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Stop eating for two: obese moms-to-be should gain less weight than currently recommended
Severely obese women should lose weight during pregnancy, while obese women who are pregnant should gain less weight than currently recommended, a Saint Louis University study finds. View News Article (2007-10-02)


More women medical students select general surgery and continue to close the gender gap
The gender gap among United States Medical Graduates (USMG) in the traditionally male-dominated specialty of general surgery is shrinking, according to study results published in the March issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. View News Article (2011-04-05)


Disclosing violence to primary care or obestetrics/gynecology physicians most beneficial
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) found that patients who disclose intimate partner violence (IPV) to their clinicians of any type did not experience serious harm. View News Article (2008-07-07)


Greater risk for children of mothers over 40 to die in the womb or as a newborn
Women who give birth after 40 run a greater risk of experiencing pregnancy complications than younger women. Moreover, there is an increased risk of the child dying in the womb or in close connection with delivery. This is shown in a study carried out by the Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University in Sweden. Women in Sweden, as in many other countries, are giving birth later and later... View News Article (2004-10-13)


Junior doctors increasingly backing out of job offers they’ve already accepted
Junior doctors are increasingly backing out of accepted job offers, often with less than a month to go, finds a study in Emergency Medicine Journal. View News Article (2002-07-08)


Yale procedure cuts recurrence of aggressive uterine cancer
A state-of-the-art treatment program developed at Yale School of Medicine increases survival from the aggressive uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC) and spares some patients the need for additional therapy. View News Article (2005-09-22)


Umbilical cord clamping should be delayed, says expert
Clamping and cutting of the umbilical cord should be delayed for three minutes after birth, particularly for pre-term infants, suggests a senior doctor in this week's BMJ. View News Article (2007-08-17)


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)


Novel protein essential for successful pregnancy
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine and their colleagues at the Society for the Investigation of Early Pregnancy have helped clarify the function of a unique protein called Preimplantation Factor, which is produced by healthy embryos to direct embryo attachment and help the mother adapt to pregnancy.  View News Article (2010-06-01)


Drug therapy can reduce preterm births and decrease lifetime medical costs
Researchers from MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH found that treating expectant mothers who have had previous spontaneous preterm births with 17 Alpha Hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) and reducing the incidence of another preterm birth would consequently reduce both short-term and lifetime medical costs in offspring by $2 billion per year. View News Article (2007-04-26)

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