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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Offering women safer options than “vaginal seeding” for infants born by caesarean section

Cunnington and colleagues’ paper raises concerns about the risk of transmission of serious infections posed by the practice of “vaginal seeding” in infants born by caesarean section.1 This practice involves exposing these infants to vaginal fluids post-delivery and therefore exposing them to similar microbiota to that of infants born vaginally. Delivery by caesarean has been associated with problems such …  
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over 3 years ago
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U.S. Preterm Births Tied to Air Pollution Cost $4 Billion a Year

U.S. premature births linked to air pollution cost more than $4 billion a year in medical care and lost economic opportunity, a new analysis estimates.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Safety of vaginal microbial transfer in infants delivered by caesarean, and expected health outcomes

Cunnington and colleagues recently acknowledged that birth by caesarean delivery is associated with increased risk of metabolic and immune diseases.1 This risk is also increased by alterations of the microbiota during early development in these neonates.2 3 The authors state that “vaginal seeding” might restore the microbiota of such infants and decrease the risk of disease, but that its health benefits are unproven. …  
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over 3 years ago
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NICU or Palliative Comfort Care in Extremely Premature Birth

Families of extremely premature infants are faced with the choice of mandatory resuscitation and NICU care or palliative comfort care. How do they come to this decision?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

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Can Echocardiography Predict Recurrent Preeclampsia? CME/CE

: Cardiovascular assessment with echocardiographic examination after pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia may help determine the risk for recurrent preeclampsia in future pregnancies.  
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over 3 years ago
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Yeast Infection Causes First US Uterus Transplant to Fail

Doctors have revealed that the United States' first attempt at a uterus transplant earlier this year failed due to a yeast infection.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Ovary-Sparing Hysterectomy May Accelerate Menopause Onset

Women undergoing ovary-sparing hysterectomy experienced menopause nearly 2 years earlier than women who did not have hysterectomy.  
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over 3 years ago
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Studies Suggest Ways to Improve Gestational Diabetes Outcomes

Screening women earlier for gestational diabetes and treating those who meet lower diagnostic criteria may reduce adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes, according to two new studies.  
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over 3 years ago
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'I was born without a womb, cervix and vagina' - BBC News

Joanna Giannouli explains the challenges of a syndrome that affects around one in 5,000 women.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

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over 3 years ago
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Clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia determined in early pregnancy: systematic review and meta-analysis of large cohort studies

Objective To develop a practical evidence based list of clinical risk factors that can be assessed by a clinician at ≤16 weeks’ gestation to estimate a woman’s risk of pre-eclampsia.  
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

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A Novel Estradiol Capsule May Relieve Menopausal Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy

A novel low-dose vaginal estradiol capsule may help relieve menopausal vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA) symptoms, including dyspareunia, according to an industry-sponsored trial.  
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over 3 years ago
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Two new blood tests will help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended two new blood tests to help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia in women between the 20th and 35th week of pregnancy.1  
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Abortion rates stay steady in developing nations but fall elsewhere

Abortion rates in developing countries have remained relatively unchanged over the last 25 years because of difficulties in accessing effective contraception, whereas they have fallen to a historic low in developed countries, a paper published in the Lancet has shown.1  
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Two new blood tests will help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended two new blood tests to help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia in women between the 20th and 35th week of pregnancy.1  
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Two new blood tests will help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia, says NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended two new blood tests to help doctors rule out pre-eclampsia in women between the 20th and 35th week of pregnancy.1  
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over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 3 years ago