Obstetrics & gynaecology

PCOS linked to increased risk of preterm delivery for twins

(HealthDay)—Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) diagnosis is associated with increased risk of preterm delivery in twin pregnancies, according to a study published in the September issue of BJOG: An International Journal of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Treatment guidelines for twin pregnancies

A monochorionic twin pregnancy, a pregnancy in which identical twins share one placenta, faces unique complications that can threaten the health and life of both babies, requiring an increased understanding of treatment techniques ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Fetal/Infant death risk lowest at 37 weeks in twin pregnancies

(HealthDay)—For twin pregnancies, fetal/infant death risk seems to be minimized at 37 weeks' gestation, according to a study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Multiple-child pregnancies hike birth costs in the US

(HealthDay)—Compared with singleton births, delivery of multiple-child pregnancies substantially raises health care costs paid by insurers and patients in the United States, according to research published in the December ...

Oncology & Cancer

Innovation could improve personalized cancer-care outcomes

An innovation created by Purdue University researchers could improve therapy selection for personalized cancer care by helping specialists better identify the most effective drug treatment combinations for patients.

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