Obstetric/Gynecology News
  • 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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  • Caesarean births 'affecting human evolution'

    Added On : 14th December 2016

    In the UK, about one in four babies are born by caesareanThe regular use of Caesarean sections is having an impact on human evolution, say scientists.

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  • Study finds high rate of overdiagnosis from mammograms

    Added On : 18th October 2016

     Better treatment and not earlier detection with screening mammography may be the reason rates of death from breast cancer have declined in recent years, according to controversial results from a large U.S. database study.

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