Pregnancy

Early Signs of Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life event (divided into three trimesters of 13 weeks each) that entails substantial physiological and psychological adjustments for the mother. Within each trimester, numerous adaptations occur with the end-goal of facilitating the growth of the fetus.

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Improved understanding of exposome-drug interactions could help prescribe effective drug doses

Improved understanding of exposome-drug interactions could help prescribe effective drug doses

Researchers devise new molecular imaging strategy to observe the sperm selection process

Researchers devise new molecular imaging strategy to observe the sperm selection process

COVID-19 may exacerbate mental health symptoms among pregnant and postpartum women

COVID-19 may exacerbate mental health symptoms among pregnant and postpartum women

Multiple pregnancies may affect the body's physical aging process

Multiple pregnancies may affect the body's physical aging process

Maternal stress may lead to preterm births, accelerate child's biological aging

Maternal stress may lead to preterm births, accelerate child's biological aging

Study outlines a new role for pregnancy-associated plasma protein A in gestational diabetes

Study outlines a new role for pregnancy-associated plasma protein A in gestational diabetes

‘Molecular clock’ blood test could help identify actively growing tumors in metastatic breast cancer

‘Molecular clock’ blood test could help identify actively growing tumors in metastatic breast cancer

Genetic risk of pre-eclampsia linked to blood pressure and BMI, study reveals

Genetic risk of pre-eclampsia linked to blood pressure and BMI, study reveals

WHO: Every type of movement counts towards better health

WHO: Every type of movement counts towards better health

Iron infusion highly effective to treat anemia in low-income settings

Iron infusion highly effective to treat anemia in low-income settings

SARS-CoV-2 versus Zika: Comparing and contrasting the flow of research

SARS-CoV-2 versus Zika: Comparing and contrasting the flow of research

Sex steroids may play a protective role in COVID-19, shows study

Sex steroids may play a protective role in COVID-19, shows study

Stress levels in mothers during pregnancy may shape infants' brains

Stress levels in mothers during pregnancy may shape infants' brains

Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Study: Over-45s are at higher risk of contracting STIs than ever before

Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

Study shows family history can predict preterm birth

Study shows family history can predict preterm birth

Pregnant women with COVID-19 have low risk of developing severe symptoms

Pregnant women with COVID-19 have low risk of developing severe symptoms

Countries worldwide should promote good nutrition for school-aged children

Countries worldwide should promote good nutrition for school-aged children

SARS-CoV-2 is not associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes

SARS-CoV-2 is not associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes

AI can help recognize individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia based on facial images

AI can help recognize individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia based on facial images