Obstetrics

Rising rates of high blood pressure complications in pregnancy

November 19, 2020

An analysis of CDC data presented at American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2020 suggests rates of high blood pressure complications during pregnancy nearly doubled during a period lasting from 2008-2017.

Maternal COVID-19 infection and placental abnormality

November 17, 2020

Findings from a retrospective study by researchers from NYU suggest that women with COVID-19 in pregnancy have an increased risk of placental abnormalities, regardless of whether their infection is symptomatic.

The impact of extended newborn screening programs on inherited metabolic diseases

October 20, 2020

Despite the fact that extended newborn screenings have been used for more than 20 years, the impact of such screenings on long-term clinical outcomes among individuals who had inherited metabolic diseases is still relatively unknown.