Maternal morbidity of induction of labor compared to planned cesarean delivery in twin gestations

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Source: Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Source Type: research

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Authors: Lokugamage AU, Eftime VAI, Porter D, Ahillan T, Ke SX Abstract A number of studies show that acupuncture may help with labour and delivery. An NHS maternity acupuncture service providing birth preparation acupuncture has assessed its routine hospital maternity annual data from 2014 to 2016 to see what effect it had on labour and delivery outcomes. The data from this service was analysed and women who had birth preparation acupuncture were compared with those who did not receive it. Maternal age, parity and socio-economic status were considered confounders and were adjusted for in the analysis. Women who re...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Source Type: research
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School feeding programme in Togo. Credit: WFP/João CavalcanteBy Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Wan Manan MudaKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan 21 2020 (IPS) If well planned, coordinated and implemented, a government funded school feeding programme for all primary school children can be progressively transformative. Such a programme, involving government departments and agencies working together, can benefit schoolchildren, their families, farmers and public health, now and in the future. Jomo Kwame Sundaram Such a scheme should comprehensively supply adequate food for all, especially schoolchildren, and improve their nutrition,...
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In this study, we identified two CXCR4 genes from a teleost, ayu (Plecoglossus altivelis), named PaCXCR4a and PaCXCR4b. PaCXCR4b was constitutively expressed in ayu HSPCs, whereas PaCXCR4a was induced by LPS treatment. The stromal-derived factor-1-binding activity of CXCR4b was significantly higher than that of CXCR4a, whereas the LPS-binding activity of CXCR4a was significantly higher than that of CXCR4b in the teleosts ayu, large yellow croaker (Larimichthys crocea), and tiger puffer (Takifugu rubripes). CXCR4a+ HSPCs were mobilized into blood by LPS, whereas CXCR4b+ HSPCs were mobilized by leukocyte cell-derived chemota...
Source: Journal of Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: Tags: J Immunol Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 17 January 2020Source: Sexual &Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Rikke Damkjær Maimburg
Source: Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - Category: Reproduction Medicine Source Type: research
Condition:   Induction of Labor Intervention:   Device: Foley catheter length Sponsor:   Brigham and Women's Hospital Recruiting
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Using castor oil to induce labor is growing in popularity. In this article, learn about the risks, the research, and whether or not it actually works.
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Condition:   Induction of Labor Intervention:   Device: Foley catheter length Sponsor:   Brigham and Women's Hospital Recruiting
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Publication date: January 2020Source: Case Reports in Women's Health, Volume 25Author(s): Tsuyoshi Murata, Hyo Kyozuka, Aya Shiraiwa, Hirotaka Isogami, Toma Fukuda, Aya Kanno, Akiko Yamaguchi, Keiya FujimoriAbstractIntroductionRitodrine hydrochloride is still widely used as a tocolytic agent in Japan, but it can cause maternal pulmonary edema, which may paradoxically induce preterm birth. Here we present a case of severe pulmonary edema due to
Source: Case Reports in Womens Health - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- In women with prepregnancy type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (PDM), induction of labor (IOL) is not associated with increased cesarean section rates compared with expectant management beyond 39 weeks, but it is associated...
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