Project to Use Community Health Workers to Reduce Maternal Deaths

2017-01-23 07:03:34 | BioPortfolio

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Aspects of health and disease related to travel. It includes the physiologic and psychologic beneficial or adverse effects of travel in general or with regard to specific diseases.

Transmission of genetic characters, qualities, and traits, solely from maternal extra-nuclear elements such as MITOCHONDRIAL DNA or MATERNAL MESSENGER RNA.

Health problems associated with TRAVEL.

Analysis of the level of specific BIOMARKERS in a pregnant woman's sera to identify those at risk for PREGNANCY COMPLICATIONS or BIRTH DEFECTS.

Aspects of health and disease related to air travel. It includes the physiologic and psychologic beneficial or adverse effects.

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