Obstetrics & Gynecology
Women with preeclampsia with severe features had increased right ventricular systolic pressure and decreased global right ventricular longitudinal systolic strain.
Platelet counts of 150,000/mm at time of delivery more common with pregnancy-related complications
Researchers from the University of Bristol found no association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders.
In New Zealand, large proportion did not receive event debrief, referral to social support or specialist
An evaluation assessed the nonhealthcare-related influences that have led to misconceptions about long-acting reversible contraceptives.
Researchers assessed the effect of testosterone, estradiol, dehydroepiandrosterone, and sex hormone-binding globulin levels on coronary heart disease, heart failure, and cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women.
No Additional Benefits With Vaginal Estradiol Tablets, Moisturizers for Postmenopausal Vulvovaginal SymptomsJune 14, 2018
Prescribed vaginal estradiol tablets and over-the-counter vaginal moisturizers may not be more effective than placebos for postmenopausal vulvovaginal symptoms.
Equol-containing nutraceuticals may be beneficial for postmenopausal women with vaginal symptoms.
The FDA approval was supported by findings from a Phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that evaluated Imvexxy (4mcg and 10mcg) vs placebo from baseline to week 12.
A physician report indicates that 4 placebo (non-hormonal) capsules were placed in the first 4 days of therapy instead of active capsules.
Active major depression in women not associated with negative fertility outcomes.
Impact of medications on mother-infant dyad should be considered, as many women breastfeed
Diethylstilbestrol exposure during pregnancy is associated with multigenerational neurodevelopmental deficits in childhood, including ADHD.
From 2007 to 2015 there was a decrease in perinatal mortality at gestational ages 39 to 40 weeks
Elevated risk of various cardiovascular outcomes, including pulmonary heart disease, atrial fibrillation
The USPSTF has found that screening for intimate partner violence is beneficial for reproductive-aged women, although there is inadequate evidence to weigh the balance of benefits and harms of screening for abuse in elderly and vulnerable adults.
No statistically significant difference was observed in the number or duration of prenatal ultrasonographic scans across the entire pregnancy in children with later autism compared with controls with non-ASD developmental delay or typical development.
Increase in use depends on the amount of reduction in out-of-pocket costs
Genetic mutations assays using PapSEEK may facilitate the detection of certain cancers using fluids from Pap tests.
Standardizing postpartum depression screening in the ambulatory pediatric setting coupled with implementing a referral algorithm and referral guide can help more PPD cases be identified, further evaluated, and treated.
The incidence of ovarian cancer was not related to metformin or statin usage among women with type 2 diabetes.
Many medical schools provide paternity and maternity leaves, though the duration may among schools.
Of the women who gave birth in 2016, over 7% smoked cigarettes while pregnant.
Cesarean delivery is associated with a reduced rate of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, but this should be weighed against the association with increased risks for fertility, future pregnancy, and long-term childhood outcome.
The USPSTF has issued an updated recommendation statement on ovarian cancer screening.
Laparoscopy became the most common surgical approach for hysterectomy between 2010 and 2013, with associated changes in payments statistics for hysterectomy.
In this 30-year prospective cohort study, self-reported duration of lactation in women of childbearing age was associated with a lower risk of development of diabetes.
Several reproductive variables were independently linked to increased CVD risks.
Use of folic acid or multivitamins during pregnancy is associated with a significantly reduced risk of ASD in offspring.
Because of the high number of unintended pregnancies and the effectiveness of LARCs, they should be a first-line contraceptive option for most women.