For long-term users of combined oral contraceptives (COC), short-term hormonal withdrawal that occurs during the once-a-month pill pause appears to be accompanied by a significant increase in negative affect, anxiety, and mental health symptoms, regardless of COC type, as reported in a study.
Development of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is associated with prenatal, intrapartum, and neonatal factors, particularly preterm birth and admission to neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), suggests a study.
The FDA-approved intrauterine vacuum-induced haemorrhage-control device rapidly controls bleeding in both vaginal and caesarean births, with a safety profile consistent with that observed in the registrational trial, as shown in a postmarket registry medical record review study.
New mothers who are struggling to fall or stay asleep may find relief from therapist-assisted cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and light dark therapy (LDT), which have been shown to be safe and effective at reducing postpartum insomnia symptoms.
Treating postnatal depression with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may be beneficial for both mothers and their children in the long term, with a recent study showing that SSRIs can reduce the risk of several negative outcomes, such as maternal depression and child behavioural problems, according to a study.
Combination treatment with pembrolizumab and lenvatinib appears to be a better option for patients with recurrent endometrial cancer (REC) or advanced endometrial cancer (AEC) with a platinum-free interval (PFI) of <6 months, suggests a recent study.
Women who conceive following infertility treatment appear to have a higher likelihood of stroke-related hospitalization within 12 months of delivery as compared with those who spontaneously conceive, according to a study.