Study shows the impact of adversity on sleep problems in fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
In this study, investigators focused on children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), who are known to experience significant sleep disturbances.
Midwives implement screening practices for postpartum depression more than practitioners
Because early detection of PPD is crucial and its prevalence is growing in the US, the condition poses significant risks to both maternal and neonatal health.
Maternal mortality rates highlight alarming inequities by state, race/ethnicity
The American Indian and Alaska Native population show the largest increase in median state ratios, rising from 14 - 49.2, while the Black population consistently had the highest median state ratios, increasing from 26.7 - 55.4.
Screening gaps: study uncovers alarming rates of iron deficiency in adolescents
Significant cases of missed diagnoses of iron-deficiency emphasize the need for improved screening strategies and proactive measures to address these health risks.
Obstructive sleep apnea increase risk of long COVID in adults
Results from the NIH RECOVER Initiative study show an 89% risk of long COVID in women with sleep apnea and 59% in men when compared with adults without the condition.
Sleep and dementia risk in women: Evidence from the million women study
Sleep duration and daytime napping are not strongly linked to dementia risk, although there may be a small increase in risk associated with short sleep duration.
Obstructive sleep apnea amplifies cardiovascular risk in women with comorbidities
In patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome and metabolic syndrome, obstructive sleep apnea was associated with an increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in women, but not in men.
Air pollution exposure linked to bone damage in postmenopausal women
Investigators identify a strong association between exposure to air pollution and bone mineral loss in postmenopausal women.
Severe maternal morbidity is a threat to individuals with sickle cell disease
"Despite advances in SCD management and high-risk pregnancy care, at the national level, outcomes in this population have not improved since the last NIS analysis of data from 1999 to 2008," investigators write.
Nipocalimab demonstrates positive data in pregnant patients at risk for hemolytic disease of fetus, newborn
The rare condition can lead to life-threatening anemia in the fetus and currently lacks FDA-approved treatments.
From cesarean section to childhood asthma: New evidence sheds light on the relationship
The relationship between cesarean sections and childhood asthma has been investigated before, however, previous results have yielded conflicting evidence.
The impact of diet on IBS
Dr. Aljaras talks about the importance of focusing on diet when examining irritable bowel syndrome.
Pregnancy outcomes vary in women with psoriatic arthritis
The study examines the impact of antirheumatic treatment on pregnancy outcomes in women with psoriatic arthritis.
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