The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today in a huge privacy dispute over drunk driving arrests. The case turns on whether police can snag blood samples from unwilling suspected drunk drivers without a search warrant.
How long a healthy pregnancy lasts can vary by as much as five weeks, even when doctors precisely determined the date of conception, a new study suggests. Although the length of a healthy pregnancy is known to be variable, some of this variation was thought to be due to errors in determining the age of the baby, the researchers said.
By C.E. HugginsNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women who gain too few pounds, or even lose weight, during pregnancy may be putting their unborn child at risk, a new study suggests."While many people recommend that weight loss in pregnancy, particularly for very obese women is ok . . . (there) may be adverse effects," said Dr. Patrick Catalano, director of the Center for Reproductive Health at MetroHealth in Cleveland, Ohio.
Japan's finance minister left hospital temporarily Wednesday to attend a cabinet meeting, but said he was exhausted and would follow doctors' advice about when to return to work full-time.Hirohisa Fujii, 77, was hospitalised Monday for a rest and medical tests due to high blood pressure and fatigue after weeks of hard work on the budget.He held a press conference after Wednesday's cabinet meeting, as usual, but was expected to return to hospital later in the day for further tests.