1606 Articles Matching "birth"

UK Ebola patient Pauline Cafferkey gives birth to twins

Jun 15, 2019 , CNN Health
A Scottish nurse who fought off Ebola has given birth to twins, telling those who have suffered that "there is a future" after the disease....
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‘A Relief To Women’: Injectable Birth Control Does Not Raise HIV Risk, Study Finds, And Is As Safe As Other Methods

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The safety rating for the hormone shot Depo-Provera was lowered several years ago, frustrating women in Africa who found it an easier method to hide and sometimes the only option offered. In other news on HIV: a new documentary and harmful syringe...
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Epilepsy drugs linked to higher risk of birth defects, study says

Jun 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Side effects of prescription drugs are of particular concern during pregnancy....
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Sharp Mary Birch Hospital For Women & Newborns Announces World's Smallest Surviving Baby

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, the largest maternity hospital in California, is proud to announce the birth of the world's smallest baby ever to survive. Weighing only 245 grams (8.6 ounces), Saybie* was born in December 2018. After a nearly five-month stay in the Neonatal Intensiv......
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Testicular Cancer Treatment Unlikely to Trigger Birth Defects

Jun 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Testicular Cancer Treatment Unlikely to Trigger Birth DefectsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00...
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The Risks of Becoming a Dad Later in Life

Jun 06, 2019 , WebMD
As more men over 40 are becoming dads, a study says older men may be more likely to father children with health woes. But the overall risk of birth problems remains low, an expert...
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Reducing Opioid Prescriptions After C-Sections

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
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, Mi......
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Being Transgender Not a Mental Disorder, WHO Says

May 30, 2019 , WebMD
The term gender incongruence is used by the WHO to describe people whose gender identity is different from the gender they were assigned at...
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The Brain Can Give Birth To New Cells Throughout Life, Study Finds

May 27, 2019 , Forbes
Brain cells can continue to form into one's golden years. Which is good motivation to start engaging in the habits that support new...
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FDA approves Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy — making it the world's most expensive drug

May 25, 2019 , CNBC Health
The therapy, Zolgensma, is a one-time treatment for spinal muscular atrophy — a muscle-wasting disease and leading genetic cause of infant mortality, affecting 1 in every 11,000 live...
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State Highlights: Incapacitated Rape Victim Who Gave Birth May Have Been Pregnant Before; Calif. Soda Industry Finds Success In Thwarting Bills

May 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on health care news out of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Illinois, Tennessee, Florida, New Jersey and Michigan....
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Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth

May 23, 2019 , CNN Health
West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child....
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We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby

May 22, 2019 , CNBC Health
The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is soon due to give...
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Few teen mothers with contraceptive implants also use condoms

May 22, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Teen mothers are much less likely to use condoms when they have long-acting contraceptive implants like intrauterine devices (IUDs) than peers using other types of birth control, a U.S. study suggests....
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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Military Medical Malpractice Case

May 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Justices won’t alter the rule that prevents active-duty military members from suing the government for negligence. The challenge came from the family of Navy nurse Lt. Rebekah “Moani” Daniel, who died in 2014 after bleeding to death following...
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Eating Chips, Other Ultra-Processed Foods Sets Off ‘Hunger Hormones,’ Rapid Weight Gain, Study Finds

May 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
More than half of the calories consumed in Americans' diets are made up ultra-processed foods, packaged or fast foods that contain added sugars, refined carbohydrates, industrial oils and sodium. Research published Thursday in Cell Metabolism links those eating patterns to the obesity epidemic. In other public health news: measles, birthrates, mental health claims, knitting therapy, cancer apps, crowded ERs and cystic fibrosis....
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More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
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Low Birth Weight Babies a Worldwide Problem

May 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Low Birth Weight Babies a Worldwide ProblemCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00...
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America just had its lowest number of births in 32 years, report finds

May 17, 2019 , CNN Health
America's fertility rate and the number of births nationwide are continuing to decline....
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U.S. Birth Rate Lowest in 32 Years

May 17, 2019 , WebMD
The fertility rate in 2018 was 1.7 births per woman, a 2% decline from 2017. That rate means the current generation isn't producing enough children to replace itself,...
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