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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Advanced hollow nanomaterials can be used to create biosensors for early cancer detection

Advanced hollow nanomaterials can be used to create biosensors for early cancer detection

Study analyzes the effect of maternal smoking on newborns’ body size and proportion

Study analyzes the effect of maternal smoking on newborns’ body size and proportion

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

Large non-protein coding gene regulates process vital to placental implantation in early pregnancy

Large non-protein coding gene regulates process vital to placental implantation in early pregnancy

Exposure to heatwaves associated with increased risk of preterm delivery

Exposure to heatwaves associated with increased risk of preterm delivery

Chronic inflammation in pregnancy associated with neurodevelopmental delays in offspring

Chronic inflammation in pregnancy associated with neurodevelopmental delays in offspring

New infection test enables point of care diagnosis

New infection test enables point of care diagnosis

Using 'mini-brains' to detect harmful neurodevelopmental effects of antidepressant

Using 'mini-brains' to detect harmful neurodevelopmental effects of antidepressant

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Survey reveals trends in condom use to prevent STIs and pregnancy

Survey reveals trends in condom use to prevent STIs and pregnancy

Macrolide, penicillin antibiotics in pregnancy could affect children’s health

Macrolide, penicillin antibiotics in pregnancy could affect children’s health

Study: About 8% of West Virginia newborns are exposed to alcohol few weeks before birth

Study: About 8% of West Virginia newborns are exposed to alcohol few weeks before birth

UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

UTHealth physician-scientist receives AHA’s $1 million Merit Award for stroke research

Research looks at prenatal cannabis use

Research looks at prenatal cannabis use

First baby born from frozen immature eggs matured in the lab

First baby born from frozen immature eggs matured in the lab

Autism in young boys linked to phthalate exposure before birth

Autism in young boys linked to phthalate exposure before birth

Maternal obesity may increase a child's risk for ADHD, behavioral problems

Maternal obesity may increase a child's risk for ADHD, behavioral problems

Supersensitive nanomaterials hold promise for DNA analysis and next-generation drugs

Supersensitive nanomaterials hold promise for DNA analysis and next-generation drugs

BPA-free plastic products aren't safe for people to use, scientists warn

BPA-free plastic products aren't safe for people to use, scientists warn

Association between HMO concentrations and infant weight, body composition

Association between HMO concentrations and infant weight, body composition