News tagged with obstetrics
A new Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study has found that low-income and minority parents may be more receptive to vaccinating their daughters against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), while white, middle-class parents ...
Cancer May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UNC researchers are launching a 5-year study aimed at understanding the role of oxytocin in postpartum depression and bonding between mothers and babies.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A new, free iPad application developed at UCLA helps women navigate through the sometimes confusing process of selecting a birth control method without sacrificing quality of information. The app is appealing to look at, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women with unintended pregnancy are four times more likely to suffer from postpartum depression at twelve months postpartum, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A small survey of U.S. obstetrics and gynecology residents finds that fewer than one in five receives formal training in menopause medicine, and that seven in 10 would like to receive it.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For the many pregnant women who are concerned about how beauty products, such as hair dyes and skin creams, will affect their developing baby, an expert offers some advice on what is safe.
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The rate of stillbirths in British Columbia, Canada, increased by 31% over a decade, although the rate of spontaneous stillbirths did not increase, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new gentler chemotherapy drug in the form of nanoparticles has been designed by Northwestern Medicine® scientists to be less toxic to a young woman's fertility but extra tough on cancer. This is the first cancer drug tested ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants taken by a woman during pregnancy do not impact her infant's growth over the first year, reports a new study from a Northwestern Medicine scientist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Why does chronic stress lead to increased risk for dementia? The answer may lie in the elevation of stress steroids that is seen in the brain during stress, Sara K. Bengtsson suggests in the thesis she is ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A surprisingly high number of women have postpartum depressive symptoms, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine® researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Recent changes to cervical cancer screening guidelines that recommend less stringent testing may result in a higher incidence of a particularly aggressive type of cervical cancer in young women, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have discovered that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese even on a high fat diet, a finding they believe may be replicated in humans.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from Norway found that women with a pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) of 40 had an increased risk of vacuum extraction delivery or Cesarean section (C-section). Findings that appear in Acta Obstetricia et Gy ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The seasonal variation of sunlight in Ireland means newborns from Caucasian women who had more sunlight months during their pregnancy (April – Sep) are more likely to have longer thighbones, ...
Health Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obstetrics (from the Latin obstare, "to stand by") is the surgical specialty dealing with the care of women and their children during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium. Midwifery is the non-medical equivalent. Veterinary obstetrics is the same concept for veterinary medicine.
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