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Incomplete HPV vaccination may offer some protection
Minority women who received the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination (HPV) even after becoming sexually active had lower rates of abnormal Pap test results than those who were never vaccinated. These findings appear in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  View News Article (2014-07-25)


UI researchers find early predictor for preeclampsia
University of Iowa researchers have discovered a biomarker that could give expecting mothers and their doctors the first simple blood test to reliably predict that a pregnant woman may develop preeclampsia, at least as early as 6 weeks into the pregnancy. View News Article (2014-07-09)


Sutures or staples? The best choice for closing a C-section
In the largest study to date comparing sutures (stitches) versus surgical staples for closing a C-section, researchers found a 57 percent decrease in wound complications in women who were sutured versus those who received staples.  View News Article (2014-07-08)


Obstetric malpractice claims dip when hospitals stress patient safety
A Connecticut hospital saw a 50% drop in malpractice liability claims and payments when it made patient safety initiatives a priority by training doctors and nurses to improve teamwork and communication, hiring a patient safety nurse, and standardizing practices, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers. View News Article (2014-06-11)


Iron supplements improve anemia, quality of life for women with heavy periods
A study by researchers from Finland found that diagnosis and treatment of anemia is important to improve quality of life among women with heavy periods. View News Article (2014-06-09)


Half of pregnant women who have hypertension and snore unknowingly have a sleep disorder
1 in 2 hypertensive pregnant women who habitually snore may have unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea, a sleeping disorder that can reduce blood oxygen levels during the night and that has been linked to serious health conditions, new University of Michigan-led research shows. View News Article (2014-06-03)


UTMB study discovers cause of many preterm births
A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show that premature aging of the placenta due to oxidative stress is the cause of many preterm births. The study appears today in the American Journal of Pathology. View News Article (2014-05-14)


New care approach eases depression among women
Women who received collaborative care for depression at two UW Medicine obstetrics and gynecology clinics showed fewer symptoms after treatment than women receiving usual depression care in the same setting, according to recent University of Washington research. View News Article (2014-05-08)


Risk of pregnancy greater with newer method of female sterilization
The risk of pregnancy among women using a newer method of planned sterilization called hysteroscopic sterilization is more than 10 times greater over a 10-year period than using the more commonly performed laparoscopic sterilization, a study by researchers at Yale University and UC Davis has found. View News Article (2014-04-23)


Researchers identify link between fetal growth and risk of stillbirth
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network have identified a link between stillbirth and either restricted or excessive fetal growth. View News Article (2014-04-23)

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