News tagged with pregnant women

Medical groups urge flu shots for pregnant women

(AP) -- Flu season may not sound as scary for pregnant women this year as last - but they're still at high risk and need that shot, says a letter being mailed to thousands of health providers this week from some leading ...

dateSep 15, 2010 in Medications
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Vivus weight loss drug faces FDA panel this week

(AP) -- Vivus Inc.'s experimental drug Qnexa was effective in cutting weight, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, while acknowledging lingering concerns over the drug's nervous system and psychiatric side effects.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Medications
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Do active mothers have smarter babies?

( -- Pregnant women who exercise three times a week could give birth to babies with better memories. The hypothesis will be tested as part of new study being launched at the Université de Montréal ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Medical research
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