Increase Seen in Amphetamine, Opioid Use in Pregnant Women

Increase in amphetamine - , opioid - related deliveries disproportionate between rural vs. urban counties
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(Elsevier) Approximately 5% of women experience two or more miscarriages, a condition known as recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). Although genetic testing is important for evaluating RPL, current tests have revealed shortcomings in clinical practice. A report in The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics describes a new high-resolution melting analysis-based test that is accurate, rapid, cheap, and easy to perform. When used prior to other tests, it improved cost-effectiveness by 30%, an important consideration in areas with limited healthcare resources.
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Abstract Background: Preeclampsia is a major cause of pregnancy-related maternal, fetal, and neonatal morbidities and mortalities. We aimed to review the effect of maternal preeclampsia on the hematological profile of newborns in the Qatari population. Methods: In this case-control study, we reviewed data and complete blood count results of neonates born to Qatari women diagnosed of preeclampsia in 2017 in comparison with data of a control group. Statistical analysis was done using unpaired t-test, chi-square test, and logistic regression analysis. Results: A total of 108 neonates of women with preeclamp...
Source: Biomed Res - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Biomed Res Int Source Type: research
ConclusionsBirth characteristics, household-level determinants and country-level characteristics seem to be more closely related to maternal and child healthcare utilization as well as child health outcomes than whether the pregnancy was wanted or unwanted in LMICs.
Source: International Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsTaking modelling assumptions into account, opportunistic chlamydia and gonorrhoea screening of youth and those in HIV care represents a viable intervention for reducing sexually transmitted infections in the South African population.
Source: International Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
We examined the association between incorrect knowledge of ovulation and unintentional pregnancy and child among young women in sub-Saharan Africa countries.MethodsUsing Pearson ’s Chi-square,t test, multiple logistic regression, and likelihood ratio test, we analyzed Demographic and Health Survey data (2008 –2017) of 169,939 young women (15–24 year).ResultsThe range of prevalence of incorrect knowledge of ovulation was 51% in Comoros and 89.6% in Sao Tome and Principe, while unintentional pregnancy ranged between 9.4% in the Republic of Benin and 59.6% in Namibia. The multivariate result indicates a...
Source: International Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
We all know that some jobs are more dangerous than others. Truck drivers, loggers, and construction workers are more likely to die on the job than most others. Firefighters and police officers also face more than the average amount of risk while at work. It’s expected that people who take on these jobs understand the risks and follow guidelines to stay as safe as possible. But what would you do if your job suddenly became much more dangerous? And what if your workplace was unable to follow recommended guidelines to reduce that increased risk? That’s the situation now facing millions of healthcare workers who pr...
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WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 -- The makeup of bacteria in an expectant mother's vagina may help identify which women are most at risk of giving birth prematurely, a new study suggests. It also found that pregnant women who deliver early are more likely...
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Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Sarah Heimberger, Ariel Mueller, Rubina Ratnaparkhi, Joana Lopes Perdigao, Sarosh Rana
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Darshan Hosapatna Basavarajappa, Pradip Kumar Saha, Rashmi Bagga, Niranjan Khandelwal, Manish Modi
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 April 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Annettee Nakimuli, Jennifer E. Starling, Sarah Nakubulwa, Imelda Namagembe, Musa Sekikubo, Eve Nakabembe, James G. Scott, Ashley Moffett, Catherine E Aiken
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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