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Smoking tobacco and cigarettes has long been associated with lung cancer and other respiratory conditions such as COPD. Since this link has become common knowledge, there has extensive programs to h...
Compared with women who are not pregnant, those who are pregnant have no significant difference in postoperative complications after general surgery, according to a retrospective cohort study. Meds...
You may have an inkling that you are pregnant soon after you have conceived. Though you may experience some, all, or none of these, here are the MNT top 12 signs of pregnancy.
(The JAMA Network Journals) Pregnant women who undergo general surgical procedures appear to have no significant difference in postoperative complications compared with women who are not pregnant, acc...
(Reuters Health) - In a small U.S. study, nearly half of all pregnant women surveyed did not think electronic cigarettes contain nicotine or know that the devices can be addictive.
March of Dimes, Young Invincibles and Planned Parenthood say that pregnant women should be able to get health coverage outside the three-month open enrollment period.
Smoking while pregnant causes chemical changes to the DNA of a foetus detectable from as early as 12 weeks and may predispose children born to smokers to a range of health conditions which last throug...
When compared to healthy pregnant women, pregnant women with a severe form of sickle cell disease are six times more likely to die during or following pregnancy and have an increased risk for stillbir...
A 65-year-old Berlin woman who already has 13 children is pregnant again with quadruplets, Germany's RTL broadcaster reported Sunday.
To compare the frequency of an ASCUS Pap Smear result in pregnant and non-pregnant women, stratified by age group.
The aim of this study was to compare the demographic and clinical characteristics of pregnant women and non-pregnant women of childbearing age hospitalized with laboratory-confirmed influenza A(H1N1)p...
Unless advised otherwise by their doctor, pregnant women should get approximately 30 minutes of moderate exercise on most days. However, most pregnant women do not exercise regularly and do not meet t...
The aim of this study was to determine the location of the appendix at the third trimester of pregnancy as there are conflicting results in literature. Distances from the base of the appendix were mea...
Influenza vaccination during pregnancy can prevent serious illness in expectant mothers and provide protection to newborns; however, historically uptake has been limited due to a number of factors, in...