Placental endothelin-converting enzyme-1 is decreased in preeclampsia
Publication date: April 2020Source: Pregnancy Hypertension, Volume 20Author(s): Anna McCormick, Jasmin Kristianto, Xiaohu Wang, Jennifer McIntosh, Meredith Cruz, Judith U. Hibbard, Robert D. Blank
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Mamoru Morikawa, Michinori Mayama, Yoshihiro Saito, Kinuko Nakagawa, Takeshi Umazume, Kentaro Chiba, Satoshi Kawaguchi, Kazutoshi Cho, Hidemichi Watari
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Adebamike A. Oshunbade, Arsalan Hamid, Seth T. Lirette, Semiu O. Gbadamosi, Wondwosen K. Yimer, Olusola A. Orimoloye, Donald Clark, Daisuke Kamimura, Stephen D. Grado, Elizabeth A. Lutz, Robert J. Mentz, Ervin R. Fox, Javed Butler, B. Gwen Windham, Kenneth R. Butler, Thomas H. Mosley, Michael E. Hall
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Sunitha Suresh, Ariel Mueller, Saira Salahuddin, Heba Naseem, Rohin Dhir, Sarosh Rana
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Pregnancy HypertensionAuthor(s): Monika Thakur, Shalini Gainder, S.C. Saha, Mahesh Prakash
CONCLUSION: Limited data on COVID-19 during preganacy, associated with a wide variation in the methodology make accurate data interpretation difficult. PMID: 32456489 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION: Prior cesarean delivery is correlated with earlier delivery and increased neonatal morbidity. Advocating trial of labor after cesarean delivery may provide maternal and neonatal benefit. PMID: 32459429 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusions: In this study, a total of 27.1% of women of reproductive age with CD had pregnancy-associated CD, which might be induced by the hormonal milieu of pregnancy. An increased risk of having a LBW newborn was observed among mothers with pregnancy-associated CD. A high degree of clinical suspicion for CD may be warranted in the peripartum period. Patients with symptoms suspicious for CD throughout pregnancy and after childbirth, such as early-onset hypertension, severe hyperglycemia, and persistent weight gain, should be carefully diagnosed and closely monitored by clinicians.
Health guidance suggests that reducing the amount of saturated fat we eat, by cutting down on animal fats, is good for our health.In the process of updating this review the authors wanted to know whether following this advice leads to a reduced risk of dying or getting cardiovascular disease (heart disease or stroke). They assessed the effect of replacing animal fats and hard vegetable fats with plant oils, unsaturated spreads or starchy foods, for at least two years, on health outcomes including dying, heart disease and stroke. They only looked at studies of adults (18 years or older). They included men and women wi...
CONCLUSIONS: At gestational week 29, urinary albumin excretion in the normal range associated with blood pressure and renal electrolyte handling independent of potential confounders. PMID: 32463729 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ, May 27, 2020 — The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson &Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for a new pediatric formulation of SIRTURO® (bedaquiline). SIRTURO® is now indicated for use as part of combination therapy in the treatment of adult and pediatric patients (5 years and older and weighing at least 15 kg) with pulmonary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR‑TB). In the U.S., the medicine should be reserved for use when an effective treatment regimen cannot otherwise be provided. This indication received accelera...