Obstetric/Gynecology News
  • Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure Risk

    Added On : 16th May 2017

    Image result for Timing of Menopause May Affect Heart Failure RiskWomen whose periods end early and those who never give birth seem at added risk, research suggests

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  • Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss

    Added On : 14th May 2017

    Image result for Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing LossOlder age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

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  • Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' womb

    Added On : 6th May 2017

    graphic of lamb in the biobagScientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag.

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  • Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver 'cuts deaths by a third'

    Added On : 27th April 2017

    Utako OkamotoA cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding to death, in a discovery that should change practice around the world, say researchers.

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  • Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women

    Added On : 23rd April 2017

    Image result for Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, WomenCertain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

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  • Zika birth defects found in 1 in 10 infected US pregnant women

    Added On : 13th April 2017

    An estimated one in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika infections had a fetus or baby with virus-related birth defects, U.S. researchers saidAn estimated one in 10 pregnant women with confirmed Zika infections had a fetus or baby with virus-related birth defects, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday. The Vital Signs report, released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is the first to analyze a group of U.S. women with a confirmed case of Zika during pregnancy.

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  • Early first menstruation tied to pregnancy diabetes risk

    Added On : 12th March 2017

    A pregnant woman gets her blood sugar levels checked.Women who got their first period at age 11 or earlier are at higher risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy, a recent Australian study suggests.

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  • Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk

    Added On : 9th March 2017

    Image result for Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy RiskBut study authors stress that a cause-and-effect link wasn't proven

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  • Diabetes in pregnancy tied to altered fat cells in adult offspring

    Added On : 8th March 2017

            When pregnant mothers have diabetes, their children may have altered fat cells that make metabolic diseases in adulthood more likely, a small Danish study suggests.

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  • Exercise during pregnancy may help obese women avoid dangerous complications

    Added On : 15th February 2017

            Exercise may be an efficient way for obese pregnant women to lower their risk of diabetes, dangerously high blood pressure and other complications, research suggests.

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