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Released: 26-Feb-2020 12:20 PM EST
Colic: What parents should know about excessive infant crying
LifeBridge Health

Newborns cry. It’s their way of letting you know when they are tired, or hungry, or need a new diaper.

Newswise: Heatwave Exposure Linked to Increased Risk of Preterm Birth in California
Released: 25-Feb-2020 12:05 PM EST
Heatwave Exposure Linked to Increased Risk of Preterm Birth in California
University of California San Diego Health

A new study at UC San Diego, published February 11, 2020, found that exposure to heatwaves during the last week of pregnancy was strongly linked to an increased risk of preterm delivery – the hotter the temperature or the longer the heatwave, the greater the risk.

Newswise: Heart defects increase four-fold in IVF twins
Released: 25-Feb-2020 8:20 AM EST
Heart defects increase four-fold in IVF twins
University of Adelaide

Having twins from IVF or other related procedures quadruples the chance that a baby may have congenital heart problems.

Released: 24-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST
ACR Releases First Guideline to Address Reproductive Health for Patients with Rheumatic Diseases
American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

This is the first, evidence-based guideline related to the management of reproductive health issues for all patients with rheumatic diseases. With 131 recommendations, the guideline offers general precepts that provide a foundation for its recommendations and good practice statements.

Released: 21-Feb-2020 9:50 AM EST
Mental health challenges four times higher in young mothers
McMaster University

The study, recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, says identifying and treating mental health issues in young mothers is especially important as their health also affects the wellbeing of their children. The research recommends “further efforts should be directed at engaging and treating this high-risk group.”

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Released: 20-Feb-2020 4:25 PM EST
Saving Mother and Child
University of California, Irvine

Five-year-old Emlee jumps high, runs fast and likes to pirouette around the living room in her white ballet slippers. Her mom, Karalayne Maglinte, calls her a miracle. Indeed, Emlee is the embodiment of the word: She’s one of the reasons Maglinte is alive today. Another reason: High-risk pregnancy physicians and cancer specialists at UCI Health were able to help the Fontana woman when no one else could.

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Released: 19-Feb-2020 11:15 AM EST
Think all BPA-free products are safe? Not so fast, scientists warn
University of Missouri, Columbia

Using "BPA-free" plastic products could be as harmful to human health -- including a developing brain -- as those products that contain the controversial chemical, suggest scientists in a new study led by the University of Missouri and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Newswise: Fetal Balloon Treatment for Lung-Damaging Birth Defect Works Best When Fetal and Maternal Care Are Highly Coordinated
Released: 19-Feb-2020 10:00 AM EST
Fetal Balloon Treatment for Lung-Damaging Birth Defect Works Best When Fetal and Maternal Care Are Highly Coordinated
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy report new evidence that fetuses with severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a rare but life-threatening, lung-damaging condition, experience a significantly high rate of success for the fetal treatment known as FETO, if they and their mothers receive coordinated and highly experienced care in the same expert setting.

Released: 19-Feb-2020 8:55 AM EST
Physician-scientist wins esteemed award to study whether maternal gut health impacts stroke risk for offspring
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Louise D. McCullough, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist at UTHealth is a recipient of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) prestigious $1 million Merit Award to investigate whether the maternal microbiome influences stroke risk in offspring.

Newswise: Why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns
Released: 18-Feb-2020 3:25 PM EST
Why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns
Washington University in St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the strain of Zika that circulated in Brazil during the microcephaly epidemic that began in 2015 was particularly damaging to the developing brain.



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