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Earlier Menarche Independently Predicts Gestational Diabetes

Nurses' Health Study data suggest that prepregnancy BMI only partially explains the relationship between early menarche and subsequent gestational diabetes.  
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over 3 years ago
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Preventing Gestational Diabetes by Lifestyle Intervention

High-risk pregnant women who participate in a moderate lifestyle intervention may reduce their risk of developing gestational diabetes, a new study reports.  
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over 3 years ago
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Vaginal Progesterone Does Not Prevent Preterm Birth

In high-risk pregnancies, vaginal progesterone did not protect against preterm birth in the OPPTIMUM study; however, it was associated with renal, gastrointestinal, and respiratory events in children.  
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over 3 years ago
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Psychological and Physical Stress May Lead to Preterm Birth

A prospective cohort study has revealed that indicators of stress in the second trimester were correlated with earlier birth.  
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over 3 years ago
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Venlafaxine Tied to Increased Postpartum Hemorrhage Risk

Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor exposure in the last 4 weeks of pregnancy increased postpartum hemorrhage odds in multiple analyses before and after adjustment.  
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over 3 years ago
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Progesterone Doesn't Improve Outcomes After Recurrent Miscarriages

Dr Peter Kovacs summarizes the results of a recent trial that drew a different conclusion about progesterone than a 2013 Cochrane review.  
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over 3 years ago
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Cardiac abnormalities may help identify women at risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia

Doctors may be able to identify which women are at high risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia by using echocardiography to look for certain cardiovascular abnormalities between pregnancies, say researchers in the journal Hypertension.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Cardiac abnormalities may help identify women at risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia

Doctors may be able to identify which women are at high risk of recurrent pre-eclampsia by using echocardiography to look for certain cardiovascular abnormalities between pregnancies, say researchers in the journal Hypertension.1  
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over 3 years ago
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Aging Ovaries May Signal Imminent Progression of MS

Markers of declining fertility were strongly related to clinical and MRI indicators of disability, especially gray matter metrics, in women with early MS.  
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over 3 years ago
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Sweet potato as an alternative to potato in gestational diabetes mellitus

Bao and colleagues recently found that consumption of higher levels of potato before pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and they suggested substituting potatoes with other vegetables or whole grains to lower this risk.1 We suggest that sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) could be eaten instead of potato. Often …  
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over 3 years ago
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Sweet potato as an alternative to potato in gestational diabetes mellitus

Bao and colleagues recently found that consumption of higher levels of potato before pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and they suggested substituting potatoes with other vegetables or whole grains to lower this risk.1 We suggest that sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) could be eaten instead of potato. Often …  
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over 3 years ago
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Sweet potato as an alternative to potato in gestational diabetes mellitus

Bao and colleagues recently found that consumption of higher levels of potato before pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and they suggested substituting potatoes with other vegetables or whole grains to lower this risk.1 We suggest that sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam) could be eaten instead of potato. Often …  
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over 3 years ago
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ACOG Supports Vaginal Estrogen in Breast Cancer Survivors

The Committee on Gynecologic Practice of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has issued an opinion in support of vaginal estrogen in breast cancer survivors.  
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over 3 years ago
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“Vaginal seeding” of infants born by caesarean section

The microbiota is the community of microbes that colonises our bodies, outnumbering our own cells 10 to 1.1 This complex microbial community varies from one part of the body to another, and from one person to another. Characteristic differences in the microbiota are associated with various diseases.2 As a result interest has surged in the potential for manipulating the microbiota to promote health and treat disease.2  
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“Vaginal seeding” of infants born by caesarean section

The microbiota is the community of microbes that colonises our bodies, outnumbering our own cells 10 to 1.1 This complex microbial community varies from one part of the body to another, and from one person to another. Characteristic differences in the microbiota are associated with various diseases.2 As a result interest has surged in the potential for manipulating the microbiota to promote health and treat disease.2  
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over 3 years ago
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“Vaginal seeding” of infants born by caesarean section

The microbiota is the community of microbes that colonises our bodies, outnumbering our own cells 10 to 1.1 This complex microbial community varies from one part of the body to another, and from one person to another. Characteristic differences in the microbiota are associated with various diseases.2 As a result interest has surged in the potential for manipulating the microbiota to promote health and treat disease.2  
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over 3 years ago
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Sixty seconds on . . . vaginal seeding

The term describes the use of a gauze swab to transfer maternal vaginal fluid (and therefore vaginal microbiota) onto infants born by caesarean section.  
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over 3 years ago
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Sixty seconds on . . . vaginal seeding

The term describes the use of a gauze swab to transfer maternal vaginal fluid (and therefore vaginal microbiota) onto infants born by caesarean section.  
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'Vaginal Seeding' Concerns

Increasing numbers of new parents in the UK who have a baby by caesarean section are requesting a procedure called 'vaginal seeding' or 'microbirthing'.  
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over 3 years ago
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Progesterone Fails to Delay Premature Births in RCT

A therapy widely recommended in the UK to prevent babies from being born too soon is ineffective, according to a new study.  
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over 3 years ago