Obstetrics

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

[BMJ] Low glycemic index diet in pregnancy has positive effect on gestational weight gain...

Image: CC/Ernest Large for gestational age infants (macrosomia) pose problems for both the neonate and the mother. These infants are more likely to become obese...

[Ann Intern Med.] Asymptomatic, low risk women should not be screened for ovarian cancer...

Image: CC/James Heilman. Ovarian cancer on CT scan.  Primer: Ovarian cancer, while uncommon, is the most lethal gynecologic malignancy. In 2004, the U.S. Preventive Services...

Four different types of breast cancer revealed based on molecular data

Image: CC Key study points: 1.     This study identifies four distinct types of breast cancer by integrating six different types of molecular data from breast cancer...

Maternal hypertension in utero associated with decreased cognitive ability throughout life and in to...

Image: PD Key study points: 1. Men born to mothers that experienced hypertension during pregnancy achieved lower arithmetic and total cognitive scores at age 68.5 compared...

Live births from Assisted Reproductive Technologies increasing in recent years

Image: PD. An ectopic embryo. Key study points: 1.  The ideal outcome in Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) is a liveborn singleton neonate. 2. From 2000...

HPV vaccination not associated with increase in sexual activity-related outcomes amongst 11 and 12...

Image: PD/NIH Key findings: Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in adolescent girls (aged 11 to 12) was not associated with any significant increase in studied sexual activity-related...

[Physician Comment] Favorable pregnancy outcomes, including low rate of pelvic adhesions, following robot-assisted laparoscopic...

Image: CC/Nimur Study author, Dr. Antonio Gargiulo, talks to 2 Minute Medicine. Center for Infertility and Reproductive surgery and Medical Director of the Department of Robotic...

Rate of change of Antimüllerian hormone (AMH) is an independent predictor of time to...

Key study points:  1. In women aged 35-48 years old, rate of AMH change was independently associated with risk of menopause.  2. Including rate of AMH...

Nutrient-enriched formula linked to increased head circumference and lower fat mass in a subset...

Image: CC/Flickr Key study points: 1. Preterm infants whose birth weight was appropriate for gestational age (AGA) had higher head circumferences and lower fat mass percentages...

Neonatal care not associated with early developmental delays in children born late preterm

Image: PD Key study points: 1. Late preterm infants (LPIs, born between 34 weeks and 36 weeks and 6 days) who received intensive care were more...
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