Am I pregnant? Finding out the answer to that life-changing question isn’t something women want to gamble with. But knowing which at-home pregnancy test to use is a quandary all on its own. Should you shell out $15-plus for a fancy one or will a humble dollar-store pregnancy test be reliable? The answer might surprise you. Here’s what you need to know about confirming pregnancy with a home test (This is a home-use test kit to measure human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in your urine. You produce this hormone only when you are pregnant.) The following applies to all tests, from the cheap ones to the fancy digital ones that count down, flash and even spell out the word “pregnant”: — When women pee on or dip test sticks in urine, the test is designed to pick up traces of the pregnancy hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin, or HCG. This hormone enters your bloodstream and urine shortly after a fertilized egg attaches to the uterine lining and the placenta … [Read more...] about Dollar-store pregnancy tests: Are they as reliable as more fancy brand names?
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Updated 0417 GMT (1217 HKT) October 11, 2018 Arusha, Tanzania — It happens twice a year at Arusha Secondary School. Each one of the school's 800 female students is accompanied into a toilet and told to pee in a jar. Outside the cubicle, a teacher waits to make sure the samples are not swapped. The girls are taking compulsory pregnancy tests. And if they come back positive, the student is expelled immediately. The tests have been happening at this school, for students from grades eight and up, for three years. CNN visited two other schools in the Kilimanjaro and Arusha regions where similar testing took place; three more schools confirmed the tests in phone interviews. Elifuraha, who CNN is referring to by her first name, finds it difficult to talk about the shame she felt when teachers at the Moshono Secondary School in Arusha, summoned her for a mandatory pregnancy test. Elifuraha was 16 years old when she got pregnant. She tried to conceal her morning sickness at school, … [Read more...] about They failed mandatory pregnancy tests at school. Then they were expelled
Increasing awareness regarding the availability of pregnancy test kits with their clinically established safety and effectiveness Pregnancy Test Kits are used for an early indication of pregnancy and it is simple to use, cheap, and provide results in a couple of minutes.”— Lead Analyst @ Market Data ForecastHYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA, October 10, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The growing advance in technology has brought health care to the doorsteps of the consumer. One such development is the creation of pregnancy testing kits, which are used to confirm pregnancy among women. The earlier tiresome process of visiting hospitals, waiting in long queues for hours, and other complexities can be avoided with the simple use of these testing apparatus. The Global Pregnancy Testing Market was valued USD 1.29 billion in 2018 and is predicted to achieve USD 1.65 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 5.10%. Continuous technological advancements in pregnancy test kits, rising demand of … [Read more...] about Pregnancy Testing Market is driven by increasing adolescent pregnancies
By Samantha Ketterer Published 7:22 am CDT, Tuesday, August 28, 2018 A single-dose vial of the measles-mumps-rubella virus vaccine live, or MMR vaccine is shown. A single-dose vial of the measles-mumps-rubella virus vaccine live, or MMR vaccine is shown. Photo: Damian Dovarganes, STF / Associated Press Photo: Damian Dovarganes, STF / Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 A single-dose vial of the measles-mumps-rubella virus vaccine live, or MMR vaccine is shown. A single-dose vial of the measles-mumps-rubella virus vaccine live, or MMR vaccine is shown. Photo: Damian Dovarganes, STF / Associated Press Boy in Houston tests positive for measles, Texas Children's confirms 1 / 1 Back to Gallery A young … [Read more...] about Boy in Houston tests positive for measles, Texas Children’s confirms
Freshly baked homemade bagels with onion, sesame seed, poppy seed, cream cheese, and butter. (Fudio) A Maryland woman is blaming her false positive test for opiates on the breakfast she ate hours before giving birth. Elizabeth Eden was in labor at St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson last spring when doctors told her she tested positive for the drug. The new mother was shocked, especially when staff members told her she was being reported to the state. "I was in labor. I was sitting in the bed. I was having contractions. I was on a Pitocin drip, and the doctor came in and said, 'You've tested positive for opiates,'" Eden described to WBAL-TV. KHLOE KARDASHIAN EXPLAINS HER 'PREGNANCY LIPS' Confused, Eden wasn't sure what would have caused the false positive — but then she recalled the poppy seed bagel she had eaten earlier that day. Eden had learned in a school health class that eating poppy seeds could cause a false positive. "I said, 'Well, … [Read more...] about Maryland mom tests positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bagel