Obstetric/Gynecology News
  • Obese mothers may struggle with breast-feeding

    Added On : 15th April 2016

    Credit:DreamstimeWomen who are obese may stop breast-feeding babies sooner than other mothers, at least in part because they're uncomfortable nursing their babies when people are nearby, an Australian study suggests.

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  • Short Gap Between Pregnancies Tied to Autism Risk?

    Added On : 8th April 2016

    Image result for Short Gap Between Pregnancies Tied to Autism Risk?Data review can't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that ideal spacing between children is 2 to 5 years

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  • Probe into woman’s death during childbirth

    Added On : 6th April 2016

    file-06-Saudi-health-care---ambulances-are-ready-to-support-patients-whenever-they-need-service.jpgJEDDAH: The Northern Border Region’s health department has launched an investigation into the death of a woman during childbirth at a hospital in Arar.

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  • Diabetes during pregnancy linked to liver disease later in life

    Added On : 3rd April 2016

     Women who develop diabetes while pregnant may be at elevated risk of also developing a dangerous build up of fat in their livers when they reach middle age, according to a new analysis.

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  • Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNA

    Added On : 2nd April 2016

    Image result for Smoking During Pregnancy Seems to Alter Fetal DNADiscovery could help explain link between expectant moms' tobacco use and kids' health problems

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  • Wives Can Request C-Sections Without Husbands' Approval

    Added On : 3rd March 2016

    file-02-1412436445402507800.jpgRIYADH: Women have the right under current laws to request caesarean sections without the consent of their husbands or guardians, according to a Shoura Council member.

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  • Report Suggests Zika's Effect on Fetus...

    Added On : 26th February 2016

    Image result for Report Suggests Zika's Effect on Fetus May Be Even Deadlier Than ThoughtReport Suggests Zika's Effect on Fetus May Be Even Deadlier Than Thought

    But some scientists say link is still inconclusive

    Zika virus may harm a fetus to a greater degree than previously suggested, potentially causing a range of life-threatening birth defects, a new report says.

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  • 853 pregnant women undergo precautionary test for Zika virus

    Added On : 17th February 2016

    file-16-zika spraying.jpgJEDDAH: A total of 853 pregnant women were tested for Zika virus as a precautionary measure in health centers across Jeddah during the last month and nobody tested positive, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has said. 

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  • Migraines May Worsen as Menopause Approaches

    Added On : 31st January 2016

    Image result for Migraines May Worsen As Menopause ApproachesResearchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

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  • Doctors concerned CDC guidelines on Zika may overlook some at-risk pregnant women

    Added On : 28th January 2016

    Mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects; Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in on 'America's Newsroom'CHICAGO –  U.S. doctors are fielding a spate of calls from expectant mothers who recently traveled to countries affected by the Zika virus and fear possible exposure to the mosquito-borne infection linked to a spike in fetal brain damage in Brazil.

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