Nepal's 'poor woman's problem': how obstetric fistula blights lives
Though exact numbers are hard to come by, it is estimated that hundreds of women in Nepal's rural hinterlands are afflicted with this condition because of inadequate maternal care, underage pregnancy, or prolonged or obstructed labour. Its consequences ...
The Guardian - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:46

How could marijuana legalization affect teens?
Marijuana is also fat-soluble and can stay in the brain for a prolonged period of time (days to weeks). So pediatricians are worried about mothers using marijuana while pregnant or breast feeding and we are very worried about the long-term use of ... (blog) - Tue, 27 Jan 2015 02:31

Let's talk about sexually transmitted infections
The use of Viagra has prolonged and revitalised the sex lives of older people, says Stephen Bourke, general manager, LloydsOnlineDoctor Ireland, while McQuade notes that more older women were now being treated for vaginal dryness and other age-related ...
Irish Times - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:00

She thought she was a savvy doc; but then she went into labor
The appointment left me deeply unsettled. A week later, I saw the senior obstetrician who had been managing my pregnancy since the ninth week, and he was much more reassuring. As long as the baby and I were safe, they would let labor unfold naturally.
Chicago Daily Herald - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 05:18

Doctors Wanted to Abort Baby With Trisomy 18, He's Now Three-Years-Old
Women who are pregnant with babies diagnosed with fetal anomalies are often pressured into having an abortion, but another story has emerged of a mother who refused and a baby who defied the odds. According to a GoFund Me page, Nathan Ghinn-Morris was ... - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:48

Hysingla™ ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) Extended-Release Tablets CII Now ...
Prolonged use of Hysingla ER during pregnancy can result in neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome, which may be life-threatening if not recognized and treated, and requires management according to protocols developed by neonatology experts. If opioid ...
SYS-CON Media (press release) - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:26

Death With Dignity vs. “Redemptive Suffering” - The Legacy of Brittany Maynard
Robb Miller: Back in 1994 my long-term partner was diagnosed with AIDS and proceeded to die 18 months later. Unfortunately his death .... Nearly half of women denied a tubal ligation had an unplanned pregnancy within 12 months. Tarico: What exactly do ...
Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:52

Miracle Crawley toddler born with two rare conditions defies odds to reach ...
He was also born with Jacobsen syndrome, an extremely rare condition associated with heart defects and prolonged bleeding, affecting one in every 100,000 births. Nathan ... Up until then every scan had been normal and the pregnancy was absolutely fine.
Crawley News - Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:37

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