Sunday, 26 May 2013

Preganancy news of the week: pregnant women, the risk of a blood clot to identify

By Pekka Cobbina


The study identifies women at high risk for blood clots.
There are women who are at a higher risk of blood clotting. Blood clots are seen as generally good because that's what protects us from losing blood, when you get injured. But sometimes some strange reason clotting occurs within your body, and that can cause a heart attack or stroke, which are known to serious health problems.


A new study, researchers were able to identify specific factors that may increase the risk of blood clots during pregnancy. They took information about 400,000 pregnancies that occurred in the period 1995-2009.


Identify the key factors are age, weight, and disease history. In relation to the kind of women over 35 are at greater risk. Those who are overweight are also poses the same risks. The same for women who smoke. Other medical complications, such as varicose veins, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease were also at increased risk.


These information at hand, the doctors would be able to identify the risk of pregnant women and to take the necessary measures in advance to prevent complications. The internal blood clots can be dangerous, given the fact that they got rid of, and travel to the heart, the lungs, or even the brain.


It was also about analyzing the women had stillbirths were 6 times more likely to have a blood clot. In the past, was called the Venous Thromboembolism (VTE). Dr. Matthew Grainge, who works at the University of Nottingham, school of community health sciences, admitted that, for the entire period of the Association, the dead and the blood clotting was only a date. According to him, this finding is particularly important.


The press release also mentioned that a blood clot will happen 2 times every thousand pregnancies. It is fairly uncommon, but it is still the leading cause of death in women expecting a baby in the developing countries. Unfortunately, the preventive measures the drug heparin daily may not be as effective as doctors had hoped. Heparin is usually used also as a blood thinner, but doctors only recommend it is considered to be high risk patients. But Grainge, adding that doctors even worth what factors to look at when deciding if women at risk.


Medications that may be just as cost effective to talk about is one of the new FDA approved.


The US Food and Drugs Administration to accept the return of Bendectin
The medication, which was previously used to help deal with the morning sickness is pregnant again approved by the FDA, and return to the market with a new name. The drug was pulled from 30 years ago, when several of the lawsuit, which it wasn't.


Today it is returning back into the market under the name of Diclegis. It happens to be the only drug approved specifically to help pregnant women to deal with stomach problems.


According to the FDA, when the medication was withdrawn from the market over a 30-year time period was carefully and is now considered to be safe. Diclegis is referred to as the "late version of the pill." Patients expected to take it in the morning before symptoms set in. Pregnant women typically experience symptoms worse part after waking up. Or, why it is called morning sickness. The medicine is supposed to help them, but some may still be going through some nausea throughout the day.


The medication is meant to help women manage their nausea. In most cases, the doctors only recommend for expectant mothers, to make some changes in diet and lifestyle are clear symptoms, which usually lasts for the first 3 months of pregnancy. One of the most important recommendation is to eat several small meals, not the usual 3 meals for others to take. The future mother should also avoid foods that are high in fat and smells that he knows the triggers episodes.


This new approval from the Food and Drug Administration reviewed the Diclegis effect of the 261 women suffer from morning sickness. The conclusion was that Diclegis to alleviate morning sickness symptoms. Other studies have also shown that the active ingredients in the manufacture of the drug does not cause more danger to the baby in the womb. It said that some of the side effects, such as drowsiness and sleepiness was posted. Let's hope that this time, the Diclegis is indeed a wonderful pill that relieves pregnancy-related nausea.


Talking about the miracles related to pregnancy, the first woman to get pregnant to transplant a uterus is found.


The first woman to get pregnant to transplant a uterus
the 22-year-old woman, who goes by the name of the father, after seeing his doctor revealed Derya pregnant almost 2 weeks as a result of in vitro fertilization Akdeniz University Hospital is located in the southern province of Turkey. The news was published by his doctor Mustafa Unal in a written statement. He added that he is doing well at the moment.


The father, as was referred to in some medical miracle, when he became the first in the world, which has managed the uterus transplant from the donor that used to be out in August 2011.


News of the pregnancy comes on in the hopes of many women who cannot conceive a child, due to complications related to the uterus. UTO was born without a uterus. This occurs every 5,000 women from around the world. Before the plant embryo in the womb, doctors decided to wait for more than 18 months just to make sure, not rejected, as foreign to the body.


This is the second in a uterus transplant, and it turned out to be successful. The world's first transplant took place in Saudi Arabia in 2000 and 99 days, doctors had to remove the organ due to heavy clots.


Experts fear that the pregnancy may carry on for many other health risks, the patient and the baby, which is intended to give the c-section. Doctors plan to remove the uterus in the months after the delivery to avoid further complications. Let's hope that everything goes well.


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