Obstetrics & Gynecology
The expanded approval was supposed by safety and efficacy data from the Phase 3 ACCESS IUS trial (N=1751) in women receiving Liletta. In the trial, Liletta demonstrated >99% efficacy in preventing pregnancy for up to 5 years in a broad patient population.
The use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy may not greatly increase the risk for major congenital malformations in offspring.
Higher risk for problems seen among black women, women with other health conditions.
Rate of spontaneous vaginal delivery similar for immediate pushing or waiting for 60 minutes.
One of the goals of the US Department of Health and Human Services National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan is to eliminate mother-to-infant transmission of HCV infection.
Many cases of vaginal foreign body are unusual and often difficult to detect.
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes may increase the risk for hot flashes during menopause.
Use of ondansetron for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy does not appear to be associated with birth defects.
Patients undergoing robotic hysterectomy were found to report comparable pain scores when receiving celecoxib perioperatively or ketorolac postoperatively.
The recent Supreme Court decision on crisis pregnancy centers is expected to complicate the future of some health laws.
As healthy levels of folic acid, iodine, magnesium, vitamin D, and iron demonstrate improved outcomes in pregnancy, understanding of the function of these essential nutrients on health would benefit family practitioners caring for women of childbearing age.
These findings suggest an increased risk for postpartum depressive symptoms in mothers with gestational diabetes, independent of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy.
A 32-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with gradually worsening generalized headache 8 days after giving birth to her second child.
"Moral norms" in the medical domain must be applied to pregnant women and their physicians.
Researchers created a 3-part online survey to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and barriers of primary care providers and gynecologists regarding vulvovaginal atrophy.
Findings among diverse population of overweight, obese women.
High-dose folic acid supplementation beyond the first trimester does not prevent pre-eclampsia in high-risk women.
Long-term effects seen in mothers, but offspring not significantly overweight, obese.
The North American Menopause Society has found that postmenopausal women with a breast cancer diagnosis may have vitamin D deficiency as well as higher rates of obesity.
According to the Imvexxy prescribing information, women should generally be started at the 4mcg dosage strength with dosage adjustment guided by clinical response.
Investigators sought to determine clinical predictors to identify risk for perinatal recurrence in women with bipolar disorder.
Extreme differences in daily photoperiod during pregnancy may be related to risk for lifetime depression in offspring.
No association was observed between prenatal vaccination of Tdap vaccination and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder risk in children.
Many women are unconvinced of the potential harmful effects of marijuana use in pregnancy due to the lack of available evidence.
Supplementation linked to higher BMI z score at age 6 years but no higher proportion of obese children.
Increases in use of 1 or more contraceptive methods, dual-method use, long-acting reversibles.
For expectant mothers with chronic hypertension, labor induction after 38 weeks of gestation may prevent hypertensive complications without increasing the risk of cesarean delivery.
For women with pregnancies at high risk for trisomy 21, performing cell-free DNA tests over direct invasive karyotyping procedures did not reduce the risk for miscarriage.
The 5 topics addressed by the 11-member expert panel include epidemiology, clinical presentation, therapeutic effects of antidepressants, effects of hormone therapy, and the effectiveness of other therapies (eg, psychotherapy, exercise, natural health products).
Investigators assessed whether adrenal suppression with low-dose dexamethasone improved IVF outcomes.