Obstetrics & gynaecology

Abortion remains medically safe for U.S. women

(HealthDay)—Debate rages over access to abortion, but experts say the collected medical evidence makes one thing clear—it is a fundamentally safe procedure for women.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mathematical modelling to prevent fistulas

It is better to invest in measures that make it easier for women to visit a doctor during pregnancy than measures to repair birth injuries. This is the conclusion from two mathematicians at LiU, using Uganda as an example.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

NAFLD in pregnancy increases risks for mother and baby

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in pregnancy has nearly tripled over the past ten years. It increases risks for both mother and baby, including hypertensive complications of pregnancy, bleeding after delivery, and ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

The effects of inflammatory bowel disease on pregnancy

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis—often affects women of childbearing age. A study published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics compared the health of pregnant and ...

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