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maternal

[mə′tərn·əl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or related to a mother.
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Referring to different data-based reports the speakers said that annual ratio of maternal mortality in Pakistan was 276 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births.
The report also said risk of maternal death in the country's most deprived areas was 2.
In terms of placental research in humans, the feasibility of the analysis of the maternal plasma transcriptome during pregnancy demonstrated by the study of Tsui et al.
Arifeen SE, Maternal mortality in Bangladesh: a Countdown to 2015 country case study, Lancet, 2014, 384(9951):1366-1374.
Additionally, concentrations of maternal PFNA, PFUnDA, and PFDoDA were strongly correlated, indicating that these substances may have common sources of exposure.
The results from two separate studies, 'Global, regional, and national levels of neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013' and 'Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013' has been published in The Lancet.
Maternal mortality for 181 countries, 1980-2008: a systematic analysis of progress to Millennium Development Goal 5.
Ten countries have 60 per cent of the global maternal deaths: India (56,000), Nigeria (40,000), Democratic Republic of the Congo (15,000), Pakistan (12,000), Sudan (10,000), Indonesia (9,600), Ethiopia (9,000), United Republic of Tanzania (8,500), Bangladesh (7,200) and Afghanistan (6,400).
The medical activities that need to be implemented to prevent maternal mortality and morbidity are known, but global progress cannot be achieved unless effective policies are introduced by governments that enable women to access such care," Professor Arulkumaran explained.
Our large pooled analysis confirms that maternal smoking during pregnancy, particularly during the first trimester, is associated with a greater risk of offspring developing wheeze and asthma when they reach preschool age," concluded Dr.
PPH is the leading cause of maternal deaths with over 5000 women dying each year in Pakistan.
Maternal deaths attributed to non-pregnancy-related infections such as pneumonia and tuberculosis, which are largely because of HIV, fell to 191.

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