News tagged with pregnant women

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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Hoped-for drop in childbirth deaths not happening

(AP) -- Eleven days after her son Benjamin's birth by C-section, Linda Coale awoke in the middle of the night in pain, one leg badly swollen. Just as her doctor returned her phone call asking what to do, she dropped dead ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Health
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Many pregnant women not getting enough vitamin D

Seven out of every ten pregnant women in the United States are not getting enough Vitamin D according to a study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. While prenatal vitamins do ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Health
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