Preventing perinatal teen dating violence through relationship education at nurse home visiting: secondary analyses of a randomized controlled trial [conference abstract #115] - Li Q.
SAVIR 2022 Conference Abstracts Statement of Purpose To explore the effectiveness and mechanisms of relationship education to reduce perinatal teen dating violence (PTDV) at nurse home visitation. Home visiting programs are critical to prevent PTDV. Onl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

These New Pediatric Development Clinics in Rwanda Save Lives
By D éogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza, Communication Officer ; Richard Kalisa, Newborn and child health advisor A PDC nurse examines baby Sebastien at Ruhengeri Referral Hospital. Photo by Deogratias Rwangabo Nkurunziza for IntraHealth International.January 31, 2023The birth of a baby is often a joyous, momentous occasion. For Izabayo Marcel, however, August 2021 was a heartbreaking month. His wife died while giving birth to their baby, Sebastien Duhirwe, and Sebastien suffered from birth asphyxia, which left him fighting for his life.The doctors and nurses at the Ruhengeri Referral Hospital acted quickly—and t...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 31, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Health workforce development Midwives Nurses Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and HIV treatment adherence in urban South Africa: mediating role of perinatal common mental disorders - Hatcher AM, Turan JM, St öckl H, Woollett N, García-Moreno C, Christofides NJ.
BACKGROUND: Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has potential to eliminate perinatal HIV infections, but adherence to ART in late pregnancy and postpartum is often suboptimal. Intimate partner violence (IPV) may influence non-adherence among perinatal women livin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

University of Rochester Professor Recognized for Her Research on Catching Tooth Decay Earlier in Children Using Artificial Intelligence and Telehealth Technologies
METUCHEN, N.J., Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- MouthWatch, LLC, an industry leader in teledentistry solutions and digital imaging devices, recognized Dr. Jin Xiao as a telehealth pioneer in dentistry at its fifth annual Teledentistry Innovation Awards ( " The Tellies " ) held November 28, 2022, in New York City. MouthWatch launched The Tellies in 2018 to help drive visibility for individuals and organizations positively impacting the communities they serve by successfully implementing teledentistry as part of their patient care model. Dr. Jin Xiao, Associate Professor and perinatal oral health expert at the Eastman Institut...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 24, 2023 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of perinatal depression - Al-Abri K, Edge D, Armitage CJ.
PURPOSE: This systematic review of systematic reviews aims to provide the first global picture of the prevalence and correlates of perinatal depression, and to explore the commonalities and discrepancies of the literature. METHODS: Seven databases ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Opioid exposure negatively affects fetal brain growth
Exposure to opioids in utero has a negative effect on fetal brain development...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI reveals how women's prenatal drinking affects fetal brain 4D ultrasound shows fetuses reacting to taste, smell Most fetal deaths caused by defects, lack of heartbeat MRI highlights how prenatal maternal distress affects children MRI illuminates brain structure abnormalities in premature babies (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - January 20, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Adverse Outcomes Increased With SARS-CoV-2 Infection During Pregnancy
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18, 2023 -- Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for maternal death, maternal morbidities, and neonatal morbidity, according to research... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - January 19, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MTG asks if COVID vaccines are linked with fetal demise. Here's the science
Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has once again shared her anti-vaccine sentiments, tweeting out a spurious link between fetal demise and the vaccine. "Is there is a correlation between fetal demise and covid vaccines?" she tweeted, sharing a tweet from user @kacdnp91, containing a…#mgt #johnathanreiner #level1 #wakefield #delbigtree #saifuddinahmed #andrewwakefield #mmr #marjorietaylorgreene #neonatalnp (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Racial, Ethnic Disparity Seen Between Nursing Students, Neonates in NICU
FRIDAY, Jan. 13, 2023 -- There is a racial and ethnic disparity between neonatal nurse practitioner (NNP) students and neonates in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), according to a study published online Jan. 6 in Advances in Neonatal... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - January 13, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Staphylococcus capitis: guidance, data and analysis
Collection consists of information issued in relation to findings from a 2021 to 2022 incident response by UKHSA to Staphylococcus capitis in UK neonatal units. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds programme to prevent cerebral palsy in premature babies is effective
A programme to increase the use of magnesium sulfate, a £ 1 injection that helps prevent cerebral palsy in premature babies, is effective according to a National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) funded evaluation. The findings, led by researchers at the University of Bristol, are published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 10, 2023 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Celebrating Archie Cochrane
Cochrane is named in honour of Archie Cochrane, a British medical researcher who contributed greatly to the development of epidemiology as a science. The 11th of January marks Archie Cochrane ' s birthday and it ' s a great opportunity  to reflect on his contributions.Archie Cochrane is best known for his influential book,Effectiveness and Efficiency: Random Reflections on Health Services, published in 1972. The principles he set out in it so clearly were straightforward: he suggested that, because resources would always be limited, they should be used to provide equitably those forms of health care which had been shown i...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 9, 2023 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Perinatal health profiles associated with removal from the home and subsequent child protective services report in maltreated infants - Buek KW, Mandell DJ.
Infants face the highest risk of abuse and neglect nationally. There is a compelling need to understand the individual risk factors and needs of families of maltreated infants so that prevention efforts can be tailored for optimal effectiveness. Using link... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Exploration of barriers to screening for domestic violence in the perinatal period using an ecological framework - Usanov C, Keedle H, Peters K, O'Reilly R.
AIMS: To explore Australian healthcare providers' perspectives on factors that influence disclosure and domestic violence screening through the lens of Heise's (1998) integrated ecological framework. DESIGN: This paper reports the findings that wer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Africa: Africa's Maternal Deaths Need Urgent Action to Meet SDG Goals
[IPS] Accra -- As the effects of COVID-19 on Africa's health sector become clearer, it looks the continent will need to take urgent steps to overcome the disruptions suffered in the breakdown in antenatal and postnatal care for women and newborns and neonatal intensive care units. The pandemic brought some setbacks to the gains achieved in maternal mortality over the past decade. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 4, 2023 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news