There are generally small and inconsistent associations between fecundability and dairy intake, according to the results of two preconception cohort studies.
Compared to individuals of the same age who have not received the operation, those who have undergone risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy have more bone turnover markers, a new study reports.
The two variants of human papillomavirus 16 (HPV16) may have a role in the timing of presentation of cervical cancer, with the Asian-American D2 and D3 variants being associated with early and delayed presentation, respectively, a new study reports.
The addition of 2 U oxytocin in the management of the third stage of labour in women with heart disease appears to significantly lower blood loss without any cardiac consequences, according to a recent study.
Among lipid parameters, elevated levels of triglycerides (TG) during gestation may be associated with an increased risk of developing hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a prospective cohort study.
Cervical cancer may be more severe and progress faster in women with HIV than in those without the infection, suggesting that the immune status plays an important role in the course of the disease, according to a study presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Asia 2016 Congress held in Singapore.
Neonatal thyrotropin in samples collected from the cord are more sensitive to the iodine status of mothers than with heel blood samples, a recent study has found.
Infants born to mothers with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) may be at increased risk of developing bronchopulmonary dysplasia compared with infants born to mothers without HDP, a study suggests.
Electro-acupuncture induces improvements in sleep—latency and efficiency, particularly—in breast cancer survivors with hot flashes, a study finds. Moreover, these improvements are comparable to, if not better than, that achieved with gabapentin.
Oral probiotics may not be useful in the prevention of premature delivery as it does not exert any beneficial effect on vaginal health, a study finds.