Outcomes of visceral leishmaniasis in pregnancy: A  retrospective cohort study from South Sudan

ConclusionThis is the largest cohort in the literature of VL in pregnancy. Our data suggest that good maternal survival rates are possible in resource-limited settings, despite the high incidence of complications.
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CONCLUSION: Pregnancy outcomes after hysteroscopic placement of a microinsert for hydrosalpinx management before embryo transfer were comparable to those following laparoscopic proximal tubal occlusion or salpingectomy. However, caution is advised regarding microinsert placement for hydrosalpinges before proceeding with assisted reproductive technology. PMID: 32224160 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Lee Y, Ahn EH, Ryu CS, Kim JO, An HJ, Cho SH, Kim JH, Kim YR, Lee WS, Kim NK Abstract The present study aimed to investigate the potential association of five miRNA machinery gene polymorphisms (DICER1 rs3742330A>G, DROSHA rs10719T>C, RAN rs14035C>T, XPO5 rs11077A>C and DGCR8 rs417309G>A) with recurrent implantation failure (RIF), a clinical condition in which good-quality embryos repeatedly fail to implant following two or more in vitro fertilization cycles, and its associated risk factors in Korean women. Therefore, the present study performed genotype analysis and assessed the frequency o...
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Researchers at University of Arizona College of Medicine have invented a new device that provides oxygen and support for people that need respiratory assistance for the COVID-19 outbreak. The device is a small-scale, low-pressure rebreathing system that removes carbon dioxide and introduces a mixture of helium and oxygen to the respiratory airways. The device could help a coronavirus patient earlier in the process and might reduce the need for ventilators. Phoenix-based startup S aiOx licensed…
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Trump says personal protective gear has nearly run out; Florida, Georgia, Mississippi ordered to shelter in place; record daily fatalities in UK. Follow the latest updates.At a glance: summary of key eventsWimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus crisisAustralia coronavirus – latest updatesSee all of our coronavirus coverage5.54amBSTThe Chinese city of Shenzhen has banned the eating of dogs and cats as part of a wider clampdown on the wildlife trade since the emergence of the new coronavirus, Reuters reports.Scientists suspect the coronavirus passed to humans from animals. Some of the earliest infections were found in ...
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Is anyone else kinda stressed about this whole coronavirus outbreak and how it's interfering with being able to complete observation hours and taking the GRE. I wonder if some schools would be more lenient towards these things due to the pandemic
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Navy captain says COVID-19 is spreading through his aircraft carrier so rapidly that most of the crew needs to get off The Navy "cannot allow a single sailor to perish as a result of this pandemic unnecessarily," Capt. Brett E. Crozier wrote in a letter www.google.com Gotta give the CO credit. To make this public means he made the request in private and was rejected and he’s decided to put his crew ahead of his career. Exclusive: Captain of aircraft carrier with gro...
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