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Pregnancy

Modification of innate immune responses to Bordetella pertussis in babies from pertussis vaccinated pregnancies.

Oct 18, 2021

Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis, inactivated polio (Tdap-IPV) vaccines administered during pregnancy protect young infants from Bordetella pertussis (B. pertussis) infection. Whilst the impac...

The role of Interleukin-18 in recurrent early pregnancy loss.

Oct 11, 2021

A successful pregnancy is a unique and complex immunological state. Cytokines seem to be crucial for the implementation of a tolerogenic environment at the feto-maternal interphase towards the semi-al...

Perceptions of primiparous women about the effect of childbirth preparation classes on their childbirth experience: A qualitative study.

Oct 11, 2021

to evaluate the perceptions of primiparous women about the effect of childbirth preparation classes on their childbirth experience.descriptive qualitative study.13 Iranian women who participated in ch...

Comparison of day 2 and overnight day 3 frozen embryo transfers: A prospective randomized controlled trial.

Oct 04, 2021

In certain patients cleavage stage embryos may be preferred. The relationship between an additional day in culture and pregnancy outcomes is not well established. We aimed to compare outcomes of day 2...

Navigating with logics care for women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in a tertiary hospital in Ghana.

Oct 04, 2021

This paper explores how care for women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) is practiced in a tertiary hospital in Ghana. Partly in response to the persistently high maternal and neonatal mo...

Health Literacy Among Pregnant Individuals

Sep 28, 2021

“It has been well established that health literacy is a key social determinant of health in many areas of medicine, but it has been relatively understudied in pregnancy,” explains Lynn M. Yee, MD,...

Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes & Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Sep 20, 2021

“Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) disproportionately affects women aged 18-39, during childbearing years,” explains Jennifer Hsiao, MD. “Data also suggest a possible increased risk of adverse pregn...

MRI based morphological examination of the placenta.

Sep 20, 2021

Ultrasound is widely used as the initial diagnostic imaging modality during pregnancy with both high spatial and temporal resolution. Although MRI in pregnancy has long focused on the fetus, its use i...

Hypoxia-induced DEC1 mediates trophoblast cell proliferation and migration via HIF1α signaling pathway.

Sep 06, 2021

In early pregnancy, hypoxia is a typical extrinsic factor that regulates EVT functions including proliferation, migration and invasion which are essential for a successful pregnancy. Human differentia...

Adequacy of prenatal care use among pregnant women with epilepsy: A population-based, cross-sectional study, Finland, 2000-2014.

Sep 06, 2021

To examine the association between epilepsy and frequency and time of initiation of prenatal care use among pregnant women in Finland.We conducted a nationally representative, population-based cross-s...

Maternal, perinatal and childhood outcomes of the PPROMEXIL-III cohort: Pregnancies complicated by previable prelabor rupture of membranes.

Aug 26, 2021

Perinatal mortality after previable prelabor rupture of membranes (previable PROM) might be underestimated as most studies exclude patients with poor prognosis, or solely include patients in tertiary-...

Ultrasound monitoring of pregnancy in mini-lop rabbits.

Aug 23, 2021

Ultrasound plays a considerable role in human and animal reproduction in terms of early detection of pregnancy, prediction of parturition time, and diagnosis of fetal abnormalities. The present study ...

Agricultural groundwater with high nitrates and dissolved salts given to pregnant mice alters brain development in the offspring.

Aug 23, 2021

Groundwater is the main source of drinking water for a significant portion of the human population. In many agricultural areas, diffuse pollution such as high levels of total dissolved salts including...

Quality of clinical practice guidelines for gestational and congenital toxoplasmosis: A systematic review of the literature.

Aug 23, 2021

To evaluate the methodological quality and transparency of the clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gestational and congenital toxoplasmosis (CT).Systema...

Depression in pregnancy "strongly predicts" depression postpartum: Are we inadvertently misleading clinicians and researchers?

Aug 19, 2021

Many perinatal mental health risk factor studies report that antenatal depression is a signifcant risk factor for women being depressed postnatally. They often describe the strength of the risk as bei...

The severity and role of somatic depressive symptoms in psychological networks in a longitudinal sample of peripartum women.

Aug 19, 2021

The inclusion of somatic symptoms in assessing peripartum depression (PPD), which encompasses depression during pregnancy and the postpartum period, has remained controversial, as there is substantial...

[Observation of Child Development in a Uterine Cervical Cancer Patient Who Received Chemotherapy during Pregnancy].

Aug 19, 2021

This report describes the case of a 36-year-old woman with stage ⅠB1 cervical adenocarcinoma that was diagnosed when her fetus was at 19 weeks of gestation. Both she and her family strongly hoped th...

Parvovirus b19 infection in pregnancy - A review.

Aug 16, 2021

Parvovirus B19 (B19V) is a widespread infection that may affect 1-5% of pregnant women, mainly with normal pregnancy outcome. Vertical transmission occurs in 33-51% of cases of maternal infection. B19...

Epigenetic and senescence markers indicate an accelerated ageing-like state in women with preeclamptic pregnancies.

Aug 16, 2021

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy-specific hypertensive disorder characterized by proteinuria and/or multisystem involvement. Disease-specific therapy has yet to be developed due to the lack of understandin...

Endometrial Receptivity Testing and Therapy in Assisted Reproductive Treatment.

Aug 16, 2021

Assisted reproductive treatment (ART) gave numerous couples the chance to have their biological child. Improvement in laboratory and culture conditions allows for selection of embryos with the best de...