Women whose first births occurred at older ages had lower average risk scores the lowest cardiovascular risk, however, was among women who had never given birth.Nov 02, 2017, 14:42 PM IST
The researchers examined blood from pregnant women to evaluate the length of telomeres -- structures at the end of chromosomes that are used by scientists as a measure of biological (as opposed to chronological) age.
The programme was launched after a number of incidents of pregnant women being carried on shoulder or cot or walking to reach hospital for delivery came to the fore.Sep 23, 2017, 22:27 PM IST
The study showed that women with endometriosis had higher risks of miscarriage, preterm birth and placenta previa.
Up to 18 per cent of babies born worldwide arrive before they are full-term, defined as 37 weeks of gestation.Sep 06, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
A new study has warned that women who consume a high-fat diet during pregnancy may increase the risk of having babies with mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.Jul 22, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
Caesarean section can carry risks such as infections for the mother and breathing difficulties for the baby.Jul 20, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
RLS is an irresistible urge to move your legs typically in the evenings.The results showed that 36 percent of women in their third trimester had RLS, and half of the women with RLS, had moderate to severe symptoms.Jul 15, 2017, 12:55 PM IST
Preeclampsia is a potentially dangerous pregnancy complication characterised by high blood pressure, swollen feet, ankles and face and severe headaches.Jun 29, 2017, 13:18 PM IST
The petitioner in her plea said that she had suffered immense mental and physical anguish after coming to know of the abnormalities in her 21st week of pregnancy.
To have a healthy baby, a pregnant woman should avoid intercourse, anger, meat and bad company, as per a booklet released by Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Naik, in the run up to International Day for Yoga on June 21.Jun 13, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the first to include official numbers from the territory of Puerto Rico, which on Monday declared that its Zika epidemic had ended, based on data showing the number of new cases has fallen.Jun 09, 2017, 10:01 AM IST
Refined grains, which are a major source of dietary carbohydrates, have been related to Type 2 diabetes, obesity and heart disease.Jun 08, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
More than half gained too much weight during pregnancy while a quarter did not gain enough weight.Jun 07, 2017, 13:51 PM IST
The study has showed that vaccinating pregnant mothers year-round is likely to reduce the infant flu virus infection rates by an average of 30 per cent, increase birth weights by 15 per cent and result in babies having less influenza.May 16, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
A new study suggests that pregnant women who expose themselves to temperatures averaging 24 degrees Celsius or above are at greater the risk of developing gestational diabetes.May 15, 2017, 16:13 PM IST
The researchers found that pregnant trauma victims, on average, suffered less severe injuries than their non-pregnant counterparts.May 06, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
The chemical, called phthalates, can enter our bodies through the skin, foodstuffs or respiration.May 05, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
The Supreme Court has directed the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) to set up a board to examine the medical condition of a poor woman suffering from HIV who is seeking medical termination of pregnancy after being sexually assaulted.May 03, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Medication for addiction treatment (MAT) with buprenorphine or methadone is an appropriate and accepted treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorder (OUD), according to a new research.Apr 15, 2017, 17:40 PM IST