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Systematic review: Management of primary headaches in pregnancy

18 Nov, 2020 | 09:00h | UTC

Management of Primary Headaches in Pregnancy – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Full report: Management of Primary Headaches in Pregnancy

Evidence Summary: Management of Primary Headaches in Pregnancy

 


[Not Published Yet] Randomized trial: Long-acting injectable drug every 8 weeks is highly effective in preventing HIV acquisition in women

11 Nov, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Trial results reveal that long-acting injectable cabotegravir as PrEP is highly effective in preventing HIV acquisition in women – World Health Organization

Commentary: NIH study finds long-acting injectable drug prevents HIV acquisition in cisgender women – NIH News Releases

 


New CDC Report found that pregnant women with Covid-19 are more likely to have severe illness

4 Nov, 2020 | 09:47h | UTC

Update: Characteristics of Symptomatic Women of Reproductive Age with Laboratory-Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infection by Pregnancy Status — United States, January 22–October 3, 2020 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Commentary: Pregnant women with Covid-19 face higher risk of severe illness and death, study says – CNN

 


Review: Contraceptive challenges in women with common medical conditions

4 Nov, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Contraceptive Challenges in Women With Common Medical Conditions – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Study provides new estimates of breast cancer risks associated with different hormone replacement therapy preparations

30 Oct, 2020 | 01:04h | UTC

Use of hormone replacement therapy and risk of breast cancer: nested case-control studies using the QResearch and CPRD databases – The BMJ

Commentaries: Study provides new estimates of breast cancer risks associated with HRT – University of Oxford AND New estimates of breast cancer risks associated with HRT – The BMJ AND HRT: Breast Ca Risk Tied to Hormone Type, Duration of Tx – Physician’s Weekly

 


Randomized trial: Validation of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in gynecologic surgery

29 Oct, 2020 | 09:07h | UTC

Validation of an enhanced recovery after surgery protocol in gynecologic surgery: an Italian randomized study – American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Related Systematic Review: Multicomponent hospital-led interventions to reduce hospital stay for older adults following elective surgery: a systematic review – Health Services and Delivery Research AND Summary: People leave hospital after surgery sooner if hospitals follow ‘enhanced recovery protocols’ – NIHR

See also: Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines (free articles)

 

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[Abstract Only] Study: Postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth

28 Oct, 2020 | 08:46h | UTC

Postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth – NIH News Releases

Original Study: Trajectories of Maternal Postpartum Depressive Symptoms – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


FDA Safety Alert: Avoid use of NSAIDs in pregnancy at 20 weeks or later

27 Oct, 2020 | 09:33h | UTC

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Drug Safety Communication – Avoid Use of NSAIDs in Pregnancy at 20 Weeks or Later – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentary: FDA Expands Warning on Use of NSAIDs in Pregnancy – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Systematic review: Laparoscopic surgery for pain and infertility associated with endometriosis

25 Oct, 2020 | 23:23h | UTC

Laparoscopic surgery for pain and infertility associated with endometriosis – Cochrane Library

Original study: Laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Study: COVID-19 mitigation measures linked to lower incidence of preterm birth

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:35h | UTC

Impact of COVID-19 mitigation measures on the incidence of preterm birth: a national quasi-experimental study – The Lancet Public Health

Commentary: Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence – The New York Times

 


Updated Guideline: Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:16h | UTC

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection in Pregnancy – Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

 


COVID-19 and first trimester spontaneous abortion: a case-control study of 225 pregnant patients

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:15h | UTC

COVID-19 and first trimester spontaneous abortion: a case-control study of 225 pregnant patients – American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology

 


Clinical Report: Evaluation and management of the infant exposed to HIV in the US

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:09h | UTC

Evaluation and Management of the Infant Exposed to HIV in the United States – Pediatrics

Commentaries: Pediatrics Group Updates Guidelines on Managing HIV-Exposed Infants – NEJM Journal Watch AND Perinatal Exposure to HIV Requires Specialized, Coordinated Care – AJMC

 


Position Statement: Standardizing care to manage bleeding disorders in adolescents with heavy menses

21 Oct, 2020 | 09:07h | UTC

Standardizing care to manage bleeding disorders in adolescents with heavy menses—A joint project from the ISTH pediatric/neonatal and women’s health SSCs – Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis

 


Cohort study: Exposure to modafinil and armodafinil during pregnancy linked to fetal malformations

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:31h | UTC

Pregnancy and Fetal Outcomes Following Exposure to Modafinil and Armodafinil During Pregnancy – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Caution in Prescribing Modafinil and Armodafinil to Individuals Who Could Become Pregnant – JAMA Internal Medicine (free for a limited period) AND Narcolepsy Drugs Tied to Increased Risk for Birth Defects – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Vertical transmission of Zika virus and its outcomes: a Bayesian synthesis of prospective studies

20 Oct, 2020 | 01:30h | UTC

Vertical transmission of Zika virus and its outcomes: a Bayesian synthesis of prospective studies – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

Commentary: Desideratum: a developmentalist view of Zika virus infection – The Lancet Infectious Diseases

 


Randomized trial: Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training with and without electromyographic biofeedback for urinary incontinence in women

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:06h | UTC

Effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training with and without electromyographic biofeedback for urinary incontinence in women: multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: For Urinary Incontinence, No Need to Add Biofeedback to Pelvic Floor Exercises – NEJM Journal Watch

 

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Guideline on anesthesia and sedation in breastfeeding women

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:01h | UTC

Guideline on anaesthesia and sedation in breastfeeding women 2020 – Anaesthesia

Commentary: Guidelines Indicate Breastfeeding Is Safe After Maternal Anesthesia – Physician’s Briefing

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Outcomes of neonates born to mothers with SARS-CoV-2 Infection

13 Oct, 2020 | 01:05h | UTC

Outcomes of Neonates Born to Mothers With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection at a Large Medical Center in New York City – JAMA Pediatrics

Editorial: Balancing Risks in the Time of COVID-19

Commentary: Very low risk to newborns from moms with COVID-19, finds study – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

 


WHO/UNICEF Report – Neglected Tragedy: The Global Burden of Stillbirths

9 Oct, 2020 | 08:54h | UTC

Neglected Tragedy: The Global Burden of Stillbirths – World Health Organization / UNICEF

News Release: One stillbirth occurs every 16 seconds, according to first ever joint UN estimates – World Health Organization

Commentary: One stillbirth occurs every 16 seconds, according to first ever joint UN estimates – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

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Most infants are well even when moms are infected by COVID-19, researchers find

7 Oct, 2020 | 09:13h | UTC

Most infants are well even when moms are infected by COVID-19, researchers find – University of California – San Francisco

Original Study: Infant Outcomes Following Maternal Infection with SARS-CoV-2: First Report from the PRIORITY Study – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 

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Updated Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations: Tests and treatments to question in obstetrics and gynecology

7 Oct, 2020 | 09:02h | UTC

Twelve things clinicians and patients should question in obstetrics and gynecology – Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

See complete lists of low-value practices: Choosing Wisely U.S. / Choosing Wisely UK / Choosing Wisely Australia AND Choosing Wisely Canada

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Abstract Only] Nationwide cohort study in Sweden shows HPV vaccination linked to reduced risk of invasive cervical cancer

1 Oct, 2020 | 08:56h | UTC

HPV Vaccination and the Risk of Invasive Cervical Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine

News Release: HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer – Karolinska Institutet

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial tests metformin in women with type 2 diabetes in pregnancy

28 Sep, 2020 | 01:30h | UTC

Metformin in women with type 2 diabetes in pregnancy (MiTy): a multicentre, international, randomised, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology

Commentary: Welcome news for pregnant women with type 2 diabetes – MedicalXpress

 

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Randomized trial: Prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy does not benefit obese women after cesarean delivery

28 Sep, 2020 | 01:29h | UTC

Effect of Prophylactic Negative Pressure Wound Therapy vs Standard Wound Dressing on Surgical-Site Infection in Obese Women After Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Negative pressure wound therapy does not cut infection risk in obese women after cesarean delivery – NIH News Releases

 

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