Eating And Drinking During Labor?

Traditionally, the practice of restricting fluids and food during labor has been thought to be beneficial. Practitioners have held this view since the 1940s. The restriction is thought to prevent Mendelson’s syndrome (named after work by Dr. Carl Mendelson), a very rare, but sometimes fatal, result of regurgitated acidic stomach contents entering into the lungs…

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Primed Immune Systems -‘Good’ Bacteria

It has long been known among medical professionals that taking broad-spectrum antibiotics over a long period of time can lead to severe secondary bacterial infections and the overall weakening of the immune system. Only now researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine seem to have figured out why this is so. “One of…

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Peanut Alergies -Breakthrough for Children

Peanut allergy cases in children are on the rise, which adds to the already problematic diagnostic issues that are associated with the most common form of allergy. New research and testing is making sense out of the confusion over who is and is not allergic to peanuts. Researchers and scientists at University Hospital South Manchester,…

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