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TREATMENTS FOR ANAEMIA IN PREGNANCY THOUGHT TO BE DUE TO IRON DEFICIENCY

When the blood has insufficient red cells, or the red cells carry insufficient haemoglobin to deliver adequate oxygen to the tissues, this is called anaemia. There is normally a reduction in the haemoglobin concentrations in the mother’s blood during pregnancy, and this allows a better blood flow around the womb (uterus) and to the baby. … Continue reading

Power of acupuncture to ease migraines questioned in study

“Sham” acupuncture worked almost as well on migraine patients as three types of traditional acupuncture, a new study says. Robert Deutsch, USAT Patients in the three traditional acupuncture groups reported fewer days with a migraine in the four weeks after treatment than the control group, the study said. Enlarge Robert Deutsch, USAT Patients in the … Continue reading

Lifestyle and genetics in obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Medicobiological Unit, International Scientific Institute, National Sports Academy, Bulgaria. Abstract Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus are multifactorial health threats caused by a complex interplay between genetic predisposition and the environment with dramatically increasing worldwide prevalence. The role of heritability in their etiology is well recognized, however, the numerous attempts made in order certain genetic … Continue reading