Tag: childbirth

1. Systematic review of RCTs demonstrates reduced rate of early preterm birth (<34 weeks) for high-risk (previous spontaneous preterm birth, short cervix) singleton pregnancies with vaginal progesterone and intramuscular 17-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17-OHPC). 2. Efficacy of vaginal progesterone and 17-OHPC may be more effective for women with short cervices.  Evidence Rating Level:...
1. The authors of the study concluded that parous women may have an elevated breast cancer risk for over 20 years following delivery. 2. The increased risk for breast cancer in parous women compared to nulliparous women was greatest at 5 years postpartum. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Breast cancer...