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Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women with type 1 diabetes experience a shorter reproductive period

The length of the female reproductive period (the time from the onset of menses to the final menstrual period) has important health implications. A new study compared the length of reproductive periods for women with type ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Layperson can reduce pregnant women's depression as well as mental health professional

Perinatal depression has soared during the pandemic. But many mental health professionals are overwhelmed and can't take on new clients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Baby infected with coronavirus in the womb

A pregnant woman with suspected COVID-19 was rushed by ambulance to Skåne University Hospital, in Malmo, Sweden, suffering from sudden severe abdominal pain. The doctors noticed that the unborn infant had an abnormally low ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Treatment to lower RA disease activity feasible in pregnancy

(HealthDay)—Low disease activity and remission are feasible goals for women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) cared for with a modern treatment approach during pregnancy, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in the ...


USPSTF recommends low-dose aspirin to prevent preeclampsia

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends the use of low-dose aspirin as preventive medication after 12 weeks of gestation for persons at high risk for preeclampsia. This recommendation forms ...

Oncology & Cancer

Another casualty of the pandemic? Women's health

When Stephanie Fajuri, 36, had an abnormal Pap smear a decade ago, her doctor advised her to come in for annual screenings to keep an eye on her health. She was diligent about doing so regularly—until she was confronted ...