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Childbirth education program dramatically reduces medical interventions at birth
Childbirth education program dramatically reduces medical interventions at birth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Research from the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) at Western Sydney University shows antenatal education classes focusing on pain relief techniques dramatically reduce the rate of medical interventions during childbirth, such as epidural use and caesarean section. The research, the first ... Read More »

Take back pain out of the equation for new mums
Take back pain out of the equation for new mums (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A world-first study at The University of Western Australia is looking at the link between female reproductive hormones and lower back injuries in women in a bid to resolve chronic back issues caused in pregnancy. Occupational bio-mechanist and PhD student ... Read More »

Pregnancy and postpartum pain
Pregnancy and postpartum pain (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Bond University team has launched an extensive research project involving 60 pregnant women and 120 new mothers to ascertain the effectiveness of SRC Shorts on the management of prenatal and postnatal pain. The aim of the research is to evaluate ... Read More »

Motherhood and childcare: is it just a pain in the back?
Motherhood and childcare: is it just a pain in the back? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world-first study by a researcher from The University of Western Australia is calling for volunteers to help unravel why being a mum may cause years of back pain and dysfunction. Occupational bio-mechanist and PhD student Adele Stewart says early ... Read More »

Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children
Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy linked to ADHD in children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Acetaminophen, found in over-the-counter products such as Excedrin and Tylenol, provides many people with relief from headaches and sore muscles. When used appropriately, it is considered mostly harmless. Over recent decades, the drug, which has been marketed since the 1950s, ... Read More »

New warnings about codeine in children
New warnings about codeine in children (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Certain pain medications that contain codeine could prove deadly for some children who have tonsil and adenoid surgery and should be avoided in young children undergoing such procedures. Codeine, long used to treat pain in both children and adults, can ... Read More »

Chinese women denied luxury of pain relief during labour
Chinese women denied luxury of pain relief during labour (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY™ 2012 annual meeting revealed sometimes dramatic findings from a 10-year initiative called the “No Pain Labor N’ Delivery China Mission.” In a two-year period during 2009-11, and among 20,000 laboring women in one Chinese ... Read More »

Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation?
Is olive oil the answer to chronic inflammation? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Deakin University researchers are investigating the anti-inflammatory properties of virgin olive oil to see if it as the potential to protect against the inflammation involved in muscle wasting conditions such as muscular dystrophy. The target of their research is oleocanthal, ... Read More »

Childhood arthritis differs from adult arthritis
Childhood arthritis differs from adult arthritis (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers have found that childhood arthritis is not simply ‘little person’s arthritis’ and that the breakdown that occurs in children with the condition is distinctly different to the breakdown that occurs in adults. Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and ... Read More »

Inhaled pain relief effective in early labour
Inhaled pain relief effective in early labour (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Inhaled pain relief appears to be effective in reducing pain intensity and in giving pain relief in the first stage of labour, say Cochrane researchers. These conclusions came from a systematic review that drew data from twenty-six separate studies that ... Read More »







 
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