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Kidney Dialysis Increasing for Pregnant Women

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Researchers report that more pregnant women are developing kidney failure, an apparent product of the growing prevalence of chronic kidney disease in the United States. 288 more words

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E-Cigarettes May Pose a Risk in Pregnancy and to Children

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, March 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nicotine exposure from e-cigarettes may damage the developing brains of infants in the womb, as well as the brains of children and adolescents, suggests a new review of nicotine’s effects. 787 more words

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Fetal Faces Seem to React to Mom's Smoking

WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — In a new study, 4-D scans of fetal faces showed differences in expression between those carried by women who smoked versus those carried by women who didn’t. 340 more words

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Ultrasound images of fetal movements show how smoking affects a baby even before it has left the womb

LONDON — The harmful effects of smoking during pregnancy on unborn babies may be seen in tiny movements in their faces using 4D ultrasound scans, British research has found. 347 more words

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Evolution May Explain Why a Curvy Bottom Drives Men Wild

MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Men are naturally drawn to a woman with a curvy backside, a new report suggests.

The “theoretically optimal angle” is a 45.5-degree curve from back to buttocks — not necessarily a big butt, the University of Texas at Austin researchers determined. 312 more words

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Alberta woman battles brain tumour and infertility to surprise her family with unexpected news: She’s pregnant

Surrounded by family and crumpled wrapping paper, Whitney Quinton’s father opened one of his final gifts last Christmas morning.

In the box, tucked amidst tissue paper, he found a note folded in eighths. 1,120 more words

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Case of U.S. woman allegedly cutting fetus from mother reignites debate about start of legal rights

LONGMONT, Colo. — The case of a woman accused of cutting open the belly of a pregnant woman and removing her unborn baby girl is reviving a highly-charged debate in the U.S. 361 more words

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