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Obesity in pregnancy increases cardiovascular disease in offspring

Obesity in pregnancy increases cardiovascular disease in offspring

New research finds that obesity in pregnancy impairs heart health and function of the foetus in a mice study. Obesity in pregnancy can lead to...
New midwives recruited to boost NHS maternity care

New midwives recruited to boost NHS maternity care

Up to 500 new international midwives are set to join maternity units across England under a new NHS England initiative. In a 2020 survey from...
gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes can be prevented through healthy lifestyle habits

A team of researchers in Finland has designed a method for identifying people at the highest risk of developing gestational diabetes, also finding that...
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Mediterranean diet may prevent preeclampsia during pregnancy

A new US study has discovered that following a Mediterranean diet whilst pregnant can reduce the risk of preeclampsia, potentially illustrating how dietary interventions...
male infertility

COVID-19 infection may be a cause of male infertility

Novel research has potentially uncovered a shocking long-term symptom of COVID-19, revealing that the disease might cause male infertility. Firuza Parikh and Rajesh Parikh pioneered...
The science behind pregnancy cravings

The science behind pregnancy cravings

A groundbreaking discovery by researchers from the University of Barcelona has identified the neuronal mechanisms that control pregnancy cravings. Pregnancy cravings are common and are...
Educating UK medical students on abortion care

Educating UK medical students on abortion care

New research finds UK medical students are missing out on comprehensive abortion care education, due to multiple barriers preventing effective teaching. The researchers discovered that...
Pregnant women to be offered preterm pre-eclampsia test

Pregnant women to be offered preterm pre-eclampsia test

Midwives can now offer one of four blood tests to help diagnose suspected preterm pre-eclampsia, a potentially serious condition. The independent National Institute for Health...
£127m investment into maternity services for patients and families

£127m investment into maternity services for patients and families

NHS England has announced a £127 million funding boost for maternity services that will help ensure safer and more personalised care for women. At the...
IVF clinics: how money-back guarantees achieve better results

IVF clinics: how money-back guarantees achieve better results

IVF clinics offering money-back guarantees for services achieve a higher live-birth success rate with less aggressive treatments than clinics without this offer. Shan Yu, an...
male contraceptive pill

Male contraceptive pill could be on the market soon

Scientists have potentially achieved a significant milestone towards developing a male contraceptive pill, a major advancement for birth control for men. Pioneered by researchers at...
New comprehensive standard for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

New comprehensive standard for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published new standards for the diagnosis and assessment of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Fetal alcohol spectrum...
UK stillbirth rate

UK stillbirth rate more than double for ethnic minority groups

New research has worryingly demonstrated that stillbirths among ethnic minority groups are twice as high in the UK compared to the rest of the...
How the formula milk industry exploits parents and pregnant women

How the formula milk industry exploits parents and pregnant women

A new report has found that more than half of parents and pregnant women are exposed to exploitative formula milk marketing. More than half of...
Lower birth weight linked to neurodevelopmental disorders

Lower birth weight linked to neurodevelopmental disorders

New research shows a link between babies born to term with a weight lower than 3.5kg and a higher risk of neurodevelopmental disorders. Neurodevelopmental disorders...
Smoking during conception is linked to delayed embryonic development

Smoking during conception is linked to delayed embryonic development

Smoking by mothers in the period around conception is linked to a delay in embryonic development, small foetuses at the 20-week ultrasound and lower...
Infertility treatment may increase vascular complications in pregnancy

Infertility treatment may increase vascular complications in pregnancy

Women receiving infertility treatment may be at increased risk for vascular and pregnancy-related complications, new research has found. Assisted reproductive technology (ART), is the overarching...
Only 40% of US women have good cardiovascular health before pregnancy

Around 40% of US women have good cardiovascular health before pregnancy

New research has found that around 40% of women in the US who gave birth in 2019 had good cardiovascular health before their pregnancy. Excess...
Sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy and post-delivery metabolic syndrome 

Sleep-disordered breathing in pregnancy and post-delivery metabolic syndrome 

New research indicates that sleep-disordered breathing during and after pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome. A research team from UPMC Magee-Women's...
Weight gain in pregnancy may be linked to growth patterns in daughters

Weight gain in pregnancy may be linked to growth patterns in daughters

Rapid weight gain in pregnancy may play a key role in the development of excess fat tissue in female children and adolescents. Nutritional science researchers...

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