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Taking acetaminophen during pregnancy can affect your kid’s attention and sleep

 Acetaminophen is sold under the brand name Tylenol, which is a common medication prescribed during pregnancy. The use of acetaminophen during pregnancy may be associated with neurobehavioral problems in offspring. A¬†study¬†published today in PLOS One reports that children who had been exposed to acetaminophen in utero experienced sleep issues and attention problems at age 3. […]

According to research, PMS is a major public health concern that affects women’s lives on a global scale

The researchers concluded that because at least 61% of women in all age groups reported experiencing mood-related symptoms every menstrual cycle, “premenstrual mood symptoms represent an important public health issue internationally.” In a recent survey, more than 64% of women worldwide report experiencing premenstrual symptoms at some point during each menstrual cycle, according to IANS. […]

Hysterectomy and its excessive use, demonstrates a disdain for women’s health in comparison to men’s

Gynecologists and medical ethicists have recently debated whether hysterectomy is used excessively and unnecessarily and whether this demonstrates a disdain for women’s health in comparison to men’s. Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. It may also involve removal of the cervix, ovaries, Fallopian tubes, and other surrounding structures. Usually performed by a gynecologist, […]

Fast food consumption before conception can affect the health of the infant and the breast milk, according to scientists

Even before conception, a mother’s breast milk and the health of her unborn child might be significantly impacted by a diet high in sugar and fat, such as burgers, fries, and carbonated beverages. According to a recent study conducted on lab mice, even very brief exposure to a fast food diet adversely affects women’s health […]

A new prenatal test can speed up and save money when it comes to chromosomal anomalies

Details about the test which are awaiting authorization from the New York State Department of Health before it can be offered to Columbia patients and its performance was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Prenatal genetic testing are currently available, but they are expensive and take days to weeks to complete; this adds […]

Dementia risk is increased by pregnancy complications

According to new research, pregnant women with high blood pressure are more likely to develop dementia later in life. In the United States, about one in seven pregnant women experience high blood pressure issues. They rank among the top causes of disease and fatalities in both mothers and infants. Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension are two […]

Bypassing the requirement for sperm, eggs, and fertilisation, Israeli scientists create the first “synthetic embryos” in history

The ability to induce mouse stem cells to self-assemble into structures resembling early embryos with a digestive tract, a developing brain, and a beating heart was found by scientists at the Weizmann Institute in Israel. Some cells underwent chemical pretreatment to activate genetic programmes that would drive them to develop into the yolk sac or […]

Researchers demonstrate that defective stem cells can be repaired to preserve the umbilical cord

The new strategy, according to the experts, will aid in repairing cells harmed by pregnancy-related issues. The umbilical cord can regenerate stem cells, according to recent studies. During the mouse experiment, the “backpacks” allowed the injured stem cells to develop new blood arteries. A “new technique” was discovered by Notre Dame University research that can […]

The rising alcohol abuse during pregnancy among expecting women in USA

According to a recent study, pregnant women’s use of heavy alcohol increased between 2011 and 2020. According to an article in JAMA Network, over a ten-year period, pregnant women’s heavy alcohol consumption climbed by more than 11% annually, and binge drinking increased by almost 9% annually. The public health research team examined data from the […]

Women who fear pregnancy request empathy from medical professionals

Although there are no data for the United States, up to 14 percent of women worldwide are estimated to be tokophobic. The abnormal fear of childbearing known as tokophobia is different from the normal concerns some women may have about giving birth or being pregnant. The disorder can interfere with daily life, making it difficult […]

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