Obstetrics

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

ADHD medications in pregnancy may increase risk of infantile morbidity

1. Infants born to mothers who used medications for treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) during pregnancy had increased risk of central nervous system (CNS)...

Preterm birth with small for gestational age status may increase mortality

1. The rate and risk of mortality <28 days from birth was the highest in infants born with both preterm birth (PTB) and small...

Long-term Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy and ADHD

1. After adjusting for potential confounders, long-term maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy demonstrated an association with ADHD in offspring, though the association was...

Prenatal pollution exposure linked to decreased telomere length

1. In this prospective analysis, prenatal exposure to environmental pollution was associated with decreased telomere length in newborns. 2. The link between prenatal pollution and...

Lifestyle factors important in subsequent cardiovascular risk for women with gestational diabetes

1. In this prospective cohort study, history of gestational diabetes (GDM) was associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in life. 2. After...

Blood transfusions from ever-pregnant donors may increase mortality in male patients

1. In this retrospective analysis, there was a slight increase in male patient mortality per transfusion when receiving blood from an ever-pregnant donor compared...

Congenital heart surgery in trisomy 13 and 18 linked to decreased inpatient mortality

1. Congenital heart surgery (CHS) in patients with trisomy 13 (T13) and trisomy 18 (T18) was significantly associated with a reduction in in-hospital mortality...

Oral HPV infection linked to higher prevalence in males than females

1. Prevalence of both overall and high-risk oral HPV infection was markedly high in males than females. 2. Concurrent oral and genital HPV infection as...

Cognitive dysfunction linked to extreme prematurity, severe growth restriction combination

1. Patients born both extremely premature and with severe growth restriction were found to have decreased level of functioning in multiple cognitive domains when...

Adiponectin treats some symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome in mice [PreClinical]

1. In mouse models of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), elevated adiponectin levels ameliorated metabolic dysfunction. 2. However, adiponectin was unable to completely restore reproductive...
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