Obstetrics & gynaecology

2021 to 2022 saw 5% decline in overall fetal mortality rate

The overall U.S. fetal mortality rate decreased by 5% between 2021 and 2022, according to a November Vital Statistics Rapid Release report, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Predicting postpartum hospitalizations among high-risk populations

Racial inequities in maternal morbidity and mortality persist into the postpartum period, leading to a higher rate of postpartum hospital use among Black and Hispanic people but until now little was understood how to best ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

1999 to 2020 saw decrease in cystic fibrosis-related mortality

Cystic fibrosis (CF)-related mortality rates declined and the median age of death among CF decedents increased in the United States from 1999 to 2020, according to a study published online Sept. 12 in Scientific Reports.

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