Missed nursing care linked to higher odds of adverse outcomes for very low birthweight infants

Sometimes hospital staff nurses cannot provide required care due to time constraints. This reality can contribute to potentially dire outcomes for very low birthweight (VLBW) infants, who weigh less than…

Skipping breakfast at home associated with increased odds of psychosocial problems in kids, teens

Young people who eat healthy breakfasts at home have better psychosocial health, shows a recent study in Frontiers in Nutrition. While previous research has reported the important role of a…

Longer period of exclusive breastfeeding linked with decreased odds of childhood asthma

Pregnant women and new mothers are often presented with information on the benefits of breastfeeding their infants. A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal…

Unilateral oophorectomy lowers odds of pregnancy, live birth in women with IVF

March 17, 2022 3 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: The authors report no relevant financial disclosures. The study was supported by research grants from the Karolinska Institute, the Radiumhemmet Research Funds,…

High stress levels during COVID-19 increase odds of aggressive discipline practices by parents

During the COVID-19 pandemic, parents were most likely to use aggressive discipline on their children when their daily stress levels were highest, usually late in the day, a study of…

Depression, Anxiety Could Raise a Pregnant Woman’s Odds for C-Section – Consumer Health News

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) – While anxiety and depression in pregnant women have already been linked to low birth weight and preterm birth, they may also contribute to…

Rewarming after cooling therapy increases the odds of seizures in oxygen-deprived newborns

Oxygen-deprived newborns who undergo cooling therapy to protect their brains are at an elevated risk of seizures and brain damage during the rewarming period, which could be a precursor of…