Health

Choline makes a key nutrient available for baby development

The nutrient choline—shown to have long-term benefits for children whose mothers consume it during pregnancy—also helps the body more efficiently use an omega 3 fatty acid that is essential for fetal brain, cognition ...

Cardiology

Cardio-obstetrics survey reveals new training needs

Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of pregnancy‐related death, yet a new national survey led by doctors at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai suggests that few cardiologists, trainees or care team members ...

Medications

Is Plan B less effective in people who weigh more than 165lbs?

After Texas lawmakers banned most abortions this past April, demand for the emergency contraceptive pill Levonorgestrel—known by the brand name Plan B—shot up in the state, U.S. Today reports. And with other states poised ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New recommendations on mastitis spectrum diagnosis and treatment

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) has released new recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of the mastitis spectrum. These recommendations are published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine.

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