Obstetrics & gynaecology

July 5, 2022
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Post-Roe, pregnancies will cause greater health issues, health care experts say

Women with unwanted pregnancies will be exposed to higher risks of maternal mortality, increased bad pregnancy outcomes and greater divide in access to health care as […]
July 2, 2022
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Shifting abortion laws cause confusion for patients, clinics

Chrisley Carpio and Victoria Hinckley, 20 speak to protesters during an abortion rights rally on Saturday, June 25, 2022 in Temple Terrace, Fla. A Florida judge […]
June 26, 2022
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Abortion pills to become next battleground in US reproductive fight

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As conservative US states rush to enact abortion bans following the Supreme Court’s bombshell decision, the fight over reproductive rights in America […]
January 27, 2022
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New studies provide reassuring data on menstrual changes after COVID-19 vaccination

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Many women have reported changes to their periods after a COVID-19 vaccination and the US National Institutes of Health has allocated $1.67m […]
June 21, 2021
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Higher-dose DHA in pregnancy tied to fewer early preterm births

(HealthDay)—Supplementation with a higher dose of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) versus the standard prenatal dose during the second half of pregnancy is associated with a lower rate […]
March 21, 2021
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Obesity raises type 2 diabetes risk in women with PCOS

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Women with obesity and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study presented […]
March 21, 2021
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Genetic evidence suggests men can develop PCOS-like condition

New genetic research suggests men can develop characteristics of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)—a common metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women. The study was presented virtually […]
March 21, 2021
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Sleep disturbances may contribute to weight gain in menopause

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Addressing sleep symptoms during menopause may reduce susceptibility to weight gain, according to a small study presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the […]
March 21, 2021
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Night owls with gestational diabetes may face higher risk of pregnancy complications

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Among women who develop diabetes during pregnancy, night owls have a higher risk of complications for mother and baby than early birds […]
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