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Pregnancy and Birth

Ultrasound via smartphone

May 8, 2024

During an ultrasound examination, high-frequency sound waves are sent through the body, which are reflected by tissues and organs as echoes. The sound wave power of ultrasound devices used in obstetrics is...

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Perinatal stem cell research: Prof. Breymann in conversation with Famido.ch

March 20, 2024

This episode is about the fascinating world of stem cell storage from the placenta and umbilical cord. Prof. Breymann, a recognized expert in the field of perinatal stem cell research and pregnancy, discusses with...

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First Children's Runway Congress at THE CIRCLE at Zurich Airport (May 25, 2024)

March 1, 2024

The new "Kinderstartbahn" platform brings together experts from pediatrics and related fields with the common goal of giving children the best possible start in life. Dates: Saturday, May 25, 2024 Location: Circle Convention...

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Desire to have children

Ultrasound via smartphone

May 8, 2024

During an ultrasound examination, high-frequency sound waves are sent through the body, which are reflected by tissues and organs as echoes. The sound wave power of ultrasound devices used in obstetrics is so low that they do not cause any short or long-term damage to the body.

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First Children's Runway Congress at THE CIRCLE at Zurich Airport (May 25, 2024)

March 1, 2024

The new "Kinderstartbahn" platform brings together experts from pediatrics and related fields with the common goal of giving children the best possible start in life. Dates: Saturday, May 25, 2024 Location: Circle Convention Center at Zurich Airport. Expert audience and continuing education points Around...

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Grisons women become mothers late

January 30, 2024

Even 50 years ago, Swiss women were older than the European average when their first child was born. However, there are also differences between the cantons. Text: Romina Kranz (Editor, Südostschweiz, January 30, 2024) In the last 50...

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Application potential and current clinical applications of stem cells from umbilical cord and placenta

November 7, 2023

Webinar November 7, 2022, 17:30 - 18:30 CEST Speakers:

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Cholestasis during pregnancy (Gentics)

April 20, 2023

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) or pregnancy cholestasis is a liver disease that occurs in some women in late pregnancy. It manifests as severe itching, but without a visible rash. ICP can cause a temporary decrease in liver function in pregnant women,...

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Pharmacogenetics and individual drug metabolism in pregnancy.

April 15, 2023

During the first three months of pregnancy, about 80% of women take at least one medication. Nearly 30% of expectant mothers consume four or more medications during this period, both prescription and over-the-counter (not including vitamins or iron)....

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Iron Centre

Older age and well-being

April 16, 2024

Older age and well-being (Prof. Breymann comments on NZZ article from April 8, 2024) It is time that the topic of longevity, with all its sometimes obscure developments, was discussed and addressed seriously ("Eternal healthy life is a false promise", NZZ April 8,...

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Iron deficiency due to menstruation

January 20, 2024

Dr. med. Lydia Unger-Hunt conducts the interview with Prof. Dr. med. Christian Breymann, gynaecologist from Zurich, and general practitioner Dr. med. Urs Hürlimann, general practitioner from Hünenberg. The interview focuses on the roles of gynecologists and general practitioners in...

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Treatment of heavy bleeding disorders by sclerosing the uterine lining (NovaSure method)

November 20, 2023

Heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia, hypermenorrhea) is a common problem in women, especially after childbirth or after the age of 40. This excessive bleeding can lead to missed work and a feeling of weakness. Although hormone treatments or hormonal IUDs exist to regulate bleeding, there are...

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Prevention and healthy ageing

Older age and well-being

April 16, 2024

Older age and well-being (Prof. Breymann comments on NZZ article from April 8, 2024) It is time that the topic of longevity, with all its sometimes obscure developments, was discussed and addressed seriously ("Eternal healthy life is a false promise", NZZ April 8,...

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Treatment of heavy bleeding disorders by sclerosing the uterine lining (NovaSure method)

November 20, 2023

Heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia, hypermenorrhea) is a common problem in women, especially after childbirth or after the age of 40. This excessive bleeding can lead to missed work and a feeling of weakness. Although hormone treatments or hormonal IUDs exist to regulate bleeding, there are...

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Menopause and other symptoms of hormonal imbalances: Prof. Breymann in a podcast with Tine Hertz and One Thirty Labs from Copenhagen

November 6, 2023

The increase in life expectancy over the last century has had a significant impact on women's lives. Delayed childcare has led to fertility-related problems, and women now spend a greater proportion of their lives post-menopause,...

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