Promising Results in First Test of In Utero Enzyme-Replacement Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- The first test of in utero enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) proved safe and effective for a baby with infantile-onset Pompe disease, according to a case report. An infant with cross-reactive immunologic material (CRIM)-negative... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 10, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Dr. Oz Defeated; State Abortion Rights Win; Please Stop Licking Toads
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman defeated Mehmet Oz, MD, in a pivotal Pennsylvania Senate race. (New York Times) Voters supported abortion rights in all five states with ballot measures... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 9, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Don't Report Your Abortion Patients to Law Enforcement
(MedPage Today) -- State-based abortion bans throughout the country have been choking off access to abortion care, including clinic-based and telehealth care. While these laws are designed to directly target abortion providers with civil and criminal... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 5, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Paul Pelosi's Skull Surgery; Abortions Fall 6%; States Track Student Athlete Periods
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. Paul Pelosi, the husband of House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), had surgery to repair a skull fracture and other injuries, after being attacked by a man with... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 31, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

8,000 Nerve Endings? Actually, the Clitoris Has More
(MedPage Today) -- MIAMI -- The oft-cited claim that there are more than 8,000 nerve endings in the clitoris comes from a 1976 book by Thomas Lowry and Thea Lowry, in reference to a study of cows. No one had fact-checked that claim in humans... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 28, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Giving DHA to Preterm Infants May Improve IQ
(MedPage Today) -- Giving omega-3 fatty acid supplements in the first few months of life to preterm infants born before 29 weeks gestation appeared to modestly boost IQ scores at 5 years of age, researchers reported. The study involved a subset... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 26, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Sexual Violence Takes a Toll on Teens' Mental Health
(MedPage Today) -- Teenagers may bear the burden of poor mental health if they've had to deal with sexual assault or unwelcome sexual advances, U.K. researchers said. In a U.K. population-based study, sexual violence was linked with a slew of... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 5, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Killed the First Gender-Affirming Surgery Clinic in the U.S.?
(MedPage Today) -- When the Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) at Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Hospital closed in 1979, there were still about 20 university-based clinics in the U.S. that provided gender-affirming surgery. By the mid-1990s, only two or... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 3, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Durvalumab-CRT Pairing Disappoints in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- NEW YORK -- An immunotherapy-chemoradiotherapy (CRT) combination did not boost progression-free survival (PFS) in untreated, locally advanced cervical cancer, according to CALLA trial findings. Newly diagnosed patients who... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 2, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Prenatal Steroids May Improve Outcomes in Extremely Preterm Infants
(MedPage Today) -- A complete course of antenatal steroids was associated with higher survival in extremely preterm infants, a cohort study showed. Among infants born at 22 weeks to less than 24 weeks, 53.9% who had full exposure to antenatal... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 28, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Punitive Policies for Substance Use in Pregnancy Tied to Worse Obstetric Care
(MedPage Today) -- Women who lived in states with policies that punished women for substance use during pregnancy received worse prenatal and postpartum care, according to a cross-sectional study. Patients in states that considered substance use... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 19, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Tied to Mental Health Problems in Adolescence
(MedPage Today) -- Cannabis exposure during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of psychopathology into adolescence, especially if exposure continued later into the pregnancy, according to longitudinal findings from the Adolescent Brain... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 14, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mothers in WIC Program Have Better Birth Outcomes, Lower Infant Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Mothers enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) may experience improved birth outcomes and a lower risk of infant mortality, according to a systematic review. Women who participated... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 6, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Conception With ART Linked to Childhood Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Children conceived via assisted reproductive technology (ART) may have a higher risk of developing childhood cancers, a Taiwanese population-based cohort study suggested. Over 14.9 million person-years of follow-up, ART conception... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - August 31, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Moderna Sues Pfizer; Googling for Abortions; Where's the E. Coli?
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. Moderna is suing Pfizer/BioNTech, alleging the two companies stole their patented mRNA technology. (NBC News) A federal appeals court ruled that Arkansas cannot enforce a ban... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - August 26, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news