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New tool to aid diagnosis and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
New tool to aid diagnosis and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first national tool for diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has been released in a bid to promote early diagnosis and treatment of FASD. “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is a form of brain injury caused by alcohol use during ... Read More »

Creatine – a vital breakthrough for baby health
Creatine – a vital breakthrough for baby health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A baby’s growth during pregnancy may be dependent on its mother’s levels of a critical nutrient, creatine, according to research from a team of Melbourne researchers. A research team from Monash and Hudson Institute (the Ritchie Centre) have shown the ... Read More »

Autism severity linked to genetics and ultrasound
Autism severity linked to genetics and ultrasound (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For children with autism and a class of genetic disorders, exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, according to study results reported Sept. 1. The study was conducted by researchers at ... Read More »

IVF success rates, safety improving
IVF success rates, safety improving (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The chances of having a baby following IVF treatment are steadily improving, according to a new UNSW report. The Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and New Zealand 2014 report, by UNSW’s National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit (NPESU), shows the live birth rate ... Read More »

Frozen embryos more effective than fresh in PCOS
Frozen embryos more effective than fresh in PCOS (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who receive frozen embryos during in vitro fertilisation have safer and more successful pregnancies than those who get fresh embryos, according to the results of a recent collaboration between Penn State College of Medicine and Chinese ... Read More »

3 in 10 women able to conceive naturally after infertility treatment
3 in 10 women able to conceive naturally after infertility treatment (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who have IVF/ICSI infertility treatments have a 29% chance of conceiving naturally within six years of the cessation of treatments. These are the findings of an Internet survey conducted by a group of gynaecologists presented in the journal Human Fertility. ... Read More »

Stress during pregnancy is a health risk for mothers
Stress during pregnancy is a health risk for mothers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Low birth weight or stress during pregnancy can lead to long-term health problems in women, according to a study published today in The Journal of Physiology. The study found that stress caused by routine physiological tests leads to long-term health ... Read More »

Marijuana use in pregnancy is major risk for pre-term birth
Marijuana use in pregnancy is major risk for pre-term birth (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)

International research led by the University of Adelaide has for the first time shown a direct link between continued marijuana use during pregnancy and pre-term birth. The study evaluated data from more than 5500 pregnant women from Australia, New Zealand, ... Read More »

Infants Much Less Likely to Get the Flu if Their Moms Are Vaccinated During Pregnancy
Infants Much Less Likely to Get the Flu if Their Moms Are Vaccinated During Pregnancy (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Babies whose moms get flu vaccinations while pregnant have a significantly reduced risk of acquiring influenza during their first six months of life, a new study shows, leading the authors to declare that the need for getting more pregnant women ... Read More »

Free maternity swim program helps mums-to-be stay healthy
Free maternity swim program helps mums-to-be stay healthy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Staying healthy during pregnancy and building water confidence with newborns have become a whole lot easier with the launch of an aquatic initiative at The University of Queensland. The UQ Sport Aquatic Centre Bubble Club gives expectant mothers free pool ... Read More »







 
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