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Clinical update: Hormonal contraception in women with hypertension

22 Sep, 2020 | 09:32h | UTC

Hormonal Contraception in Women With Hypertension – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


CDC Study: Characteristics and maternal and birth outcomes of hospitalized pregnant women with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19

17 Sep, 2020 | 09:29h | UTC

Characteristics and Maternal and Birth Outcomes of Hospitalized Pregnant Women with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 — COVID-NET, 13 States, March 1–August 22, 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Related Study: SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Hospitalized Pregnant Women: Reasons for Admission and Pregnancy Characteristics — Eight U.S. Health Care Centers, March 1–May 30, 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during pandemic

16 Sep, 2020 | 09:03h | UTC

Stillbirth rate rises dramatically during pandemic – Nature

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Valaciclovir to prevent vertical transmission of cytomegalovirus after maternal primary infection during pregnancy

14 Sep, 2020 | 00:58h | UTC

Valaciclovir to prevent vertical transmission of cytomegalovirus after maternal primary infection during pregnancy: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet

 


Pre-post study: Improved outcomes with an enhanced recovery approach to cesarean delivery

14 Sep, 2020 | 00:53h | UTC

Improved Outcomes With an Enhanced Recovery Approach to Cesarean Delivery – Obstetrics & Gynecology

Commentary: Enhanced recovery approach aids cesarean birth outcomes – MedicalXpress

Related: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cesarean Delivery

 


Incidence of malformations after early pregnancy exposure to Modafinil

4 Sep, 2020 | 02:02h | UTC

Incidence of Malformations After Early Pregnancy Exposure to Modafinil in Sweden and Norway – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Narcolepsy drug did not increase risk of fetal malformation – Karolinska Institutet

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis: Clinical manifestations, risk factors, and maternal and perinatal outcomes of Covid-19 in pregnancy

2 Sep, 2020 | 09:52h | UTC

Clinical manifestations, risk factors, and maternal and perinatal outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 in pregnancy: living systematic review and meta-analysis – The BMJ

 


Maternal caffeine consumption and pregnancy outcomes: A narrative review with implications for advice to mothers and mothers-to-be

26 Aug, 2020 | 03:56h | UTC

Maternal caffeine consumption and pregnancy outcomes: a narrative review with implications for advice to mothers and mothers-to-be – BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine

Commentaries: Caffeine consumption not safe during pregnancy, new study says. Some experts disagree – CNN AND Maternal caffeine consumption and pregnancy outcomes – MedicalResearch.com

 


Randomized trial: Mifepristone and misoprostol vs. misoprostol alone for the management of missed miscarriage

26 Aug, 2020 | 03:54h | UTC

Mifepristone and misoprostol versus misoprostol alone for the management of missed miscarriage (MifeMiso): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet

Invited commentary: Medical management of miscarriage with mifepristone – The Lancet

 


Randomized trial: Long term survival and local control outcomes from single dose targeted intraoperative radiotherapy during lumpectomy for early breast cancer

21 Aug, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

Long term survival and local control outcomes from single dose targeted intraoperative radiotherapy during lumpectomy (TARGIT-IORT) for early breast cancer: TARGIT-A randomised clinical trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy for early breast cancer—new evidence challenges traditional treatment – The BMJ Opinion AND Long-term TARGIT-A data support single-dose intraoperative breast cancer radiotherapy – medwire News

 


Evaluation for SARS-CoV-2 in breast milk from 18 infected women

20 Aug, 2020 | 09:42h | UTC

Evaluation for SARS-CoV-2 in Breast Milk From 18 Infected Women – JAMA

Commentary: Is COVID-19 transmitted through breast milk? Study suggests not likely – University of California – San Diego

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-analysis: Efficacy and safety of antiviral prophylaxis during pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:18h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of antiviral prophylaxis during pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-analysis: Accuracy of HBeAg to identify pregnant women at risk of transmitting hepatitis B virus to their neonates

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:17h | UTC

Accuracy of HBeAg to identify pregnant women at risk of transmitting hepatitis B virus to their neonates: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Hypofractionated vs. conventional fractionated radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:15h | UTC

Hypofractionated Versus Conventional Fractionated Radiotherapy After Breast-Conserving Surgery in the Modern Treatment Era: A Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Trial From China – Journal of Clinical Oncology

 


Randomized trial: Freeze-all vs. fresh blastocyst transfer strategy during in vitro fertilization in women with regular menstrual cycles

16 Aug, 2020 | 22:09h | UTC

Freeze-all versus fresh blastocyst transfer strategy during in vitro fertilisation in women with regular menstrual cycles: multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: Chances of pregnancy no higher with frozen over fresh embryo transfer – British Medical Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review: Metformin vs. the combined oral contraceptive pill for hirsutism, acne, and menstrual pattern in polycystic ovary syndrome

16 Aug, 2020 | 22:11h | UTC

Metformin versus the combined oral contraceptive pill for hirsutism, acne, and menstrual pattern in polycystic ovary syndrome – Cochrane Library

Summary: Metformin versus the combined oral contraceptive pill for excessive facial/body hair, acne, and menstrual disorders in polycystic ovary syndrome – Cochrane Library

 


Randomized trial: Effect of mammographic screening from age 40 years on breast cancer mortality

14 Aug, 2020 | 01:09h | UTC

Effect of mammographic screening from age 40 years on breast cancer mortality (UK Age trial): final results of a randomised, controlled trial – The Lancet Oncology

Commentaries: Study revives debate over breast cancer screening age – The Guardian AND Expert reaction to study looking at breast screening women in their 40s and cancer deaths – Science Media Centre AND Final results of the UK Age trial on breast cancer screening age – The Lancet Oncology

 


[Abstract Only] Case-control study: Maternal use of specific antidepressant medications during early pregnancy and the risk of selected birth defects

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:51h | UTC

Maternal Use of Specific Antidepressant Medications During Early Pregnancy and the Risk of Selected Birth Defects – JAMA Psychiatry

 


AAP Clinical Report: Long-acting reversible contraception: specific issues for adolescents

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:10h | UTC

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Specific Issues for Adolescents – Pediatrics

Commentary: Teens need easy access to condoms and long-acting reversible contraception, say pediatricians – CNN

 


Meta-analysis: Association of metformin with pregnancy outcomes in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome undergoing in vitro fertilization

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:04h | UTC

Association of Metformin With Pregnancy Outcomes in Women With Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Network Open

 


Zika virus disease and pregnancy outcomes in Colombia

6 Aug, 2020 | 02:47h | UTC

Zika Virus Disease and Pregnancy Outcomes in Colombia – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Why pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19

5 Aug, 2020 | 10:11h | UTC

Why pregnant women face special risks from COVID-19 – Science

 


Cervical cancer screening for individuals at average risk: 2020 guideline update from the American Cancer Society

31 Jul, 2020 | 08:34h | UTC

Cervical cancer screening for individuals at average risk: 2020 guideline update from the American Cancer Society – CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Commentaries: Updated cervical cancer screening guideline calls for less and more simplified screening – News Medical AND Cervical Cancer Screening Should Begin Later, Cancer Group Says – NEJM Journal Watch AND American Cancer Society now recommends cervical cancer screening start at 25, not 21 – CNN

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Uterine-artery embolization or myomectomy for uterine fibroids

30 Jul, 2020 | 10:17h | UTC

Uterine-Artery Embolization or Myomectomy for Uterine Fibroids – New England Journal of Medicine


Randomized trial: Respiratory syncytial virus vaccination during pregnancy and effects in infants

30 Jul, 2020 | 10:15h | UTC

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccination during Pregnancy and Effects in Infants – New England Journal of Medicine

 


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