Pregnancy

Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

5 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

A new paper published in the preprint server medRxiv* in August 2020 reports the design and preliminary findings of an ongoing study on pregnant mothers and their children born...
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Pregnancies leave Dogs in doubt for first final

14 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Western Bulldogs players Easton Wood and Josh Bruce are both in doubt for the Dogs' first final because their respective partners are due to give birth imminently.
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Pregnant Women With COVID-19 May Experience Premature Births, CDC Says

1 day ago   |   Scary Mommy

The study also notes that symptomatic pregnant women are more likely to experience preterm delivery than those without symptoms Due to the fact that COVID-19 was only...
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Uncovering the clock that sets the speed of embryo development

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Why do pregnancies last longer in some species than others? Researchers have found the clock that sets the speed of embryonic development and discovered the mechanism is based...
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15 Maternity Workout Shorts to Support Your Growing Bump While You Exercise

15 Maternity Workout Shorts to Support Your Growing Bump While You Exercise

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

Reverse lunges, yoga poses, family walks, and other light- to medium-impact exercises are great to do during pregnancy. But finding the right activewear while carrying around a...
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Antibiotics and Oral Contraceptives: Should We Worry?

2 days ago   |   Medscape

A new evidence review suggests that antibiotics reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills, resulting in unwanted pregnancy. Medscape Ob/Gyn
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Chrissy Teigen Accidentally Reveals Sex Of Baby On IG Stories

Chrissy Teigen Accidentally Reveals Sex Of Baby On IG Stories

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

While on “serious” bedrest, Chrissy Teigen accidentally shared the sex of her third child over Instagram Stories LOL whoops. During a recent Instagram Stories session, model...
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Chrissy Teigen accidentally and adorably reveals the sex of baby No. 3

3 days ago   |   NBC News

While updating her fans on her pregnancy progress, Teigen revealed the sex of her third baby with husband John Legend.
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Coronavirus May Increase Premature Births, Studies Suggest

3 days ago   |   NY Times

New studies provide more evidence that pregnant women may get severe Covid-19 symptoms and have an increased risk of pregnancy loss.
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Why Don't Electronic Health Records Mandate Pregnancy History?

3 days ago   |   Medscape

New data showing adverse pregnancy outcomes occurred in roughly 1 in 3 women and confirming an association with late ASCVD begs the question of why EHRs don't mandate pregnancy...
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Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

Newly Approved Drug Boosts Survival in Metastatic TNBC

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Certain Cancer Treatments Up COVID-19 Death Risk

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New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

New Drug to Fight COVID-19 Discovered

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Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid...

Youngsters barred from seeing their parents amid chaos over Covid restrictions in care homes

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US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

US CDC Updates Guidelines on COVID-19 Testing For Asymptomatic People

Guidelines for testing asymptomatic people have been updated by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These guidelines further reinforce the need to test even the... Read more ...

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

CDK4/6 Inhibition Boosts PFS in Endometrial Cancer

Women with advanced, hormone receptor -positive cervical cancer lived more than twice as long without disease progression if they received the CDK inhibitor palbociclib in... Read more ...

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Hundreds Gather On Steps Of Supreme Court To Honor RBG's Life

Mourners gathered within hours of hearing about Ginsburg's passing As the heartbreaking news spread about the death of woman's rights champion Ruth Bader Ginsburg , crowds... Read more ...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk...

Outcomes of a Physical Therapist-Led, Statewide, Community-Based Fall Risk Screening

Background and Purpose: Falls are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among US older adults and result in considerable medical and social consequences. Community-based... Read more ...