A small cohort study presented at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) World Congress 2018 has reported a 5-year diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) incidence rate of 4.16 percent in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), with generally good maternal and neonatal outcomes.
Intravenous infusions of ferric carboxymaltose (FCM) may increase haemoglobin (Hb) levels in women with iron deficiency anaemia (IDA), according to a study presented at the RCOG World Congress 2018 held in Singapore.
Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) from carrier mothers to their infants may be preventable if antiviral therapy is initiated from the third trimester of pregnancy, according to a study presented at RCOG 2018.
Early treatment is recommended for women with genitourinary symptoms of menopause (GSM) or vulvovaginal atrophy, says an expert who presented at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists World Congress 2018 held in Singapore.
Bleeding disorders, such as Von Willebrand disease (VWD), platelet function disorder (PFD), thrombocytopenia, and clotting factor deficiencies, are more prevalent among adolescent girls with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB), according to a study presented at RCOG World Congress 2018.
Diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is challenging, and there should be no rush to label an adolescent as having the condition before a thorough evaluation of symptoms, according to a leading endocrinologist who was speaking at the RCOG World Congress 2018 in Singapore.
The noninvasive approach appears to be more favourable than surgery for the management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), according to an expert who presented at the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists World Congress 2018 held in Singapore.
Diabetes is a key risk factor for heart failure (HF), which is the leading cause of hospitalization in patients with or without diabetes. SGLT-2* inhibitors (SGLT-2is) have been shown to reduce the risk of hospitalization for HF (HHF) regardless of the presence or absence of diabetes.
The substitution of isoleucine to leucine at amino acid 97 (I97L) in the core region of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) seems to reduce its potency, decreasing the efficiency of both infection and the synthesis of the virus’ covalently closed circular (ccc) DNA, reports a new study presented at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD 2020).