Seasonal influenza is associated with a heightened risk of hospitalization in pregnant women during all trimesters but not the postpartum period, with the risk varying by influenza type and ethnicity, a study has found.
Combination therapy with letrozole and clomiphene citrate yields a higher ovulation rate in women with infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) compared with letrozole alone, according to the results of an open-label trial.
Children whose mothers have experienced psychological distress, such as anxiety and depressive symptoms, during pregnancy are more likely to contract recurrent respiratory infections by age 2 years, a recent study has found.
An association exists between poor/intermediate preconceptional cardiovascular (CV) health and pregnancy outcomes of preterm birth and small for gestational age (SGA) infants among women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), suggests a recent study.
Pregnant women with vitamin D deficiency are at risk of having preterm birth and offspring with adverse anthropometric outcomes, according to a study. In addition, vitamin D insufficiency is associated with a higher risk of small for gestational age (SGA) infants, preterm birth and adverse neurodevelopment outcomes.
In mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), pregestational body mass index (BMI) ≥22 kg/m2 and excessive weight gain during pregnancy correlate with higher infant birth weight, a new study has found.
According to the Singapore Cancer Registry, ovarian cancer was the fifth most frequent cancer among women in Singapore and accounted for 5.4 percent of all female cancers diagnosed between 2011 and 2015, with an increasing incidence rate through the last four decades.