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Women who are unable to quit smoking during their pregnancy may reduce the harm smoking does to their baby's lungs by taking vitamin C, according to a new randomized, controlled trial. [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
A study of epilepsy patients with implanted electrodes provides an unprecedented view of the changes in brain activity created by electrical stimulation. These findings have the potential to improve noninvasive stimulation approaches toward the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders. [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A major new analysis reveals for the first time the likely cause of most cases of childhood leukemia, following more than a century of controversy about its origins. [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Fetal magnetic resonance imaging can reliably spot holoprosencephaly as early as 18 gestational weeks, providing an opportunity to counsel families earlier in their pregnancy, according to new research. [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Exposure to elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in utero increases infants' risk of poor lung function at one month after birth. [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
A new study reports an abnormality in visual regions of the brain that is associated with a person's general risk for mental illness. The findings indicate a signature abnormality shared between common forms of mental illness, which could help clinicians assess a patient's general risk for developing a mental illness. [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A phase III randomized clinical trial of 4,088 women with HER2-positive, early-stage breast cancer found that taking trastuzumab (Herceptin) for 6 months was non-inferior to the current standard of 12 months. The disease-free survival rate at four years was 89.4 percent with 6 months of therapy and 89.8 percent with [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, while depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of live birth, according to a new study. The study also linked a class of antidepressants known as non-selective serotonin [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, while depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of live birth, according to a new study. The study also linked a class of antidepressants known as non-selective serotonin [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
Source: Science Daily- Depression
For women, mammograms are a sometimes uncomfortable, but necessary, annual ritual. But this procedure doesn't always provide accurate results, and it exposes women to X-rays. In a new study, scientists report that they have developed a non-invasive 'disease screening pill' that can make cancerous tumors light up when exposed to [...]
Wed, May 16, 2018
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health