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Menopause

Determining Menopause Age And Familial Longevity

Menopause; If you are wondering why you entered menopause; earlier or later than other women, blame your mother. That’s because numerous studies have confirmed the role of genetics in determining a woman’s age at menopause. A new study not only reconfirms this association but additionally suggests a link to familial longevity. Results are published online…

Third Trimester

‘Safety Bubble’ Expands During Third Trimester

Third Trimester; new research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that women undergo a significant mental as well as physical change during the late stages of pregnancy. The study, carried out in Cambridge by scientists from Anglia Ruskin University and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; but at Addenbooke’s Hospital, investigated peripersonal space. This…

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One Two Punch’ to Wipe Out Cancerous Ovarian Cells

The researches find that the one-two punch” on cells of ovarian cancer patients. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications; therefore they show the superior therapeutic effectiveness of the “one-two punch” on cells of ovarian cancer patients; based on manipulation of the state of cellular aging. Because With time, our cells age and…

C-Sections

C-Sections: Reducing Opioid Prescriptions After Procedure

C-Sections; Nearly a third of birthing moms now deliver babies via caesarean section; and many of them go home with powerful opioid painkillers. But there’s a better way to take care of patients after C-sections to help them heal faster; and manage pain without increasing their risk of long-term opioid use; Michigan Medicine researchers say…

Smoking During Pregnancy

Evidence Of The Dangers Of Smoking During Pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy is understood to create risks to both baby and mother. Now, new research led by the University of Glasgow has found further evidence, that maternal smoking creates a risk to baby and child health. The study, reveals more detail evidence about the association between maternal smoking in pregnancy and childhood hospitalization; as…

Maternal moratality

Maternal Deaths Following C-Section 50 Times Higher In Africa

On average one in three C-sections operations in Africa, and neonatal mortality rate after C-section; is double the global average. The maternal mortality rate following a cesarean section (C-section) in Africa may be 50 times higher than that of high-income countries; according to an observational study of more than 3,500 mothers from 22 African countries. The…

Thoughts On Body Image During Pregnancy Predicts Emotional Well Being

Thoughts On Body Image During Pregnancy Predicts Emotional Well Being

Researchers found way of evaluating women’s relationship; with their bodies during pregnancy could help predict how well the mother might bond; with her unborn baby and her longer-term emotional well being. Results from the study suggest  introduce a standardize method of assessing women’s feelings; towards their changing bodies during antenatal care; could provide important information…

Reasons For Delay In Pelvic Organ Prolapse Revealed

Reasons For Delay In Pelvic Organ Prolapse Revealed

Pelvic organ prolapse is very common – affecting about 40 per cent of women over 40 years of age. It occurs when pelvic organs; the bladder, bowel or womb – descend into the vagina, causing distressing symptoms that adversely affect quality of life. The condition often causes pain and discomfort, incontinence, sexual difficulties and psychological…

Pregnancy-Related Maternal Deaths Occur Months after Delivery

Pregnancy-Related Maternal Deaths Occur Months After Delivery

Many women still die from pregnancy-related causes; some up to a year after delivery, according to report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But about 700 pregnancy-related deaths occur in the United States each year, and 3 out of 5 are preventable. Nearly 31% of the deaths happen during pregnancy, and another…

Childhood-Asthma May Started Before Child Birth

Childhood Asthma May Get Started Before Child Birth

The risk for childhood wheeze is greatly reduced when babies collect the right bugs in their microbiome early in life, new research from two studies shows. They have  gone from the hygiene hypothesis to the microbial dysbiosis hypothesis; said Christine Cole Johnson, PhD, from the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. “The microbes established in a…

Shift Work and female reproductive system

Effect of Shift Work on Female Reproductive System

Metabolic syndrome is one of the most important illnesses of the recent century. However it is a set of symptoms; namely hypertension, dyslipidemia, dysglycemia and abdominal obesity; which occur secondary to insulin resistance. But people with metabolic syndrome are at the risk of developing cardiovascular disease; ischemic stroke, diabetes mellitus,osteoarthritis, certain types of cancer, with increased…

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Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth

The study find that the Women are more at risk of depression while they are pregnant; and during the weeks and months after having a baby. During pregnancy; hormone changes affect brain chemicals and cause depression and anxiety. Sometimes; pregnant women don’t realize they are depressed. They may think they have symptoms of pregnancy or…