PrEP implementation in pregnant and post-partum women

Publication date: Available online 5 December 2019Source: The Lancet HIVAuthor(s): Dvora Joseph Davey, Landon Myer, Thomas Coates
Source: The Lancet HIV - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 22 January 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Fitriana Murriya Ekawati, Ova Emilia, Shaun Brennecke, Jane Gunn, Sharon Licqurish, Phyllis LauAbstractGlobally, almost maternal mortality caused by HDP occurs in low to middle-income countries (LMIC); yet, limited guidance is available to local primary care practitioners who are usually the main health care providers. This review examined existing international practice guidelines to identify potential practices to improve HDP management in Indonesian primary care. We performed a structured literature search strategies and snowballi...
Source: Pregnancy Hypertension: An International Journal of Womens Cardiovascular Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 January 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Amihai Rottenstreich, Misgav Rottenstreich, Zvi Ehrlich, Yosef Ezra, David Mankuta, Simcha Yagel, Doron Kabiri, Uriel Elchalal, Gabriel LevinAbstractObjectiveHistory of prior preterm birth (PTB) represents one of the strongest risk factors for recurrent PTB. Nevertheless, whether the occurrence of PTB in multifetal gestation is associated with increased risk of PTB in subsequent pregnancies remains unclear. We aimed to determine the recurrence risk of PTB in a subsequent singleton preg...
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
ConclusionMaternal colonization of ESBL-producing bacteria is an important risk factor for transmission. The vaginal presence of ESBL-producing bacteria during pregnancy is associated with preterm birth and pPROM, which shows the need for clear diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Conditions:   Hypertension in Pregnancy;   Preeclampsia Severe;   Gestational Hypertension;   Postpartum Preeclampsia;   Postpartum Interventions:   Drug: NIFEdipine ER;   Drug: Enalapril Sponsor:   Brigham and Women's Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionWe did not observe an increased risk of pregnancy losses or malformations among women with asthma. However, we found an association between asthma severity and SGA; and between exacerbations late in pregnancy and preterm delivery and NICU admission.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
People who have been pregnant or have breastfed a baby are less likely to enter the menopause before the age of 45, a study of 108,000 people suggests
Source: New Scientist - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research
Pregnancy and breastfeeding may cut the risk of entering menopause before age 45.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Menopause Breastfeeding Pregnancy and Childbirth Source Type: news
You’ve done it! You’ve taken that last birth control pill, removed your IUD, or stopped using your contraceptive method of choice. You’ve made the decision to try to conceive a pregnancy, and while this is an exciting time in your life, it can also feel overwhelming. There is so much advice around fertility and pregnancy, and sifting through it all just isn’t possible. For many mothers, their goals crystallize around ensuring that their baby is healthy. Evidence-based steps that may prevent birth defects January is Birth Defects Prevention Month, so we want to focus on things you can do to reduce th...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Family Planning and Pregnancy Fertility Vaccines Women's Health Source Type: blogs
[Daily News] THE number of pregnant women who die due to pregnancy-related diseases at the Bukoba Regional Referral hospital has slightly dropped, from 16 deaths recorded during 2018 to 12 deaths during 2019, it has been disclosed.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
In this study, differentiation between OB and LP in regard to clinical symptoms, biochemical analyses and the response to treatment in Buffaloes was done. Twenty buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) were admitted with a history of intermittent appetite, wasting and mild abdominal distension during the period between March 2016 and August 2018. All cases were female (12 recently calved, 2 pregnant, 6 non-pregnant) aging from 3-9 years and weighing 350-600 kg. For comparison, 10 apparently healthy non-pregnant female buffaloes were used as controls. Abdominal ultrasonography confirmed the presence of 11 OB and 9 LP in admitted...
Source: Veterinary Quarterly - Category: Veterinary Research Tags: Vet Q Source Type: research
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