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Released: 16-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Mayo Clinic Responde : Assoalho pélvico durante e após a gravidez: O que esperar
Mayo Clinic

A gravidez e o parto são experiências transformadoras para o corpo da mulher, afetando-o de muitas maneiras. Uma das áreas que podem ser afetadas é o assoalho pélvico, que é o diafragma da pélvis. Esses músculos sustentam o útero, a bexiga, o intestino grosso e o reto.

Released: 16-Apr-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Mayo Clinic Responde: Suelo pélvico durante y después del embarazo: Qué esperar
Mayo Clinic

El embarazo y el parto son experiencias transformadoras para el cuerpo de una mujer, que lo afectan de muchas maneras. Una de las áreas que pueden verse afectadas es el suelo pélvico, que es el diafragma de la pelvis. Estos músculos sostienen el útero, la vejiga, el intestino grueso y el recto.

Newswise: Inducing labor with drug vaginally shows benefits in study
Released: 8-Apr-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Inducing labor with drug vaginally shows benefits in study
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Labor induction with vaginal misoprostol during childbirth achieves vaginal delivery rates similar to the oral alternative while significantly reducing the need for oxytocin, the most commonly used labor-inducing drug, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.

Newswise: Researchers Demonstrate How Vital Conditions Enable Perinatal Well-Being
Released: 2-Apr-2024 3:05 PM EDT
Researchers Demonstrate How Vital Conditions Enable Perinatal Well-Being
University of North Carolina Health Care System

Perinatal mental illness is a leading cause of death during pregnancy and the first postpartum year in the U.S. Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, professor of maternal fetal medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine, authored a study with colleagues on how a holistic approach comprising seven domains can foster conditions for women and birthing people to thrive.

27-Mar-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Rapid rise seen in mental health diagnosis and care during and after pregnancy
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Mental health issues during pregnancy or the first year of parenthood have a much greater chance of getting detected and treated now than just over a decade ago, a trio of new studies suggests. But the rise in diagnosis and care hasn’t happened equally across different groups and states.

26-Mar-2024 5:05 PM EDT
The Timing and Patterns of Drinking During Pregnancy, Not Just Amounts Consumed, are Linked to Varying Effects on Fetal and Child Development
Research Society on Alcoholism

When and how mothers drink alcohol during pregnancy has major implications for fetal and child development, according to two new studies in Alcohol: Clinical & Experimental Research. The effects of prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) include stillbirth, preterm delivery, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

     
Newswise: Could AI Predict Pregnancy Risk?
Released: 26-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT
Could AI Predict Pregnancy Risk?
University of Utah Health

AI tools may outperform human doctors in predicting some medical outcomes, accounting for patients’ unique circumstances while reducing costs for those who don’t need specialized care. What are the risks of using AI to help make medical decisions—and are they worse than the risks we already face?

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Long COVID can happen to anyone. Keep up with the latest research on Long COVID on Newswise
Newswise

Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Newswise: Poorly coiled frog guts help scientists unravel prevalent human birth anomaly
Released: 19-Feb-2024 9:05 PM EST
Poorly coiled frog guts help scientists unravel prevalent human birth anomaly
The Company of Biologists

How does our intestine, which can be at least 15 feet long, fit properly inside our bodies? As our digestive system grows, the gut tube goes through a series of dramatic looping and rotation to package the lengthening intestine.

   
Released: 13-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Life doesn't stop at age 65. Get the latest on seniors and healthy aging in the Seniors channel
Newswise

Below are some of the latest research and features on this growing population of older adults in the Seniors channel on Newswise.

Newswise: RUDN doctors found a mechanism of preeclampsia development
Released: 12-Feb-2024 7:05 AM EST
RUDN doctors found a mechanism of preeclampsia development
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University doctors studied immunohistochemical markers in patients with normal pregnancy and preeclampsia and noticed patterns.

Released: 9-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
The Biophysical Journal Names Erdic Sezgin the 2023 Paper of the Year-Early Career Investigator Awardee
Biophysical Society

ROCKVILLE, MD – Erdic Sezgin, of Karolinska Institutet, Sweden will be honored as the recipient of the Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year-Early Career Investigator Award at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, held February 10-14 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Released: 6-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Cedars-Sinai High-Risk Pregnancy Experts Share Latest Research at Annual Scientific Meeting
Cedars-Sinai

High-risk pregnancy specialists from Cedars-Sinai will share their research findings at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine 2024 Pregnancy Meeting, Feb.10-14, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Newswise:Video Embedded males-born-to-obese-mothers-more-likely-to-suffer-health-issues-as-adults
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Released: 5-Feb-2024 8:05 PM EST
Males born to obese mothers more likely to suffer health issues as adults
University of South Australia

Males born to obese women are more likely to be overweight at birth and develop metabolic complications in later life, including liver disease and diabetes.

Released: 2-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Social inequity is linked to lower use of epidural in childbirth
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

In a study of women in labor in the U. S., social inequity was associated with lower use of neuraxial analgesia -- an epidural or spinal pain reliever-- among non-Hispanic White women and, to a greater extent, among African American women, according to research at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S).

Newswise: Study provides new explanation for why placenta may not properly separate at birth, putting mother and newborn at risk
29-Jan-2024 10:00 AM EST
Study provides new explanation for why placenta may not properly separate at birth, putting mother and newborn at risk
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

A new study led by researchers at UCLA may change the way clinicians and scientists understand, diagnose and treat placenta accreta spectrum disorder, a serious condition in which the placenta fails to separate from the uterus at birth, jeopardizing the life and health of both mother and baby.

Released: 29-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
Supporting childbearing women to maintain a healthy weight could reduce the risk of pregnancy complications, study finds
University of Bristol

Supporting women of childbearing age to have a healthy weight could reduce the risk of several pregnancy complications, new research led by the University of Bristol has found.

Newswise: NIH Study Finds Flame-Retardant Chemicals May Increase Risk of Preterm Birth, Higher Birth Weight
Released: 25-Jan-2024 9:30 AM EST
NIH Study Finds Flame-Retardant Chemicals May Increase Risk of Preterm Birth, Higher Birth Weight
Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes NIH

An NIH Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Cohort study finds that certain organophosphate esters (OPEs) were linked to increased odds of preterm birth, especially in girls.

Released: 22-Jan-2024 4:05 PM EST
How long can menopause be delayed?
University of Utah

New research indicates that it is possible to forestall the onset of menopause, perhaps indefinitely, by implanting a woman’s own previously harvested ovarian tissue back into her body.

Newswise: University Hospitals OBGYN and Urologist Joseph Welles Henderson, MD, Named InterStim™ Center of Excellence
Released: 22-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
University Hospitals OBGYN and Urologist Joseph Welles Henderson, MD, Named InterStim™ Center of Excellence
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Joseph Welles Henderson, MD, of University Hospitals has been named an InterStim™ Center of Excellence by Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), the world’s largest medical device manufacturer.

Released: 19-Jan-2024 1:05 PM EST
Don't wait for an emergency to get the latest emergency medicine news
Newswise

Find the latest research and features on emergency medicine in the Emergency Medicine channel on Newswise.

       
Newswise: Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes and Dr. Beman Khulpateea of  The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy are Featured Guests for the January 2024 edition of “Medoscopy”
Released: 18-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes and Dr. Beman Khulpateea of The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy are Featured Guests for the January 2024 edition of “Medoscopy”
Mercy Medical Center

Gynecologic oncologists Dr. Teresa P. Diaz-Montes and Dr. Beman R. Khulpateea are the featured guests on Mercy Medical Center’s monthly talk show, “Medoscopy,” airing Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 24th and 25th, 2024, at 5:30 p.m. EST.

Released: 12-Jan-2024 11:05 AM EST
Incontinence Could Point to Future Disability
RUSH

Having more frequent urinary incontinence and leakage amounts is associated with higher odds of disability, according to RUSH researchers in a study published in the January issue of Menopause.

2-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST
Study Finds Preconception Stress May Affect Health of Women Undergoing Fertility Treatment
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Mass General Brigham researchers report that women who experienced more stress before conception had higher blood sugar levels during pregnancy, a​​predictor of current and long-term cardiovascular health.

Released: 4-Jan-2024 2:00 PM EST
Starting a family with the help of science: The latest research in Fertility
Newswise

Find the latest research and features on fertility in the Fertility News Source on Newswise.

       
Newswise:Video Embedded worm-study-raises-concern-about-deet-s-effect-on-reproduction
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27-Dec-2023 11:00 AM EST
Worm Study Raises Concern About DEET’s Effect on Reproduction
Harvard Medical School

Researchers have uncovered evidence hinting that the most common bug spray ingredient, DEET, might cause reproductive problems by affecting the formation of egg cells during pregnancy.

Newswise: Huntsman Cancer Institute Researchers Find Link Between Folic Acid and Blood Cell Production
Released: 13-Dec-2023 4:05 PM EST
Huntsman Cancer Institute Researchers Find Link Between Folic Acid and Blood Cell Production
Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah

Results from mouse models presented at the prestigious American Society of Hematology show that nutrients consumed by an expectant mother during pregnancy can shape their offspring’s blood systems.

Newswise:Video Embedded echo-research-examines-nutrition-data-s-value-from-pregnancy-to-adolescence-in-understanding-child-health
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Released: 4-Dec-2023 11:55 AM EST
ECHO Research Examines Nutrition Data's Value from Pregnancy to Adolescence in Understanding Child Health
N/A

ECHO’s nutrition data, covering pregnancy to adolescence, allows researchers to investigate the intersection of nutrition and child health. This de-identified data is now available on the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Data and Specimen Hub.

Newswise: UNC ObGyn, Orange County Department of Health Receive Funding to Reduce Inequities in Maternal Health Care and Outcomes
Released: 1-Dec-2023 4:05 PM EST
UNC ObGyn, Orange County Department of Health Receive Funding to Reduce Inequities in Maternal Health Care and Outcomes
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

The joint study between the UNC School of Medicine and the Orange County Health Department has been awarded a $21 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to make pregnancy and birth safer for North Carolinians with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

22-Nov-2023 1:00 PM EST
Study: Spike in premature births caused by COVID, halted by vaccines
University of Wisconsin–Madison

COVID-19 caused an alarming surge in premature births, but vaccines were key to returning the early birth rate to pre-pandemic levels, according to a new analysis of California birth records.

Released: 22-Nov-2023 11:30 AM EST
Depression, anxiety, and stress frequently co-occur in Black pregnant individuals
Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott

Black pregnant individuals frequently experience more than one mental health concern, according to findings published by Susan Gennaro, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor in the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, and colleagues in The Nurse Practitioner.

9-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST
Exposure to Air Pollution In Utero May Affect Reproductive System Development
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers research finds pollutants from fossil fuel combustion interfere with prenatal hormone activity, affecting reproductive development

Released: 7-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST
Mouse model of gender-affirming testosterone treatment and fertility finds decrease in egg yield but not quality
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

The current IVF recommendation is for transgender patients to stop taking gender-affirming hormones before the procedure, which can be costly and life changing. Now, a team of researchers are diving in further to investigate what the best recommendations should be based on more evidence.

Newswise: Grant bolsters research to address rising maternal mortality rates
Released: 6-Nov-2023 11:05 AM EST
Grant bolsters research to address rising maternal mortality rates
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any industrialized nation, a trend that has been accelerating for 20 years. But nearly two out of three maternal deaths are preventable, with cardiovascular disease (CVD) being the leading cause of death, said Kathryn Lindley, MD, holder of the Samuel S. Riven, MD, Directorship in Cardiology.

Released: 3-Nov-2023 4:05 PM EDT
Neighborhood Stressors Dangerously Elevate Pregnancy Hormones
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers researchers examine how stressors such as vacant lots and derelict buildings affect levels of sex steroid hormones, including estrogen and testosterone, in pregnant women.

Released: 3-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Paid family leave boosted postpartum wellbeing, breastfeeding rates
Northwestern University

Postpartum people are 9% more likely to breastfeed at six months postpartum in states with generous paid family leave.

Newswise: Clinical study suggests measuring uterine muscle activity could inform strategies for safer and faster childbirth
Released: 3-Nov-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Clinical study suggests measuring uterine muscle activity could inform strategies for safer and faster childbirth
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Artificially causing – or inducing – labor is becoming increasingly common, yet this practice comes with risks and its level of success is difficult to foresee. But now, new research may offer a way to help predict outcomes and improve the process.Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) have devised a non-invasive method of accurately measuring the electrical activity of uterine muscles.

Newswise: UK HealthCare 1st in Kentucky to offer incisionless procedure for uterine fibroid relief
Released: 2-Nov-2023 12:10 PM EDT
UK HealthCare 1st in Kentucky to offer incisionless procedure for uterine fibroid relief
University of Kentucky

UK HealthCare is the first in Kentucky to offer the innovative Sonata® Treatment for women suffering from debilitating symptoms caused by uterine fibroids, including heavy periods. Fibroids are benign growths in or around the uterus. They are very common in women of child-bearing age and can range in size from a grape to a grapefruit.

Released: 31-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
COVID vaccination in female, male partners does not increase risk of miscarriage
Boston University School of Public Health

Multiple studies have shown that the COVID-19 vaccines do not lead to infertility or pregnancy complications such as miscarriage, but many people are still wary of adverse effects from the vaccine on pregnancy.



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