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Can vitamin D reduce the risk of COVID-19 complications during pregnancy?

Dr Larisa Corda, leading Obstetrician and Gynaecologist sheds some light on how vitamin D supplementation canbe vital to maintaining good health during pregnancy, particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Biology of Love

Here, Dr Sue Carter brings us a collection of observations from the Kinsey Institute, to illustrate the biology of Love.
recurrent UTI's

Top tips to prevent recurrent UTI’s in women

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares some of her top tips on how to prevent recurrent UTI's in women.
Coronavirus and women’s health

Coronavirus and women’s health: Contraception, pregnancy and menopause

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, addresses a variety of concerns related to coronavirus and women's health from contraception and pregnancy to menopause, highlighting why this virus affects men and women differently.
hypertensive disorders in human pregnancy, preeclampsia

Could vitamin D reduce hypertensive disorders in human pregnancy?

Dr. Yuping Wang and Dr. David F. Lewis from LSUHSC-Shreveport discuss how to reduce hypertensive disorders in human pregnancy.
lower back pain, vitamin D deficiency

Post-menopause vitamin D deficiency linked to lower back pain

A new study has identified that vitamin D deficiency is one of the key causes of increased disc degeneration and lower back pain.
diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

The rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

Tammy Z Movsas, MD, MPH, discusses how the Zietchick Research Institute aims to identify the main stimulus for the rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy.
pregnancy loss

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy, preeclampsia and pregnancy loss

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy, preeclampsia and pregnancy loss are examined here as an example of the excellent work of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in the U.S. around investigating human development.
mental health of parents, family

What kind of help is there for the mental health of parents?

Here, we discuss what kind of support and help there is for the mental health of parents.
vitamin d in pregnancy, human development

Human development: The role of vitamin D in pregnancy

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy is an example of work by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, investigating human development.
fetal medicine research

Fetal medicine research: Improving the health of pregnant women and their babies

Dr Nobuhiko Hayashi from The Fetal Medicine Foundation Japan, underlines the importance of improving the health of pregnant women and their babies through fetal medicine research and training.
vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency and increased endothelial inflammatory response in preeclampsia

Drs Yuping Wang and David F. Lewis from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport, discuss the impact of vitamin D deficiency and aberrant vitamin D receptor expression on endothelial function in preeclampsia.
is birth necessary, the kinsey institute

Is birth necessary? And if so, why?

Dr. Sue Carter, Distinguished University Scientist and former Director of the Kinsey Institute, asks if birth is necessary, and if so, why?
risk of heart problems, older mothers

Men born from older mothers at risk of heart problems

Researchers have found that placenta changes could suggest that male offspring are more at risk of heart problems later on in life.
exercise during pregnancy, key tissues

Exercise during pregnancy helps restore tissues of obese mothers

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that exercise immediately before and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body.
Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Vitamin D and pregnancy – understanding the beneficial effects

Vitamin D, an essential fat-soluble vitamin and steroid hormone, is explored here with a focus on its beneficial effects when it comes to pregnancy.
maternal and child health, vitamin D

Vitamin D boosts maternal and child health

Dr Andrew Bremer, a Paediatric Endocrinologist and Chief of the Pediatric Growth and Nutrition Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, details NICHD-supported research on vitamin D in pregnancy and early childhood development.

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