extreme hypertension in pregnancy to long-term…

More evidence ties extreme hypertension in pregnancy to long-term…

Published 26/07/2019

Women who develop preeclampsia, a form of dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy, may face a wide variety of heart problems long after they give [more…]

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Published 28/06/2019

Men may be more likely to experience fertility problems if their mothers endured stressful life events early in pregnancy, a recent study suggests. Compared to [more…]

Average pregnant woman in U.S. may have poor nutrition

Average pregnant woman in U.S. may have poor nutrition

Published 21/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - Many pregnant women in the U.S. may not be getting enough of certain crucial nutrients, while others may be getting too much, [more…]

The pregnancy of Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex

The pregnancy of Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex

Published 11/03/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The Duchess of Sussex, former U.S. actress Meghan Markle, is due to give birth this Spring to her first child with husband [more…]

Famine as a fetus linked to early menopause

Famine as a fetus linked to early menopause

Published 27/12/2018

(Reuters Health) - Early menopause is more likely among women who were exposed to famine in the womb, a recent study in China suggests. Researchers [more…]

Teen mothers in foster care have high risk of losing custody of babies

Teen mothers in foster care have high risk of losing custody of babies

Published 29/05/2018

(Reuters Health) - Teen mothers who are in foster care may be more likely to lose custody of their babies than adolescent mothers in different [more…]

Air pollution during pregnancy tied to high blood pressure in kids

Air pollution during pregnancy tied to high blood pressure in kids

Published 14/05/2018

(Reuters Health) - Women who breathe polluted air during pregnancy may be more likely to have children who develop high blood pressure, a U.S. study [more…]