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Tag: Pregnant Women

Severe Covid May Affect Pregnancy Outcomes
Severe Covid May Affect Pregnancy Outcomes

In addition to having increased risks of adverse pregnancy-related outcomes, women with severe infection were more likely to be aged around 30 years, being overweight or obese, be of mixed ethnicity, or have gestational diabetes compared with those with mild or moderate infection, the study said.

SBI Suspends Circular On Recruitment Of Pregnant Women
SBI Suspends Circular On Recruitment Of Pregnant Women

In its latest medical fitness guidelines for new recruits or promotees, the bank said a candidate would be considered fit in case of pregnancy which is less than three months.

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DCW Issues Notice To SBI, Seeks Withdrawal Of Employment Guidelines For Pregnant Women

In its latest medical fitness guidelines for new recruits or promotees, the bank said a candidate would be considered fit in case of pregnancy which is less than 3 months.

Healthy Diet In Early Pregnancy May Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk
Healthy Diet In Early Pregnancy May Lessen Gestational Diabetes Risk

In addition, the overall quality of the diet in reference to that recommended was described with a diet quality index and the inflammatory potential with a dietary inflammatory index.

'Preventing Diabetes Among Youth, Pregnant Women A Challenge'
'Preventing Diabetes Among Youth, Pregnant Women A Challenge'

Sharing the concerns about of Diabetes that is making fast inroads in rural India with huge economic bearing on poor families, Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh said that there is a need to popularise Telemedicine to provide easy and affordable access to the ailing population.

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Effective Tips To Stay Healthy & Safe During Pregnancy Amid COVID Times

New Delhi: As social distancing and staying at home have become the “new normal” in the current scenario of COVID times, it is important for pregnant women to keep a calm mind, continue their checkups with doctors on online sessions, and be open about their concerns, say experts. “With all the uncertainty around, one of […]

Coronavirus Update: quarantine centres in Odisha
Odisha allows home quarantine for urban returnees

Bhubaneswar: As a large number of stranded people are set to return to Odisha following the Centre facilitating their movement by trains and buses, the state government on Friday decided to allow home quarantine for returnees who live in urban pockets and, in specific cases, in rural areas after stamping on their hands. Chief Secretary […]

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Odisha Fights Coronavirus: Anganwadi Centres To Remain Closed Till April 30

Bhubaneswar: Stepping up its shutdown measures to contain the spread of the Coronavirus, Odisha government has ordered for a complete lockdown in the State. As a precautionary measure, the State government has also extended the closure of Anganwadi centres till April 30. Earlier the government had closed the centres till March 31. In a letter […]

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Pregnant Women With High BP At Greater Heart Disease Risk

New York: Women with high blood pressure in their first pregnancy have a greater risk of heart attack or cardiovascular death, researchers have warned. “Women who were diagnosed with preeclampsia tended also to have a history of chronic high blood pressure, gestational diabetes and kidney disease and other medical conditions,” said study lead author Mary […]

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Low-Calorie Sweeteners Bad For Pregnant Women

Toronto: Researchers have found that the consumption of low-calorie sweeteners during pregnancy increased body fat in their offspring and disrupted their gut microbiota. Gut microbiota contains trillions of bacteria and other micro-organisms that inhabit the intestinal tract and affect our health and risk of numerous diseases. The findings, published in the journal Gut, are significant […]

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Low-Calorie Sweeteners Bad For Pregnant Women

Toronto: Researchers have found that the consumption of low-calorie sweeteners during pregnancy increased body fat in their offspring and disrupted their gut microbiota. Gut microbiota contains trillions of bacteria and other micro-organisms that inhabit the intestinal tract and affect our health and risk of numerous diseases. The findings, published in the journal Gut, are significant […]

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Night Binge During Pregnancy Linked To Weight Gain

Singapore: Researchers have found pregnant women who consume more of the daily food intake after 7 p.m., and who have a poor diet during pregnancy, more likely to gain weight. According to the study, published in the journal Nutrients, the same groups are three times more likely to experience postpartum weight retention of five kilogrammes […]

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Speaker Asks WCD Minister To Prepare Diet Chart For Pregnant Women

New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Friday asked Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani to prepare a diet chart for pregnant women and provide it to all members for circulation in their respective constituencies. “We should make a collective effort to end malnutrition in the country. If we can create a mass […]

70-90% of Indians are Vitamin D deficient: Study

Mumbai: A new study on Wednesday revealed that 70-90 per cent of Indians are Vitamin D deficient and this condition was significantly associated with Type 2 diabetes and hypertension. This finding by P.G. Talwalkar, Diabetologist at Shushrusha Hospital in Mumbai, further confirms that Vitamin D deficiency leads to chronic diseases. “Pregnant women in India have […]

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Quit smoking to lower risk of premature birth

New York: Expecting mothers, take note. As smoking during pregnancy is linked with negative health outcomes, a team of researchers has found that smoking cessation during pregnancy may reduce the risk of pre-term birth. The findings, published in the JAMA Network Open journal, showed that the probability of pre-term birth decreased with earlier smoking cessation […]

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Death Risk 5 times higher in epileptic pregnant women: Study

New York: The risk of dying during pregnancy is five times higher for women with epilepsy, finds a new study. According to the study, from the Aarhus University in Denmark, pregnant women with epilepsy die of virtually the same conditions and events that women without epilepsy die of — ranging from accidents to blood clots, cancer […]

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Losing weight through diet, exercise in pregnancy safe: Study

New York: Pregnant women can safely limit their weight gain with diet and exercise interventions, the results of a group of trials by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) show. Many overweight and obese women gain too much weight during pregnancy, further ratcheting up the already increased risk of serious complications for themselves and […]

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Expectant mothers suffer again due to poor road connectivity

Bhubaneswar: Despite various welfare schemes, reports of expectant mothers being carried on shoulders to hospitals and delivering midway have now become a regular feature owing to absence of road connectivity in several parts in Odisha. The benefits of such welfare schemes fail to reach beneficiaries on the ground which was again evident from three different […]

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Radiation from smartphones may enhance miscarriage risk: Study

New York: Pregnant women’s exposure to non-ionising radiation from smartphones, Bluetooth devices and laptops may more than double the risk of miscarriage, a study has showed. Non-ionising radiation — radiation that produces enough energy to move around atoms in a molecule, but not enough to remove electrons completely — from magnetic fields is produced when […]

Karnataka to feed 12 lakh pregnant women from October 2

Bengaluru: Nutritious meals would be served daily to 12 lakh pregnant women and lactating mothers at child care centres across the state from October 2, said Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday night. “Besides nutritional supplements, counselling and other maternity benefits will be provided at the centres (anganwadis) under the Mathrupoorna lifecycle health scheme,” said […]

Yoga lowers depression in pregnant women

A study has found that yoga can help pregnant women with significant depression reduce the severity of the mood disorder

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Air pollution as toxic as cigarette smoke for pregnant women

Moms-to-be note! Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy may be as harmful as second hand smoking, a new study has warned

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