One study looks at how successful the 9vHPV vaccine is in preventing HPV-related cervical, vaginal, and vulvar diseases. Plus: FDA approves first neonatal MRI. Also, researchers note that obstetric services in rural areas severely lacking.
Preexisting medical conditions
The aim of this article is to educate ob/gyns about what not to do for acute and chronic pain, in the hope that increased awareness will help us prevent suffering and loss of life from opioid pain relievers.
A study looks at the efficacy of aspirin in reducing preterm preeclampsia. Plus: The CDC reports on antidepressant use in the United States. Also, a look at whether vaginal estrogen postmenopause increases the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer.
A study looks at the suspected association between certain antibiotics and the risk of major congenital malformations. Plus: A look at the impact that diet may have on the rate of cesareans.
This article reviews how migraines in women are impacted by the fluctuating hormone levels they experience throughout their lifecycle.
Mycoplasma genitalium. If you haven’t heard of it, you’re not alone. But in spite of its status as an emerging pathogen, the rising prevalence, linkage to adverse reproductive outcomes, and evidence of antibiotic resistance of M. genitalium all underscore the need for improved awareness of this organism.
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A round-up of research on obesity in pregnancy from the ACOG 2017 meeting in San Diego, California.
A study looks at the long-term impact that preeclampsia can have on mothers' brains. Plus: A study examines the impact of maternal obesity on a child's risk of childhood epilepsy.
The plaintiff alleged that given the fetal size and weight, earlier caesarean delivery was warranted and that improper management of shoulder dystocia and compound presentation of the posterior arm resulted in right Erb’s palsy, scapular winging, and decreased movement and function of the right extremity.