A 25-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a heavily pregnant woman in her Croydon home, south London, and the manslaughter of her son, who was delivered by paramedics at the scene of her death.
Pregnant women and the extremely obese are among those at high risk for complications from the flu — including death — and should be tested and begin antiviral treatment promptly if they are sick enough to be hospitalized with flu symptoms, according to updated guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
A Chinese scientist at the center of an ethical storm over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited babies said on Wednesday he is proud of his work and revealed that another volunteer is pregnant as part of the research.
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute — led by Juergen Hahn, professor and head of biomedical engineering — are continuing to make remarkable progress with their research focused on autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Pregnant women with heart disease should give birth at no later than 40 weeks gestation. That is one of the recommendations in the 2018 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy published in European Heart Journal.
Results of a recent study to better understand modifiable factors such as physical activity that may affect a woman's ability to conceive a child suggest that walking may help women to improve their chances of becoming pregnant.
Women, who eat less fruit and more fast food, take longer to get pregnant and are less likely to conceive within a year, according to a study by researchers at the University of Adelaide's Robinson Research Institute.
Scientists have identified the remains of six to eight tiny embryos inside the womb of a 180 million-year-old ichthyosaur specimen. The ancient reptile was pregnant with octuplets when she passed away.