Tag Archives: Birth

Scientists gain new insight on triggers for preterm birth

GALVESTON, Texas – A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have gained new insight on a poorly-understood key player in the timing of labor and delivery. This new information brings scientists closer to being able to prevent preterm births. This study is in Scientific Reports. According to the… Read More »

Researchers see possible link between opioids, birth defect

NEW YORK – Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect. When a baby is born with its intestines hanging outside the stomach, due to a hole in the abdominal wall, it’s called gastroschisis. Most are repaired through surgery. MEASLES OUTBREAK STRIKES 16 IN WASHINGTON STATE, MOSTLY… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Judge blocks Trump birth control rules…5th Circuit pauses Obamacare case due to government shutdown

Smart content. Deeper culture. Better access.  Become a subscriber to the Washington Examiner magazine. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Judge blocks Trump birth control rules A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s loosened birth control rules from going into effect in 13… Read More »