A new study suggests that changes in the fetal brain caused by infections during pregnancy may be linked with autism and possibly depression.
Judith M. Orvos, ELS
Findings suggest 3D mammography may have advantages over 2D mammography in several areas when it comes to cancer diagnosis in younger women.
New international research offers data that ob/gyns can use to better manage cholestasis in pregnancy and counsel patients about risk of stillbirth associated with the condition.
Referral for counseling is key for women at risk.
Automated evaluation of digital images of the cervix may have potential in point-of-care cancer screening, according to results of a proof-of-concept study.
To address limitations in previous literature on associations between ART and worse perinatal outcomes in offspring, researchers from Finland analyzed potentially harmful effects of ART using a sibling-comparison model approach. PLUS: Consumer and personal care products and BP in pregnancy. ALSO: How can racial disparities in breastfeeding be reduced in the American South?
A new round of lawsuits has been filed, aimed at hospitals in Ohio and a firm that specializes in temperature monitoring and reporting.
An analysis of recent US insurance claims data calls into question how effective educational campaigns to reduce antibiotic overprescription are in clinical practice.
A new study provides insight into what effect the ACA Medicaid expansion had on preconception insurance coverage among low-income women.
Although human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination has decreased cervical cancer morbidity and mortality, secondary prevention through screening remains an important strategy. PLUS: Does being black influence hysterectomy route and outcomes? ALSO: Syphilis in pregnancy on the rise.