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Teenage Pregnancy

In June 2012, a charity research has revealed that pregnancy is the number one killer of teenage girls worldwide.

Recent research of Pregnancy

  • Sexual childhood abuse raises the chances of high-risk pregnancy.
  • Eating breakfast, fatty diet around conception increases odds of having baby boy
  • Experts have warned pregnant women should abstain from footwear like high heels, ballet pumps and flip flops.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study shows that if more women quit smoking before they became pregnant, it would save infant lives.
  • A report says that hardships faced in childhood may be related to future pregnancy outcomes, in part through their association with smoking during pregnancy and adult socioeconomic position.
  • A review said there has been little progress in understanding the effects of alcohol on foetal development during pregnancy.
  • Taking antidepressants during pregnancy can increase the risk of miscarriage in mums-to-be, according to a new study.
  • Researchers have helped solve the mystery of a unique protein called Pre-implantation Factor - which is produced by healthy embryos to direct embryo attachment and help the mother adapt to pregnancy.
  • Food insecurity, a persons inability to obtain adequate amounts of food due to resource constraints, can lead to greater weight gain and increased complications during a womans pregnancy.
  • Women of childbearing potential should have a serum pregnancy test prior toadministration of VIBATIV.

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Horizon Pharma plc Announces Collaboration With Alliance for Lupus Research to Study RAYOS(R) (prednisone) Delayed-Release Tablets in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Priority Aviation Inc. Announces License of Personal Fertility Assistant Product and Technology
Priority Aviation Inc. (OTC PINK: PJET) today announced that it had entered into a memorandum of understanding to license and further develop the Personal Fertility Assistant product, previously known as Ovucon, and related technology from Israeli entrepreneur Simon Dotan.

Tummy Tuck or Liposuction -- Which Procedure Is Right for You
Dr. Antoine Hallak, a San Diego plastic surgeon, discusses a very common question regarding body contouring -- should I have a tummy tuck or liposuction? Patients pondering which of these two medical procedures might be most appropriate for their situation should understand the different applications for both

Preterm Birth Places a Multi-Billion-Dollar Burden on Business Annually; March of Dimes and the Bay Area Council Economic Institute Launch New Platform to Estimate the Cost of Prematurity to Businesses
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 10, 2015) - The reality of preterm birth is heart-wrenching and costly. The statistics are sobering. 1 in 10 babies is born preterm (less than 37 weeks gestation) each year in the United States. Preterm birth is the number one killer of newborns in the United States. Those babies who survive are at greater risk for lifelong health complications

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Dispels Myth That Mommy Makeover Linked to Reproductive Restrictions
Mommy Makeover is a cosmetic procedure that typically combines breast augmentation with or without breast lift and tummy tuck surgery, and may also include additional aesthetic enhancements. Dr. Christine Petti, a Los Angeles plastic surgeon, reveals that many patients are under the impression these operations could have an effect on reproductive processes such as breastfeeding and fertility

Therapeutic Solutions International Announces the Licensing of Probiotic Technology to OmniBiome, Inc.
Therapeutic Solutions International, Inc. (OTC PINK: TSOI) announced today that the Company has licensed an additional Patent to OmniBiome, Inc. (Omni), a wholly owned subsidiary of Therapeutic Solutions International, Inc., focused on Fetal-Maternal Health.

Novartis announces Phase III studies of Jakavi show disease improvement in patients with myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera
Novartis International AG /Novartis announces Phase III studies of Jakavi show disease improvement in patients with myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Children's Cold Weather Skincare: Tips and Treatments -- Presented by Skincare-News.com
The cold weather brings about new skincare concerns for babies and children. Parents can't possibly keep their little ones indoors all season long, so how can they keep their sons and daughters happy, safe and warm all winter long? The latest article by Skincare-News

Celebrity Style Authority David Tutera Offers His Signature Elegance to Maternity Fashions
Countless viewers across the country and around the globe follow his style mandates from fairytale weddings to legendary parties, advising aspiring trend-setters on all manner of entertainment topics from fashion to floral to food.

March of Dimes Announces Honorees for Annual Celebration of Babies: A Hollywood Luncheon

Therapeutic Solutions International Announces the Licensing of Patents to OmniBiome and the Appointment of Iryna Dzieciuch, M.S. as Chief Executive Officer of OmniBiome
Therapeutics Solutions International, Inc. (OTC PINK: TSOI) announced today that the Company has licensed three Patents to OmniBiome, Inc. ("OmniBiome") a wholly owned subsidiary of Therapeutic Solutions International, Inc. ("TSI") focused on Fetal-Maternal Health, with the Company's goal to assist women in the treatment or prevention of pre-term birth and pregnancy complications.

Charlie Slacik Joins Quidel's Board of Directors
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - November 17, 2015) - Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Charles P. Slacik, CPA, 61, to the Board, effective November 16, 2015. Quidel's Board has been expanded to eight members.

Femometer Launches, Empowering Women to Solve Fertility Issues
Core news facts: Femometer -- a smart fertility thermometer -- launched today to help women understand their reproductive cycles so they can get pregnant faster or avoid pregnancy altogether

Annapolis Plastic Surgeon Reveals Hidden Benefits of Tummy Tuck
According to plastic surgeon Marcia V. Ormsby, MD, an abdominoplasty can have a number of surprising benefits in addition to removing excess fat from around the waistline. Also known as a tummy tuck, an abdominoplasty can help you achieve a tightened, toned, and slimmer silhouette. In addition, once this excess weight is removed, Dr

Navamedic to launch non-invasive prenatal tests in Nordic markets
Navamedic ASA (OSE: NAVA), the Norwegian medtech and pharmaceutical products company, announced today an agreement signed with Sequenom Laboratories of USA, a leading molecular diagnostics laboratory, for the launch of three non-invasive prenatal genetic tests in the Nordic region.

Mitchell International Hosts Olympian at the National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference to Benefit March of Dimes
Mitchell International, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance industry and their supply chain partners, today announced it will host world-renowned Olympian Kerri Strug. On Wednesday, November 11, Ms

Tax Unhealthy Food to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
415 million adults have diabetes, with an additional 318 million at risk according to new data released by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) at a World Diabetes Day event in Brussels today. IDF estimates that most countries spend 5%-20% of their healthcare budget on diabetes, a disease which can cause blindness, cardiovascular, kidney and nerve disease

Omnis Health Introduces a Diabetes Category First -- Complete Gestational Diabetes Testing Kits
NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - November 09, 2015) - Omnis Health, a diabetes category leader in innovative, value driven monitoring systems, today announced the introduction of two, first-of-their-kind blood glucose monitoring testing kits specially designed to meet the critical testing needs of pregnant women diagnosed with gestational diabetes

Horizon Pharma plc Announces Clinical Data to Be Presented at the 2015 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

Oral REVLIMID® Plus Dexamethasone Granted Approval for Treatment of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma in Japan
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Celgene Receives Positive CHMP Opinion to Extend REVLIMID® (Lenalidomide) for Continuous Use in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma and Ineligible for Transplant

Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital Celebrates Life of a Premature Baby
In a drive to raise awareness on the challenges and to highlight the medical marvels that make both the mother’s and preterm baby’s lives better, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital’s Centre for Mother & Child conducted a Symposium on Child Birth and its Myriad Challenges today, at the hospital’s Convention Centre. Chairperson Mrs

‘Magic of Krackerjack Karnival’ Mesmerizes the Capital Once Again with its Spectacular Family Experience

Celgene Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for OTEZLA® (apremilast), the First Oral PDE4 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Patients with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Oral OTEZLA® (Apremilast) Showed Sustained Clinical Response over Two Years in Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), today announced that results from long-term (104-week) efficacy and safety analyses of OTEZLA® (apremilast) from the open-label phase of two PALACE phase III clinical trials were presented at the 2014 American College of Rheumatology (ACR)/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) annual meeting in Boston


TEMPE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 29, 2014) - New Top-10 listings from American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the nation's leading provider of road safety cameras, names the Honda Accord as the most frequent make and model of vehicle caught running red lights in 2014, and finds most red-light runners were driving vehicles painted gray.

Quidel Receives Simultaneous FDA Clearance and CLIA Waiver for Its Sofia(R) Strep A+ Fluorescent Immunoassay (FIA) via the FDA's New Dual Submission Program

Deakin Plastic Surgeon Discusses Benefits, Outcome of Tummy Tuck Surgery
Motivations for undergoing abdominoplasty are diverse, states Dr. Chandra Patel, a plastic surgeon in Canberra. He says this procedure, also called tummy tuck surgery, appeals to a wide number of people who experience dissatisfaction with their appearance despite being in relatively good shape

VIVUS Announces Favorable Formulary Positioning for Qsymia
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - December 15, 2014) - VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company commercializing Qsymia® (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV for the treatment of obesity, today announced that Qsymia is the sole anti-obesity agent listed on the CVS/Caremark Performance Drug List, or PDL

Folic Acid Plays Vital Role in Babies' Health
(Family Features) Each year, more than four million women in America give birth and 2,600 infants are born with neural tube defects. While there are simple preventative steps women can take, Americans are generally unaware of the impact that diet, specifically enriched grains, has on pregnancy and infant health.

Chicago Plastic Surgeons Highlight Three Techniques Used for Breast Lift Surgery
Mastopexy -- commonly referred to as breast lift surgery -- is intended to rejuvenate the appearance of br**ts that have lost volume and begun to sag as a result of pregnancy, weight fluctuations, gravity, and a variety of other factors

Novartis announces safety and efficacy benefit of Jakavi® in global clinical trial of over 1,000 patients with myelofibrosis
Novartis International AG /Novartis announces safety and efficacy benefit of Jakavi® in global clinical trial of over 1,000 patients with myelofibrosis . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Posiba -- A Whole New Way to Drive Greater Social Impact in Giving
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - December 04, 2014) - The landscape of charitable giving is about to receive a makeover with the launch of Posiba

New Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgeon Joins LIPSG's Dynamic Team
Long Island Plastic Surgical Group is a diverse compendium of physicians with expertise in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. In addition, the practice remains a leader in plastic surgery, operating out of nine Centers of Excellence that each focus on a unique specialty within the field. Recently, LIPSG welcomed the newest member of its team to the practice, and Dr. Haritha B

New FDA Ruling Means More Medication Risk Information for Pregnant Women
BRENTWOOD, TN--(Marketwired - December 03, 2014) - In a move that was several decades in the making, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a final rule that requires prescription drugs and biological products include more detailed labeling about their risks during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Judicial Watch: Documents Reveal Obama HHS Paid Baptist Children and Family Services $182,129,786 for Four Months Housing of Illegal Alien Children
Judicial Watch announced today that on September 9, 2014, it received documents from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revealing that the Obama administration paid Baptist Children and Family Services (BCFS) $182,129,786 to provide "basic shelter care" to 2,400 "unaccompanied alien children" (UAC) for four months in 2014

DNA Sequencing Breakthrough -- Ex-Groupon CEO Joins Prenetics, Launches Non-Invasive Prenatal Test in Hong Kong
Prenetics™, a DNA biotechnology company, announces Danny Yeung has joined the company as its CEO and investor, as well as having led a $2.65M USD strategic seed funding round of high profile international investors into the company. Danny most previously was CEO of Groupon East Asia after having his start-up uBuyiBuy acquired by Internet Giant Groupon in 2010

ACA Expands Breastfeeding Options for Working Moms
NORMAN, OK--(Marketwired - November 21, 2014) - Heather McMillan Nakai does not mind going first.

Dramatic Increases in Clinical Pregnancy Rates Through In Vitro Fertilization as a Result of Revolutionary New Technology
ALLENTOWN, PA--(Marketwired - November 18, 2014) -

5,000 Law Enforcement Leaders Urge Extension of Home Visiting to Address 600 Percent Rise in Incarceration of Women
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - November 18, 2014) - Citing a 600 percent rise in the incarceration of women during the past three decades, more than 1,000 police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors have signed a letter urging Congress to renew the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program.

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Hand-Held Molecular Diagnostic Test - AmpliVue(R) Group B Strep Assay
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the sale of its AmpliVue Group B Strep Assay

San Jose Plastic Surgeons Say Rise in Breast Augmentation Related to Rate of Satisfactory Results
Dr. Jerome H. Liu and Dr. Tom S. Liu view the consistent increase in popularity of breast augmentation as evidence of continued patient satisfaction with the results of the procedure. At their San Jose plastic surgery practice, Drs

Austin Plastic Surgeon Reveals All in 4-Part Mommy Makeover Blog Series
"I use the initial consultation for a mommy makeover as an opportunity to visit with the patient, get to know her, and find out what concerns she has in regard to her body

New Study Demonstrates IVF Success Rates for Women at Any Age When Used With Newer Chromosome Testing Methods
A groundbreaking study examining chromosomal testing of embryos during IVF has shown that older women are just as likely to become pregnant as younger women if a genetically normal embryo is transferred.

ByOwner.com eCommerce Portal Fights Crime With New Social Graphing Tool to Build Safer Classified Ads Community to Buy, Rent and Sell Homes and 91 Other Categories of Products/Services
To combat the growing crime wave associated with placing online classified advertisements, ByOwner.com (www.ByOwner.com) has deployed a new four-step verification process that utilizes a sophisticated social graphing tool that offers buyers/sellers a more transparent process to research and complete safer classified advertising sales transactions.

OmniBiome Therapeutics Inc. Announces Launch of World's First Biotech Company Focused on Preventing Preterm Labor
OmniBiome Therapeutics Inc. announces the launch of the world's first biotech company focused on developing proprietary diagnostic (Dx), medical device and therapeutic (Rx) approaches to either utilize -- or intervene with -- the systemic effects of the vaginal, lactal-duct and oral microbiomes for improving maternal and fetal healthcare

Novartis to highlight long-term data, innovative pipeline for patients with hematologic diseases and breast cancer at ASH and SABCS
Novartis International AG /Novartis to highlight long-term data, innovative pipeline for patients with hematologic diseases and breast cancer at ASH and SABCS . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Vero Beach Plastic Surgeon Uses Advanced Breast Augmentation Techniques to Reduce Recovery Time
In 2012, breast augmentation surgery was the most commonly performed surgical cosmetic procedure in the United States, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Each patient seeking breast augmentation has different aesthetic goals, and Vero Beach plastic surgeon John Sarbak, MD says by providing the best possible care to each individual, he can help to meet these goals

Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Midwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine Team Up for Challenging Third-Trimester Spinal Surgery
Most pregnant women have various forms of discomfort, but Anissa Ford knew that beyond being uncomfortable, something was wrong. At 28-weeks pregnant, her upper back and arm had been vaguely aching, and when she tried to stand, her legs felt weak -- eventually to the point where she actually fell down.

Fertility and Pregnancy: Sydney Naturopath Explains How Natural Solutions Can Help
At Kathleen McFarlane's Sydney naturopathy practice, she uses herbal and nutritional medicine in combination with lifestyle modifications to assist patients with a wide variety of conditions, including IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), stress, anxiety, and excess weight. A significant number of Ms. McFarlane's patients seek out her help with issues regarding reproductive health and fertility

CDC Foundation Achieves Milestone of $400 Million Raised to Support CDC-Led Programs Since 1995
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 21, 2013) - Since 1995 the CDC Foundation has launched more than 700 programs and raised $400 million to advance the life-saving work of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Houston and New York Dermatologist Explains How to Minimize Signs of Stretch Marks
Dr. Paul Friedman, a board-certified dermatologist, offers a variety of treatment options for those looking to reduce and improve the appearance of stretch marks. Stretch marks -- medically referred to as striae -- are pink, reddish-purple, white, or gray indented streaks on the skin

Ft. Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon Helps Moms Restore Pre-Pregnancy Figures
"The changes that occur in all women during pregnancy -- for which mommy makeovers are designed to correct -- do not typically revert over time," writes Ft. Lauderdale plastic surgeon Robert Rothfield, MD in a recent blog post titled Mommy Makeover: Consultation to Recovery

Houston Plastic Surgeon Reveals What a Mommy Makeover Entails
"'Mommy makeover' is a common term that generally refers to rejuvenation of the br**ts and body in one surgery," writes Houston plastic surgeon James F. Boynton, MD to begin his recent blog post entitled What Exactly is a Mommy Makeover? Throughout the entry, Dr

CincyTech Invests in Skinny Mom
CincyTech has invested $250,000 in Skinny Mom, a Cincinnati-based online brand that provides health and lifestyle content to mothers. The investment comes from the recently closed CincyTech Fund III, and follows a $100,000 initial investment from CincyTech last March.

Glycotope's Fully Human and Glycooptimized Recombinant FSH-GEX(TM) Showed Superior Activity and Excellent Tolerability in a Phase II Clinical Trial for In Vitro Fertilisation
Glycotope GmbH /Glycotope's Fully Human and Glycooptimized Recombinant FSH-GEX(TM) Showed Superior Activity and Excellent Tolerability in a Phase II Clinical Trial for In Vitro Fertilisation . Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Educating Hispanic Moms on Infant Nutrition and Feeding Choices
(Family Features) When it comes to deciding what to feed your baby, having access to credible information and available options is critical. With Hispanic babies now accounting for more than 25 percent of births in the United States according to the U.S

Alt12 Launches Kidfolio Pro to Track and Capture Kids' Life and Health Milestones; Announces 11 Millionth Download From Its Product Suite of Social Health Apps
Alt12 Apps, a leading provider of premium women's health, pregnancy and fertility mobile apps and social networks, has launched a premium version of Kidfolio®, a baby tracker and digital scrapbook for parents

Connecticut Plastic Surgeon Discusses the Potential of the Tummy Tuck Procedure
Dr. Fredric Newman, a plastic surgeon in Connecticut, performs a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures at his practice, but one of the most common surgeries he offers is the tummy tuck. Also known as abdominoplasty, tummy tuck procedures make up 10% of Dr. Newman's practice

Actelion announces U.S. commercial availability of opsumit (macitentan) as of November 4
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd /Actelion announces U.S. commercial availability of opsumit (macitentan) as of November 4 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

2013 Could Be "The Year of The Point of Care Test": Kalorama
A number of developments bode well for tests that are performed in the healthcare settings, according to Kalorama information. The healthcare market research publisher said that the nearly $17 billion point of care test (POCT) market will see faster revenue growth in 2013 than tests sent to central labs for processing

Horizon Pharma to Receive Approval of DUEXIS(R) From the United Kingdom (UK) Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced that the United Kingdom (UK) Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), based on the favorable recommendation of their Commission on Human Medicines (CHM), will grant a Marketing Authorization (MA) for DUEXIS® (ibuprofen/famotidine), pending review of updated licensing documents which the Company has provided to the MHRA

Medecision Awarded Full NCQA Disease Management Systems Certification
Medecision, the leader in collaborative healthcare management technology, today announced that it has earned National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Disease Management Systems Certification for the full suite of Aerial™ solutions including Disease Management (DM) Clinical Programs.

American Media to Distribute Magazine Content With PixelMags on Readr(R) With AnyTime(R)
American Media Inc., which owns magazines like Shape, Men's Fitness, Star and OK to name a few, have picked PixelMags to distribute their digital content in Readr. This marks the third major US publisher to join the PixelMags stable in the past ten days.

Novartis drug Signifor® gains FDA approval as the first medication to treat Cushing's disease, a serious endocrine disorder
Novartis International AG /Novartis drug Signifor® gains FDA approval as the first medication to treat Cushing's disease, a serious endocrine disorder . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Tests Performed at Point of Care See Higher Revenue Growth, Investor Interest: Kalorama
The market for point of care (POC) testing is demonstrating stronger-than-expected growth, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market research publisher revised its earlier forecast and projects the $16.7 billion market will grow at 6 percent a year, slightly higher than the in vitro diagnostics market as a whole

Two-year data show new Novartis drug Jakavi® significantly reduced myelofibrosis disease burden and suggest overall survival advantage
Novartis International AG /Two-year data show new Novartis drug Jakavi® significantly reduced myelofibrosis disease burden and suggest overall survival advantage . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

UK Laboratory Develops Amazing Fetal Ultrasound Image Technology.
UK Laboratory Develops Amazing Fetal Ultrasound Image Technology.Ground-breaking research over the past two years have delivered UK laboratory 'Sense My Baby' with what some experts are calling 'the most advanced' ultrasound images ever seen.For Immediate Release United Kingdom-Seeing the first ultrasound image of your baby is a life-changing moment for any parents

Horizon Pharma Begins Initial Commercial Launch of RAYOS(R) (prednisone) Delayed-Release Tablets in the United States
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) today announced that RAYOS® (prednisone) delayed release tablets are now available to U.S. physicians to treat a broad range of diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Cold Weather Skincare Tips and Tricks for Busy Kids and Parents -- Presented by Skincare-News.com
Need pointers on keeping kids' sensitive skin protected during the harsh winter months? Whether little ones suffer from a severe skin condition or have mildly sensitive skin, the latest article by Skincare-News.com Attention, Parents: Skincare Tips for Kids' Cold Weather Skin Protection provides a handy guide for kids of all ages and skin types

Theravance Reports Favorable Outcome of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on VIBATIV(R) (telavancin) for the Treatment of Nosocomial Pneumonia
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced a favorable outcome of the Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee (AIDAC) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) meeting on VIBATIV® (telavancin) for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia (NP) due to susceptible isolates of Gram-positive microorganisms.

GoHealth: Five Ways to Use Flexible Saving Account Funds Before It's Too Late
GoHealthInsurance, the leading online exchange for individuals and families to compare health insurance quotes has some advice for Americans who use a flexible spending account (FSA) to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses. In light of the fact that FSA funds do not roll over at the end of the year, there are certain steps that consumers can take to get the most out of them before it's too late.

Houston Plastic Surgeon Reveals Breast Augmentation as Cornerstone of His Practice
Though he also performs tummy tuck and liposuction procedures, Dr. Philip Straka considers breast augmentation the cornerstone of his Houston plastic surgery practice. Breast augmentation procedures make up the majority of those he performs, and his work has attracted patients not only from the Houston area, but also from around the country.

Novartis highlights key data in patients with hematologic diseases and breast cancer with more than 140 abstracts at ASH and SABCS
Novartis International AG /Novartis highlights key data in patients with hematologic diseases and breast cancer with more than 140 abstracts at ASH and SABCS . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Theravance Announces Posting of Briefing Documents for FDA Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting on VIBATIV(R) (telavancin)
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted on its website briefing documents for the November 29, 2012 Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee (AIDAC) meeting

Tummy Tucks Most Popular Among Women of Childbearing Age; Atlanta Plastic Surgeon on Why
According to the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more than 41,000 tummy tuck procedures were performed for women between the ages of 30 and 39 in 2011, with 36 percent of the total number of tummy tucks performed last year

Quidel to Present at 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a leading provider of diagnostic testing solutions and cellular-based virology assays, announced today that it will present at the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference to be held at The New York Palace hotel in New York, NY on Tuesday, November 27, 2012.

Services of 108 ERS to all the Districts of MP till March 2013
GVK EMRI Madhya Pradesh to add 502 more ambulances by the end of March 2013

Nova IVI Fertility Introduces Delhi’s First IVF Center with Embryoscope Facility
Nova IVI Fertility, a division of Nova Medical Centers Pvt Ltd, India’s leading short stay surgical company announces the launch of New Delhi’s first of its kind IVF center with embryoscope facility, a technology to monitor growth of embryos with real time videos and live updates

Duchess of Cambridge makes first public appearance since pregnancy revealed
Kate Middleton presents awards at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Hubert denies rumours of 'Fresh Prince Of Bel Air' reunion with Smith
The 'Fresh Prince Of Bel Air' cast reunion photo posted by Will Smith on his Facebook page has enraged Janet Hubert - who played his aunt Vivian in the sitcom.

Same-sex contact among teenage girls higher than ever before
Number of girls in US having sexual contact with other girls is higher than ever before since the last decade, while teenage pregnancy has decreased, new study has revealed.

Twins born with two heads and one body in Brazil
A Brazilian woman has given birth to twins with two perfectly formed heads and one body.

Doctors claim mood swings from PMS my be easily treatable
Scientists have claimed that women who battle monthly mood swings, irritability and insomnia as a result of PMS could soon find relief as it may be easily treatable.

How pregnancy changes 'mommy brain'
Reproductive hormones may prepare a woman's brain for the demands of motherhood-helping her becomes less worked up by stress and more in tune to her baby's needs, a new study has revealed.

Helix BioPharma Corp. Files Clinical Trial Applications for Its Planned European Phase III Efficacy Trial of Topical Interferon Alpha-2b in Patients With Low-Grade Cervical Lesions

Sleepy's Hits a "Soft Spot" With New Ad Campaign Stressing Bedroom "Sanctuaries"
In the news release, "Sleepy's Hits a 'Soft Spot' With New Ad Campaign Stressing Bedroom 'Sanctuaries,'" issued earlier today by Sleepy's, we are advised by the company that the quote in the second paragraph should be attributed to "Adam Blank, Sleepy's Chief Operating Officer" rather than "Stuart Acker, VP Marketing, Sleepy's" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

Poorly contracting uterus in diabetic women increases risk of caesarean birth: Liverpool Varsity
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that the strength of uterine contractions in diabetic pregnant women is significantly weaker than in non-diabetic women, increasing the risk of emergency caesarean birth.

Overweight pregnant women 'should not eat for two'
Overweight women who are pregnant should avoid 'eating for two' and should stick to healthy diet and exercise, a new study has revealed.

Mum-to-be spends 3 months in titled bed to avoid miscarriage
A pregnant mother, who had suffered repeated miscarriages, has given birth to a baby girl after lying upside down for three months.

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