Obstetrics & gynaecology

Opioids: Leading cause of pregnancy-related death in new Utah moms

As the opioid epidemic rages on, one vulnerable group—new moms—have often been overlooked. A new study at the University of Utah Health found that drug-induced death is the most common cause of pregnancy-associated death ...

Medications

Early postpartum opioids linked with persistent usage

Vanderbilt researchers have published findings indicating that regardless of whether a woman delivers a child by cesarean section or by vaginal birth, if they fill prescriptions for opioid pain medications early in the postpartum ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Postpartum depression linked to mother's pain after childbirth

While childbirth pain has been linked to postpartum depression, the culprit may be the pain experienced by the mother following childbirth, rather than during the labor and delivery process, suggests new research presented ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

MRI indicates sacroiliitis in some healthy individuals

(HealthDay)—Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) positive for sacroiliitis is seen in a considerable number of healthy individuals without back pain, according to a study recently published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Osteopathic manipulation can improve pain in postpartum women

Preliminary results demonstrate that osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) helps reduce acute pain in postpartum women, regardless of whether they delivered vaginally or via cesarean. The study results published today ...

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