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Elaine Soliven, 12 Jan 2018
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The use of a cervical pessary may reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with singleton pregnancies and short cervical length, according to a single-centre study from Italy.

Kavitha G. Shekar, 04 May 2016
Cannabis use during pregnancy increases the risk of maternal anaemia, and causes several adverse outcomes in infants like low birth weight (LBW), and increased neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admissions, show findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
26 Feb 2017
Placement of cervical pessary in women with short cervices and singleton pregnancies does not lower the risk of having preterm births, according to the results of a meta-analysis.

Bye-bye vaginal infection, hello vaginal flora!

22 Jan 2018
The human body is home to an estimated 100 trillion microbial cells and a quadrillion viruses, which are collectively known as the human microbiota. Recently, the human microbiota has gained the attention of the scientific fraternity for its roles in health and diseases, with some quarters referring to it as the 'forgotten organ'. Imbalances in the usual composition of commensal or symbiotic species in a localized area of the body is known as microbial shift or dysbiosis, and this condition may result in infections caused by opportunistic pathogens, thereby impacting the natural defence mechanism of the human body.

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Elaine Soliven, 12 Jan 2018
Use of metformin during the first trimester of pregnancy showed no significant maternal or foetal adverse outcomes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study presented at IDF 2017.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 12 Jan 2018

The use of a cervical pessary may reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with singleton pregnancies and short cervical length, according to a single-centre study from Italy.

Kavitha G. Shekar, 04 May 2016
Cannabis use during pregnancy increases the risk of maternal anaemia, and causes several adverse outcomes in infants like low birth weight (LBW), and increased neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admissions, show findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
26 Feb 2017
Placement of cervical pessary in women with short cervices and singleton pregnancies does not lower the risk of having preterm births, according to the results of a meta-analysis.