Cancer patients should be routinely offered DNA tests to help select the best treatments for them, according to England's chief medical officer.
She carried the baby until full term and delivered naturally. She was very strong in her faith and had immense love for her baby. In honour of her motherhood I want to share her letter to others.
This information is for you if you are pregnant and are thinking of travelling by air. The information is relevant for short haul (under four hours), medium and long haul (over four hours) flights.
If you are a member of a flight crew or you fly frequently as part of your work, you should seek additional advice from your occupational health department concerning your own situation.
Doctors believed many decades ago that vitamin D was good only for healthy bones and teeth, but research has since proven otherwise. Vitamin D deficiency has now been linked to numerous health problems, including heart disease, depression, and even cancer. In fact, a recent study conducted by Boston University researchers revealed vitamin D deficiency actually affects your DNA: “Any improvement in vitamin D status will significantly affect expression of genes that have a wide variety of biologic functions of more than 160 pathways linked to cancer, autoimmune disorders and cardiovascular disease.”
Is the flu especially dangerous for pregnant women? Yes. Your immune system is weaker when you’re pregnant, so you’re more vulnerable to illness in general. And the flu can get serious very quickly during pregnancy and be complicated by infections such as pneumonia. Pregnant women with the flu also have a greater chance of serious