Obstetrics

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

Prenatal antidepressant exposure may increase risk of poor motor development

A meta-analysis of 18 studies examining the association of prenatal antidepressant exposure with motor development in children showed a small overall effect of worse...

Lower and higher oxygen saturation targets result in equal but contrasting outcomes for extremely...

1. In this meta-analysis, there was no significant difference between lower and higher oxygen saturation targets on a primary composite of mortality or major...

Adolescent mothers in protective care more likely to have their children placed in care

1. Children born to adolescent mothers in the care of child protection services (CPS) were more likely to be taken into CPS care themselves...

Acupuncture does not improve the rate of live births among women undergoing in vitro...

1. In this randomized controlled trial, administration of acupuncture at the time of ovarian stimulation and embryo transfer did not improve the rate of...

Glyburide is not non-inferior to insulin in reducing perinatal complications in gestational diabetes

1. In this randomized controlled trial, glyburide was not non-inferior in terms of the composite rate of macrosomia, neonatal hypoglycemia, and hyperbilirubinemia compared with...

Computer analysis is not better than human clinical evaluation when it comes to measuring...

1. Similar associations were observed with clinical BI-RADS and automated BI-RADS with respect to interval and screen-detected cancer. 2. Both automated and clinical BI-RADS showed...

Screening insufficient for newborns exposed to hepatitis C virus

1. In this retrospective study, only a fraction of infants receiving well-child care at the study institution were screened for hepatitis C, despite being...

In-utero exposure to tenofovir-emtricitabine not associated with higher risk of adverse birth outcomes

1. Pairwise comparisons of tenofovir-emtricitabine and ritonavir-boosted lopinavir (TDF-FTC-LPV/r), zidovudine-lamivudine and ritonavir-boosted lopinavir (ZDV-3TC-LPV/r), and tenofovir-emtricitabine and ritonavir-boosted atazanavir (TDF-FTC-ATV/r) HIV regimens among pregnant...

Better UTI resolution with 5-day nitrofurantoin over single-dose fosfomycin

1. In this randomized controlled trial, women with uncomplicated urinary tract infections receiving 5-days of nitrofurantoin experienced increased clinical and microbiologic resolution at 28...

Prevalence of cerebral palsy in preterm infants changes over time

1. In preterm infants followed over a 3.75-year study period, the overall prevalence of cerebral palsy (CP) decreased from 16% to 12%, the prevalence...
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