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Abortion rates 'fairly constant' - BBC News

Department of Health figures suggest abortion rates for England and Wales have remained "fairly constant", with 184,571 abortions in 2015.  
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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

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over 3 years ago
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Abortion rates show regional variations - BBC News

Abortion rates among women in London are higher than the rest of England, as figures reveal wide variations across the country.  
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over 3 years ago
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Mothers With Gestational Diabetes Have Fatter Babies at 2 Months

A study finds that babies of mothers with gestational diabetes are fatter at age 2 months than those born to healthy mothers, despite no differences in adiposity at birth or rates of breastfeeding.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome – Don't Forget the Bubbles

Alcohol use is common in Australian women with surveys suggesting that around 90% of 18-45 year olds have had a drink in the last year and that around 39% of these are unaware of the health implications of drinking on the developing fetus. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is a leading cause of preventable intellectual disability. An Australian diagnostic guide has recently been developed by the Telethon Kids Institute to help clinicians make the diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders. In this post we cover some of the basics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and provide some resources for those who want to learn more.  
dontforgetthebubbles.com
over 3 years ago
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Clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia early pregnancy: problems with systematic review

We read Bartsch and colleagues’ review on clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia with interest.1 This timely topic is of great clinical interest because it reworks the established institutional guidelines for using maternal characteristics to screen for pre-eclampsia risk in pregnancy. Although we applaud their diligent and meticulous approach, we have some reservations about this study.  
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over 3 years ago
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Clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia early pregnancy: problems with systematic review

We read Bartsch and colleagues’ review on clinical risk factors for pre-eclampsia with interest.1 This timely topic is of great clinical interest because it reworks the established institutional guidelines for using maternal characteristics to screen for pre-eclampsia risk in pregnancy. Although we applaud their diligent and meticulous approach, we have some reservations about this study.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Quick Rupture of Membranes and Miscarriage Tests on Horizon

Potentially practice-changing tests could provide immediate and definitive diagnoses of premature rupture of membranes or miscarriage. The developer is in talks to bring them to market.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Why I wrote about my wife's miscarriage - BBC News

A husband's online account about the heartbreak involved with starting a family has struck a chord with many couples.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
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over 3 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Johnson and Johnson faces lawsuit over vaginal mesh devices

The US states of California and Washington have filed a suit against the drug and device maker Johnson and Johnson, alleging that the company hid its knowledge about potential adverse effects, some of which were permanent, associated with its vaginal mesh devices used to treat pelvic prolapse and stress incontinence.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Low hCG Levels Can Indicate Preeclampsia Risk

Measuring hCG levels in pregnant women helps identify those at risk of preeclampsia due to underlying abnormal thyroid function rather than simply pregnancy-raised thyroid activity.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cesarean Section by Maternal Age Group

Does advanced maternal age significantly increase the risk for cesarean section, and is intrapartum cesarean section a higher risk in an older age group of women?  
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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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() });  
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over 3 years ago
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Why I wrote about my wife's miscarriage - BBC News

A husband's online account about the heartbreak involved with starting a family has struck a chord with many couples.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Renal Function Tests Useful in Gauging Preeclampsia Risk

Early pregnancy elevations in urine protein-to-creatinine ratios and serum creatinine may be useful markers for preeclampsia risk.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago