Obstetrics

Reports of high-impact obstetrics and gynecology studies by medical professionals

Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages during pregnancy linked to childhood obesity

1. Higher consumption of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) during pregnancy was associated with increased adiposity in childhood. 2. Sugary soda consumption by pregnant women, rather...

Lithium during pregnancy linked to modest increase in cardiac malformations

1. There has been concern about the linkage between lithium use during pregnancy and a risk of cardiac malformations, specifically Ebstein’s anomaly, with varying...

Universal testing and treatment of HIV in East Africa led to improved coverage with...

1. This cluster randomized control trial found that implementing community-based testing and treatment program in East Rural Africa significantly increased the proportion of HIV-positive...

No link between cesarean delivery and BMI in later childhood

1. Examination of anthopometric data on infants from 2 Danish prospective cohorts showed that infants born by cesarean delivery (CD) vs. vaginal delivery had...

Antenatal corticosteroid administration hours before delivery may be beneficial: The EPICE cohort

1. In this population-based cohort study, any antenatal corticosteroid (ANS) administration was associated with lower infant mortality than no ANS. The largest risk reduction...

Hepatitis C on the rise among reproductive-aged women

1. The number of reproductive-aged women infected with HCV doubled from 2006 to 2014. 2. HCV infection among children was more common among those aged...

Antidepressant use in pregnancy not linked with autism-spectrum disorder in exposed children

1. No significant association between serotonergic antidepressant use and autism spectrum disorder risk was found between exposed and unexposed children. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study...

Müllerian inhibiting substance is a safe contraceptive that prevents chemotherapy-induced infertility [PreClinical]

1. Müllerian inhibiting substance (MIS) was found to be a successful and safe contraceptive in female mice. 2. Female mice administered MIS during chemotherapy exhibited...

Low dose hydrocortisone not associated with adverse neurodevelopment in extremely preterm infants

1. Among extremely preterm infants, low-dose hydrocortisone was not associated with adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes at 2 years of age. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown:...

No link between antenatal betamethasone and abnormal childhood bone development

There was no difference in bone mineral content, size and frequency of fractures in children who received repeated antenatal doses of glucocorticoids compared to...
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