Obstetric/Gynecology News
  • 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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  • Early menopause linked to a woman's reproductive history

    Added On : 31st January 2017

     The age at which women get their first period, along with the number of children they have, may influence when they enter menopause, a new study from Australia finds.

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  • Gene complex linked to PMS symptoms identified, offering hope for treatment

    Added On : 6th January 2017

     In what is being hailed as a big development for women’s health, National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers said they have discovered the molecular mechanisms that may be behind a woman’s likelihood to suffer from symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

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  • Don't cut the cord too fast; a pause benefits most newborns

    Added On : 25th December 2016

     Don't cut that umbilical cord too soon: A brief pause after birth could benefit most newborns by delivering them a surge of oxygen-rich blood.

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  • Sleep apnea tied to diabetes and hypertension during pregnancy

    Added On : 22nd December 2016

           Pregnant women who experience certain breathing problems during sleep may be more likely to develop complications like high blood pressure and diabetes, recent U.S. research suggests.

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