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Pregnancy

Seizure Frequency in Pregnancy More Likely With Focal Epilepsy

Aug 26, 2022

Women with focal epilepsy experienced the greatest risk for increased seizure activity in pregnancy and may require closer monitoring in pregnancy and the postpartum period.   “During...

Early Metabolomic Markers Can Predict Gestational Diabetes

Jul 25, 2022

Changes in pregnant women's blood were found in metabolites from early to mid-pregnancy that were linked with the risk for gestational diabetes in later pregnancy. “Gestational diabetes is ty...

Splenic artery aneurysm in pregnancy: a systematic review.

May 23, 2022

Splenic artery aneurysms (SAA) are associated with significant maternal and fetal mortality when ruptured in pregnancy. However, there is no consensus on the optimal obstetric management of both ruptu...

Developing guideline-based key performance indicators for recurrent miscarriage care: lessons from a multi-stage consensus process with a diverse stakeholder group.

May 16, 2022

Standardised care pathways tailored to women/couples who experience recurrent miscarriage are needed; however, clinical practice is inconsistent and poorly organised. In this paper, we outline our pro...

Patterns of contraceptive use among young Australian women with chronic disease: findings from a prospective cohort study.

May 09, 2022

Given chronic disease is increasing among young women and unintended pregnancies among these women are associated with poor maternal and fetal outcomes, these women would benefit from effective precon...

Preventing hemorrhoids during pregnancy: a multicenter, randomized clinical trial.

May 02, 2022

To compare specific dietary and behavioral recommendations for hemorrhoids prevention during pregnancy.This was a randomized, single-blind, multicenter trial conducted in three different clinical cent...

Using affected embryos to establish linkage phase in preimplantation genetic testing for thalassemia.

May 02, 2022

This study aimed to evaluate the ability of next-generation sequencing (NGS) to conduct preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) for thalassemia using affected embryos.This study included data from 36 co...

Altered levels of neurobiological biomarkers at the interface of depression and gestational diabetes mellitus in Asian Indian women.

Apr 25, 2022

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) might predispose the mothers to depression. Studies have reported the role of biomarkers either in GDM or depression, but very few have examined them in GDM with de...

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes & Incident Heart Failure

Apr 18, 2022

Women with a history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy should be monitored so that preventive measures for HF and other CVDs can take place According to recent estimates, about 85% of wome...

Basic and applied features in the cryopreservation progress of bovine embryos.

Apr 11, 2022

The expansion of the use of in vitro production techniques has revolutionized the bovine embryo market. In the last decade, we have seen the number of in vitro produced (IVP) embryos surpass the numbe...

Follistatin dysregulation impaired trophoblast biological functions by GDF11-Smad2/3 axis in preeclampsia placentas.

Mar 28, 2022

Preeclampsia (PE) is one of the main causes of maternal, fetal, and neonatal mortality. So far, the underlying mechanism of this pregnancy-specific syndrome remains unelucidated. The expression of Fol...

The Link Between Gestational Diabetes & Childhood Cancer

Mar 24, 2022

“As clinicians, we still do not fully understand the cause of most childhood cancers, which makes prevention very challenging,” explains Nathalie Auger, MD. “It is important to identify potentia...

Physiological asymmetry in uterine artery blood flow during the first trimester of pregnancy: New insights from a quantitative assessment using Pulsed-wave color Doppler and M-mode color power angio imaging.

Mar 21, 2022

This study aimed to quantify uterine artery (UtA) blood flow and its hemodynamic components throughout the first trimester of pregnancy using Doppler ultrasound.Cross-sectional cohort study involving ...

Maternal, placental, and fetal distribution of titanium after repeated titanium dioxide nanoparticle inhalation through pregnancy.

Mar 21, 2022

Epidemiological studies have associated ambient engineered nanomaterials or ultrafine particulate matter (PM), collectively referred to as nanoparticles (NPs), with adverse pregnancy outcomes includin...

Exercise and Physical Activity Levels and Associated Factors Among High-Risk Pregnant Women.

Mar 14, 2022

 To assess the levels of physical activity and exercise practice, and examine the associated maternal characteristics; as well as the anxiety levels of high-risk pregnant women. A cross-sectional ...

Prenatal tobacco and alcohol exposures and the risk of anxiety symptoms in young adulthood: A population-based cohort study.

Feb 28, 2022

Epidemiological studies have linked prenatal tobacco and alcohol exposures to internalizing behaviours in children and adolescents with inconsistent findings. Dearth of epidemiological studies have in...

Maternal iron supplementation during pregnancy affects placental function and iron status in offspring.

Feb 21, 2022

Iron deficiency and overload during pregnancy damage to maternal and fetal health. Placenta as an organ for the transport of nutrients between mother and fetus protects fetus from the harmful effects ...

Effects of estradiol cypionate dose as an ovulatory stimulus on reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows during the summer season.

Feb 14, 2022

This experiment was designed to evaluate the effects of increasing doses of estradiol cypionate (ECP) on reproductive function of lactating dairy cows during the summer. In Exp. 1, 643 lactating Holst...

Impact of urinary incontinence on anxiety status during pregnancy: A prospective case-control study.

Feb 07, 2022

To evaluate the impact of the presence and severity of urinary incontinence (UI) on pregnancy-related anxiety.This prospective case-control study included 160 pregnant women. Pregnant women with UI (n...

Effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for perinatal maternal depression, anxiety and stress: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Feb 07, 2022

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has been widely studied in prenatal or postnatal depression, with much less research on anxiety and stress. This meta-analysis aims to comprehensively evaluate CBT e...