Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary OB/GYN website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.
Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, November 27 - Friday, December 1, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) Inactivated COVID-19 vaccines in pregnancy: No impact on neonatal outcome, study finds
A comprehensive cohort study explored the impact of inactivated COVID-19 vaccines administered within 3 months before conception, revealing reassuring findings that neonatal outcomes, including preterm birth and NICU admission, remain unaffected.
2.) Impact of racial discrimination on hypertension risk in highly-educated Black women
Explore the pivotal role of educational attainment in shaping the complex link between racial and ethnic discrimination and hypertension risk in Black women.
3.) Link between reproductive life span and postmenopausal muscle mass
A recent study in Menopause, the journal of The Menopause Society, suggests that a longer reproductive life span and later age at menopause may be associated with a reduced risk of low handgrip strength in postmenopausal women.
4.) Navigating reproductive health: Insights on menstrual cycles and autoimmune diseases
Researchers from the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) present new data on how autoimmune diseases impact pregnant women, particularly in fertility.
5.) A closer look at women's concerns on breast density in clinician discussions
A study found variations in discussions about breast density based on race and ethnicity, leading researchers to urge enhanced cultural competency and shared decision-making to bridge critical gaps in breast density conversations.