Results of a very large cohort study underscore the need for routine screening of kidney function and detection of acute kidney injury in all women hospitalized during pregnancy.
Judith M. Orvos, ELS
Reviewing a patient’s intake of opioids after cesarean may help optimize pain management post-discharge, according to results of a new study.
A package of nine individual bills has just been introduced that aim to improve health for black mothers in the United States.
Results of a new Scottish study suggest that delivery after 37 weeks’ gestation is optimal for uncomplicated twin pregnancies.
Finnish researchers say that maternal smoking during pregnancy leads to reduced infant body length and head circumference, effects that remain unchanged even if a woman stops smoking during the first trimester.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted a FAQ on coronavirus in pregnancy and interim guidance on breastfeeding in women who have or are suspected to have COVID-19.
New findings shows that screening mammography that led to detection of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) resulted in similar outcomes for both white and African-American women.
In-depth interviews with program administrators in Texas show that changes to Title X are decreasing access to services for teens and the quality of those services.
A randomized trial involving a simulated clinical encounter suggests that physician gender and race may not significantly affect patient satisfaction with or confidence in physicians.
Six single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPS) may be strongly associated with endometrial cancer risk, according to a new analysis of the latest evidence on genetics of the disease.