Acupuncture in Post-Date Pregnancy Management
Conclusions The present study suggested that acupuncture applied at term of pregnancy seems effective in reducing the rate of labour induction performed for prolonged pregnancy at 41+5 weeks. Moreover, acupuncture also seems to be able to reduce oxytocin use; such a “saving” effect could play a role in childhood, considering that a recent study underlined the adverse effect of oxytocin on birth outcomes.
(MedPage Today) -- But increase in risk of neonatal readmission, major malformations
(Reuters Health) - Fathers' use of antidepressant medications around the time mothers become pregnant does not increase babies' risk of preterm birth, birth defects, autism or intellectual disability, according to a study in the BMJ.
Condition: to Produce a High Quality Evidence on the Best Frequency of Performing Umbilical Artery Doppler for High Risk Pregnant Women in the Third Trimester Intervention: Diagnostic Test: Umbilical artery Doppler Sponsor: Ain Shams Maternity Hospital Recruiting
Conditions: Twin; Complicating Pregnancy; Advanced Maternal Age Pregnancy; Scarred Uterus; Overweight and Obesity Intervention: Sponsor: Shengjing Hospital Not yet recruiting
Condition: Sterility Intervention: Other: Embryo transfer Sponsor: Istituto Clinico Humanitas Completed
Condition: Iron Deficiency Anemia Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Ferrous Sulfate Sponsor: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Not yet recruiting
[Guardian] Benin City -The joy in the family of Afekhide Umoru from Ososo in Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo State when doctors told him that his barely one year old marriage would soon produce an offspring as his wife, Vivian had become pregnant, is almost in ruins.
Authors: Kreinin A, Saphier O, Silberstein T PMID: 29911763 [PubMed - in process]
AbstractPrevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and optimal maternal treatment are the most important goals of antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women with HIV. These goals may be at risk due to possible reduced exposure during pregnancy caused by physiological changes. Limited information is available on the impact of these physiological changes. This is especially true for HIV-integrase inhibitors, a relatively new class of drugs, recommended first-line agents and hence used by a large proportion of HIV-infected patients. Therefore, the objective of this review is to provide a detailed overview of the pharmaco...
ConclusionOur study suggests that the use of nimesulide in early pregnancy may result in a greater risk of having births with congenital urinary tract anomalies.FundingThis study was funded by grants from the Italian Ministry of the Education, University and Research ( ’Fondo d’Ateneo per la Ricerca’ portion, year 2015).