Combining continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) with continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy helps keep blood glucose levels low throughout pregnancy and lower the rate of large for gestational age (LGA) delivery, according to a study.
Offspring born to mothers with Crohn’s disease (CD), but not ulcerative colitis, are at higher risk of infection, suggests a study. This association is partly mediated by adverse birth outcomes and antitumour necrosis factor α (anti-TNFα) agents.
Adding vistusertib to weekly paclitaxel does not appear to help improve clinical outcomes in patients with platinum-resistant or refractory ovarian high-grade serous carcinoma (PR-HGSC), according to the results of a phase II study.
The polyphenol-rich spice cinnamon has the potential to modulate imbalances in lipid profile for certain individuals with metabolic disorders, particularly those with polycystic ovarian syndrome, according to the results of an umbrella meta-analysis.
Dyspareunia, or pain during sexual intercourse, normally occurs after giving birth, but many women do not discuss the condition with their doctors, according to a study. Targeted treatment can help improve this condition.
Use of telbivudine (LdT) during the second trimester of pregnancy helps prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus, reveals a study. In addition, treatment with LdT during pregnancy is safe in the long term for both mothers and infants.
For women with cervical cancer who are undergoing radical hysterectomy, preoperative tobacco use and prolonged catheterization appear to contribute to an increased risk of developing postoperative catheter-associated urinary tract infections (UTIs), as reported in a study.
Women who have a history of pre-eclampsia appear to be nine times as likely as their counterparts who had a normotensive pregnancy to experience a clinically relevant decline in executive function, with the risk persisting over decades after childbirth and despite overall improvement, according to a study.
Pregnant women who contract COVID-19 during early and mid-pregnancy are at risk of stillbirth, but this risk may not be present when infection occurs at any time during the third trimester or before delivery, as reported in a study.