Uganda: Kyotera, Rakai Neonatal Care Units Save Over 1,000 Babies
[Monitor] Kyotera and Rakai's first ever neonatal intensive care units have saved up to 1,000 babies in less than two years, Daily Monitor has established.
AbstractThe novel coronavirus outbreak induces many concerns about the management of pregnancy, as well as rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The very rapid spread of the infection throughout all inhabited continents leads to a fast-growing number of infected with SARS-CoV-2 and requires answers and special recommendations to the most vulnerable group of people: pregnant woman and patients on immunomodulatory or immunosuppressive treatment. A systematic literature search was performed in Embase, MEDLINE, and Scopus database for studies describing COVID-19 infection in pregnant women diagnosed with rheumatic and muscul...
AbstractRepurposing of antirheumatic drugs has garnered global attention. The aim of this article is to overview available evidence on the use of widely used antirheumatic drugs hydroxychloroquine, methotrexate and colchicine for additional indications. Hydroxychloroquine has endothelial stabilizing and anti-thrombotic effects. Its use has been explored as an adjunctive therapy in refractory thrombosis in antiphospholipid syndrome. It may also prevent recurrent pregnancy losses in the absence of antiphospholipid antibodies. Hydroxychloroquine favourably modulates atherogenic lipid and glycaemic profiles. Methotrexate has b...
Authors: Jastaneyah J, Reffler V, Engels L PMID: 32974706 [PubMed - in process]
Conclusion: In conclusion, patients with a ureteral catheter associated with APN should be given close attention with regards to the above risk factors. Early removal of the catheter is the best policy for the prevention of APN. PMID: 32975161 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 25 September 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Michal Levy, Noa Gonen, Michal Kovo, Letizia Schreiber, Or Marom, Giulia Barda, Eldar Volpert, Jacob Bar, Eran Weiner
Conclusions: In the current analysis, the prevalence of postpartum depression was high as compared with other developing countries. Routine screening of mothers in the postpartum period and integrating mental health with maternal health care is highly recommended. PMID: 32974057 [PubMed]
CONCLUSION: This is the first case report of the successful pregnancy following sphincter sparing curative pelvic radiotherapy for rectal cancer. Furthermore it allows us to propose an increased limit dose to the uterus enabling fertility sparing beyond the limits achieved from total body irradiation series with 12-14 Gy and accept 16 Gy as uterine body (35 Gy for uterine cervix) limit for IMRT treatment planning in young patients asking for maintaining fertility potential. PMID: 32975243 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2020Source: Sexual &Reproductive HealthcareAuthor(s): Karolina Linden, Rikke Damkjær Maimburg
[The Conversation Africa] Early unintended pregnancy can have negative consequences for adolescent girls and young women. Not only may their health be at risk; so may their education, economic mobility and productivity.
Publication date: Available online 24 September 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Fang He, Shenghua Liu, Dunjin Chen