Teen pregnancy rates plummet, CDC says

The number of teenagers in the U.S. giving birth is at a low not seen since the early 1900s, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.
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Authors: Park YG, Choi J, Seol JW Abstract During pregnancy, the uterus undergoes intense neovascularization and vascular remodeling to supply oxygen and nutrients to the embryo. During this period, progesterone secreted from the ovary has effects on vascular remodeling in the endometrium and interacts with angiogenic factors. However, the exact mechanism of uterine vascular remodeling during pregnancy is poorly understood. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the association between angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2), one of the angiopoietins, and intrauterine vessel remodeling during pregnancy, and to d...
Source: Molecular Medicine Reports - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Mol Med Rep Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular DiseasesAuthor(s): Elisabetta Torlone, Camilla Festa, Gloria Formoso, Marina Scavini, Maria Angela Sculli, Elena Succurro, Laura Sciacca, Paolo Di Bartolo, Francesco Purrello, Annunziata Lapolla
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Conclusion: These observations definitively demonstrate an important role of PFN1 in mediating cell-cell adhesion during the initial stage of embryo implantation and suggest a potential therapeutic target or novel biomarker for patients suffering from implantation failure. PMID: 32466630 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical and Experimental Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Clin Exp Reprod Med Source Type: research
Authors: Wood SH, Sills ES Abstract The inverse correlation between maternal age and pregnancy rate represents a major challenge for reproductive endocrinology. The high embryo ploidy error rate in failed in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles reflects genetic misfires accumulated by older oocytes over time. Despite the application of different follicular recruitment protocols during IVF, gonadotropin modifications are generally futile in addressing such damage. Even when additional oocytes are retrieved, quality is frequently poor. Older oocytes with serious cytoplasmic and/or chromosomal errors are often harvested f...
Source: Clinical and Experimental Reproductive Medicine - Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Clin Exp Reprod Med Source Type: research
Contributors : Diana Medina-Bastidas ; Ivan Salido-GuadarramaSeries Type : Expression profiling by arrayOrganism : Homo sapiensPreeclampsia (PE) and Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) are major contributor of perinatal morbility and mortality, these pregnancy disorders associated with placental ischemia and share many similar pathophysiological features. The aim of this study was to compare the placental gene expression profiles including mRNA and lnRNAs from pregnant women from four study groups; PE, IUGR, PE-IUGR and normal pregnancy (NP). Gene expression microarray analysis was performed on placental tissue obtained...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by array Homo sapiens Source Type: research
This article aims to provide an updated review of the most recent data around hormonal contraceptives and anti-retroviral therapy.Recent FindingsPrior data have suggested possible pharmacologic interactions between certain hormonal contraceptives and anti-retroviral therapy. The most significant interactions implicated include those between progestin-based contraceptive implants and efavirenz as well as between combined hormonal contraceptives and protease inhibitors. Most past studies, however, feature small sample sizes with few clinical outcomes reported.SummaryRecent data since 2017 have largely affirmed prior studies ...
Source: Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Mamoru Morikawa, Michinori Mayama, Yoshihiro Saito, Kinuko Nakagawa, Takeshi Umazume, Kentaro Chiba, Satoshi Kawaguchi, Kazutoshi Cho, Hidemichi Watari
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Adebamike A. Oshunbade, Arsalan Hamid, Seth T. Lirette, Semiu O. Gbadamosi, Wondwosen K. Yimer, Olusola A. Orimoloye, Donald Clark, Daisuke Kamimura, Stephen D. Grado, Elizabeth A. Lutz, Robert J. Mentz, Ervin R. Fox, Javed Butler, B. Gwen Windham, Kenneth R. Butler, Thomas H. Mosley, Michael E. Hall
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Sunitha Suresh, Ariel Mueller, Saira Salahuddin, Heba Naseem, Rohin Dhir, Sarosh Rana
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Abstract Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an uncommon cause of stroke that mainly affects young adults with known risk factors of prothrombotic conditions, pregnancy, infection, malignancy, and drugs. Dutasteride is a 5α-reductase inhibitor that is used for benign prostate hypertrophy and androgenetic alopecia. To date, CVT caused by dutasteride use has not been reported. A 25-year-old male presented with headache and diplopia. He had taken 0.5 mg of dutasteride every other day for 9 months to treat alopecia. A headache developed 7 months after he started taking medication, and horizontal diplopia occurre...
Source: Yonsei Medical Journal - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Yonsei Med J Source Type: research
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