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Article ID: 703986

Student creates diagnostic tool that could change the prenatal industry

Wichita State University

Wichita State University student Tammy Dorsey created the Pedi-Cell, a diagnostic tool that can detect fetal acidosis. A noninvasive tool, the device only needs to touch the baby to get a reading.

14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703857

Pregnancy Complications Can Lead to ICU Admission

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN Advanced Critical Care focuses its fall 2018 issue on critical care obstetrics, with a collection of articles about the most common conditions and complications of pregnancy that result in critical illness, as well as best practices for care. Topics include obstetric hemorrhage, which is the leading cause of maternal death and also one of the most preventable.

13-Nov-2018 6:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703708

Elagolix reduces menstrual bleeding from most common uterine tumors

UT Southwestern Medical Center

A new oral drug significantly reduced menstrual bleeding for women with the most common gynecologic tumors in the United States – benign tumors that disproportionately affect African-Americans, an international clinical trial found.

9-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703695

Soy formula feeding during infancy associated with severe menstrual pain in adulthood

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

New research suggests that infant girls fed soy formula are more likely to develop severe menstrual pain as young adults. The finding adds to the growing body of literature that suggests exposure to soy formula during early life may have detrimental effects on the reproductive system. The study appears online in the journal Human Reproduction.

9-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST
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    9-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703292

Universal Hepatitis C Screening of Pregnant Women More Cost-Effective Than Risk-Based Approach

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that universal screening of pregnant women at risk for hepatitis C virus (commonly called HCV) infection is a more efficient and cost-effective diagnostic approach than risk-based screening.

2-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 703605

The American Dermatological Association Co-Sponsors American Cancer Society's HPV Vaccine Policy

American Dermatological Association

Dermatologists routinely engage in the care of patients with mucocutaneous manifestations of Human Papillomavirus infections [HPV]. HPV is associated with protean medical illnesses including cervical, vaginal, vulvar, penile, anal, and oropharyngeal cancers, as well as warts

8-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 703521

Mailed HPV tests can help find women at-risk for cervical cancer, study finds

University of North Carolina Health Care System

In the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, researchers published the results of mailing at-home, HPV self-collection kits to 193 low-income women in North Carolina who were overdue for screening according to national guidelines.

7-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Article ID: 703473

Tulane researcher studies why black women are more likely to die during or after pregnancy

Tulane University

The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world, and Louisiana consistently ranks among the top US states for rates of death among pregnant and postpartum women. Two new studies by a Tulane University epidemiologist aim to figure out why.

6-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST



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