A recent research letter appearing in JAMA explored why maternal gastric bypass surgery may reduce risk to major birth defects in infants.
A recent study examined associations between normal-weight central obesity and mortality among postmenopausal women.
A new analysis tested the hypothesis that maternal anthropometric characteristics were associated with increased risk of subsequent childhood cancer development.
Proper positioning, careful choice of probe, and leveraging of post-processing capabilities all can improve ultrasound quality in this patient population.
Obesity in the setting of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) can be challenging to treat, according to a presentation at the 2019 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists annual clinical and scientific meeting in Nashville.
While obesity has been shown to have a strong correlation with an increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, the results from a large-scale, multicenter analysis show that the inverse may actually be true for younger women. PLUS: Women with denser breast tissue have higher recall and biopsy rates and increased odds of screen-detected and interval breast cancer, according to a recent study.
A recent study shows that mothers exposed to moderate to high levels of caffeine during pregnancy may give birth to infants that gain excess weight in early childhood. Plus: How does ART affect risk of stillbirth? Also: A study found that obese African-American women have significantly lower energy expenditure per kilogram of mass compared to obese white women with similar energy intake and physical activity levels.