Unpaid caregivers, typically family members, are crucial to patients who do not reside in long-term care facilities but require assistance with daily tasks.
New mammogram-based risk measures based on brightness and texture improve breast cancer risk prediction beyond an established measure of mammographic density.
Oral contraceptives have a lasting protective effect against ovarian and endometrial cancer, according to a new study.
Prescription of asthma medications before and during pregnancy is associated with increased prevalence of adverse perinatal outcomes.
Study authors evaluated the performance of symptom-based definitions to detect influenza in a cohort of pregnant women in India, Peru, and Thailand.
Risk for pregnancy loss increases for men with one, two, three or more versus no components of metabolic syndrome
Tanning bed use in early adulthood is associated with an increased risk for endometriosis.
Several previously FDA-approved medicines were approved for additional uses in November 2020.
Endometriosis affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age, with peak prevalence occurring in those aged 25 to 35 years.
From 2016 to 2019, there was an increase in prepregnancy obesity in the United States, according to the CDC.
Use of any and combined hormonal contraceptives is associated with a reduction in the risk for severe asthma exacerbation.
Breastfeeding is associated with fewer parent-reported behavioral difficulties, which decrease further with longer duration of breastfeeding.
Investigators assessed the relationship between infection with severe SARS-CoV-2 and spontaneous abortion.
Authors assessed the association between iciHHV-6 and spontaneous abortion, as well as the pregnancy histories of mothers in families with iciHHV-6, to determine if paternal origin is more common than maternal origin.
Researchers found that 65.3% of women aged 15 to 49 years in the United States were currently using contraception in 2017 to 2019.
The use of NSAIDs after 20 weeks of pregnancy may lead to low levels of amniotic fluid surrounding the baby resulting in kidney complications.
Serotonergic antidepressants are effective for sleep disturbances in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women even without major depressive disorder.
Several medical organizations are advocating for clinical practice to remain unchanged after a study suggested a link between maternal epidurals and autism spectrum disorder in offspring.
Review of patient-reported outcomes identified posttreatment symptoms ranging in severity from pain to bother in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer.
A clinical diagnosis of ASD was the main outcome of the study.