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Opinion: The Moral Imperative to Include Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials of Interventions for COVID-19

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:46h | UTC

The Moral Imperative to Include Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials of Interventions for COVID-19 – Annals of Internal Medicine

Related: Excluding pregnancy from COVID-19 trials: Protection from harm or the harm of protection? – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Early Vaginal Progesterone in Twin Pregnancies Does Not Prevent Spontaneous Preterm Birth

2 Jul, 2020 | 08:36h | UTC

Early vaginal progesterone versus Placebo in Twin Pregnancies for prevention of spontaneous preterm birth (EVENTS): A randomised double-blind trial – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related Studies: Randomized Trial: Progesterone in Women with Bleeding in Early Pregnancy (link to study and commentaries) AND Randomized Trial: Injectable 17-α-hydroxyprogesterone Not Effective for the Prevention of Recurrent Preterm Birth (link to study and commentaries)

 


Meta-Analysis: Digital Mammography Does Not Improve Outcomes in Population Screening when Compared to Film Mammography

1 Jul, 2020 | 07:37h | UTC

Impact of Full-Field Digital Mammography versus Film-Screen Mammography in Population Screening: a Meta-analysis – JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Commentaries: Digital breast cancer detection technology does not improve outcomes – Oxford University Press USA AND How Beneficial Is Digital Mammography? – MedicalResearch.com AND Meta-Analysis: Digital Mammography No Better Than Film – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


CDC: Pregnant Women Are at Increased Risk for Severe COVID-19 Illness

26 Jun, 2020 | 09:06h | UTC

Characteristics of Women of Reproductive Age with Laboratory-Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infection by Pregnancy Status — United States, January 22–June 7, 2020 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commentaries: CDC: Pregnant women with COVID-19 face more critical care – CIDRAP AND Study Raises Concerns for Pregnant Women With the Coronavirus – The New York Times

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: No Benefit from Early Gestational Diabetes Screening in Obese Women

24 Jun, 2020 | 03:25h | UTC

Early gestational diabetes screening in obese women: a randomized controlled trial – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

 


Review: Imaging Diagnosis of Metastatic Breast Cancer

23 Jun, 2020 | 08:13h | UTC

Imaging diagnosis of metastatic breast cancer – Insights into Imaging

 


Study Commentary: Fluconazole During Pregnancy – Is It Safe?

18 Jun, 2020 | 08:46h | UTC

Fluconazole During Pregnancy – Is It Safe? – Journal Feed

Original Study: Oral fluconazole use in the first trimester and risk of congenital malformations: population based cohort study – The BMJ

 


Systematic Review: Maternal Transmission of SARS‐COV‐2 to the Neonate

17 Jun, 2020 | 02:34h | UTC

Maternal transmission of SARS‐COV‐2 to the neonate, and possible routes for such transmission: A systematic review and critical analysis – BJOG

Commentary: Maternal transmission of COVID-19 to baby during pregnancy is uncommon, study finds – University of Nottingham

 


Systematic Review: Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes Associated With COVID-19 Infection

17 Jun, 2020 | 02:32h | UTC

Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes Associated With COVID-19 Infection: A Systematic Review – PLOS One

 


Meta-Analysis: The Risk of Relapse of Depression During Pregnancy After Discontinuation of Antidepressants

17 Jun, 2020 | 02:23h | UTC

The Risk of Relapse of Depression During Pregnancy After Discontinuation of Antidepressants: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

 


[Preprint] SARS-CoV-2 in First Trimester Pregnancy – Does it Affect the Fetus?

11 Jun, 2020 | 09:29h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 in first trimester pregnancy – does it affect the fetus? – medRxiv

Commentary: Maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection not harmful in first trimester pregnancies – News Medical

 


ASTRO Guideline: Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer

11 Jun, 2020 | 09:20h | UTC

Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer: Executive Summary of an ASTRO Clinical Practice Guideline – Practical Radiation Oncology

Commentary: ASTRO’s new guideline provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat cervical cancer – News Medical

 


Group Recommends Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women

10 Jun, 2020 | 04:44h | UTC

Screening for Anxiety in Adolescent and Adult Women: A Recommendation From the Women’s Preventive Services Initiative – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentaries: New recommendations for early detection, treatment of unrecognized anxiety disorders in women, adolescent girls – OHSU AND WPSI Advises Screening for Anxiety in Women, Teen Girls – Physician’s Briefing AND Group Recommends Screening Females Aged 13 and Over for Anxiety – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Characteristics and Outcomes of Pregnant Women Admitted to Hospital with Covid-19

9 Jun, 2020 | 04:59h | UTC

Characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women admitted to hospital with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in UK: national population based cohort study – The BMJ

 


Caring for Women Who Are Planning a Pregnancy, Pregnant, or Postpartum During the COVID-19 Pandemic

8 Jun, 2020 | 04:36h | UTC

Caring for Women Who Are Planning a Pregnancy, Pregnant, or Postpartum During the COVID-19 Pandemic – JAMA

 


A Systematic Scoping Review of COVID‐19 During Pregnancy and Childbirth

3 Jun, 2020 | 03:45h | UTC

A Systematic Scoping Review of COVID‐19 During Pregnancy and Childbirth – International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

 


Cohort Study: Fexofenadine use During Pregnancy Does Not Appear to Be Associated with Increased Risk of Adverse Fetal Outcomes

3 Jun, 2020 | 03:31h | UTC

Association Between Fexofenadine Use During Pregnancy and Fetal Outcomes – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

 


Breast Cancer Risk Assessment: A Step-Wise Approach for Primary Care Providers on the Front Lines of Shared Decision Making

2 Jun, 2020 | 04:48h | UTC

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment: A Step-Wise Approach for Primary Care Providers on the Front Lines of Shared Decision Making – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


[Abstract Only] Meta-Analysis: Reappraisal of the Treatment Duration of Antibiotic Regimens for Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis in Adult Women

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:31h | UTC

Reappraisal of the treatment duration of antibiotic regimens for acute uncomplicated cystitis in adult women: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of 61 randomised clinical trials – The Lancet Infectious Diseases (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

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SARS-CoV-2 in Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Summary of Current Guidelines

26 May, 2020 | 10:02h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 in Pregnancy: A Comprehensive Summary of Current Guidelines – Journal of Clinical Medicine

Related: COVID-19 review of national clinical practice guidelines for key questions relating to the care of pregnant women and their babies

 


Study Shows Abnormalities in Placentas from COVID-19-positive Pregnant Women

26 May, 2020 | 10:00h | UTC

Placental Pathology in COVID-19 – American Journal of Clinical Pathology

Commentaries: Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury – Northwestern University AND Expert reaction to study looking at placentas from COVID19-positive pregnant women – Science Media Centre AND Covid-19 appears to attack placenta during pregnancy, study says – CNN AND Placenta Injury Observed in Pregnant Women Who Test Positive For Coronavirus – Forbes

 


Cohort Study: Fluconazole Use in the First Trimester of Pregnancy Linked to Increased Risk of Musculoskeletal Malformations

25 May, 2020 | 01:31h | UTC

Oral fluconazole use in the first trimester and risk of congenital malformations: population based cohort study – The BMJ

Commentary: Musculoskeletal Malformations Up With Fluconazole in Pregnancy – Physician’s Weekly

 


Cochrane Library Review of Guidelines for Key Questions Relating to the Care of Pregnant Women and Their Babies

15 May, 2020 | 03:46h | UTC

COVID-19 review of national clinical practice guidelines for key questions relating to the care of pregnant women and their babies – Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial of Lactin-V to Prevent Recurrence of Bacterial Vaginosis

15 May, 2020 | 03:22h | UTC

Randomized Trial of Lactin-V to Prevent Recurrence of Bacterial Vaginosis – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Indirect Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Maternal and Child Mortality in Low-income and Middle-income Countries

14 May, 2020 | 10:02h | UTC

Early estimates of the indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and child mortality in low-income and middle-income countries: a modelling study – The Lancet Global Health

Commentaries: As COVID-19 devastates already fragile health systems, over 6,000 additional children under five could die a day, without urgent action – UNICEF AND Unicef: 6,000 children could die every day due to impact of coronavirus – The Guardian

 

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