Miscellaneous Ob/Gyn

The American Academy of Pediatrics has Changed 'ALTE' Terminology

April 26, 2016

The new term, "brief resolved unexplained events" (BRUE), replaces the previous term, "apparent life-threatening events" (ALTE), per an expert panel from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Superiority Tested Between Late Parenteral Nutrition vs. Pediatric ICU

March 15, 2016

Late parenteral nutrition is superior to early parenteral nutrition for children in the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU), according to a study published online March 15 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Study Examines Contraceptive Use Rates Among Sexually Active Teens

March 15, 2016

High school girls who use long-acting contraception - such as intrauterine devices or implants - are less likely to focus on condom use than girls who are taking oral contraceptives.

Complication Patterns ID'd in Pregnant Women Who Have Severe Migraines

March 14, 2016

Severe migraines are associated with an increased risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth

Study Finds No Benefits to Hydrolyzed Infant Formulas in Preventing Asthma, Allergies

March 10, 2016

Evidence is lacking that hydrolyzed infant formulas protect children from autoimmune disorders, according to a review published online March 8 in The BMJ

First Woman to Get Transplanted Uterus in U.S. Has Organ Removed

March 10, 2016

The first U.S. woman to receive a transplanted uterus has had the implanted organ removed due to an unnamed sudden complication, her doctors at the Cleveland Clinic announced Wednesday.

Details Emerge of First U.S. Uterus Transplant

March 08, 2016

The first American woman to receive a uterus transplant, a 26-year-old identified only as Lindsey, is doing well, Cleveland Clinic doctors reported during a Tuesday news conference.

Eighteen Percent Decrease in Rate of Unintended Pregnancies in U.S.

March 03, 2016

The rate of unintended pregnancies in the United States decreased from 2008 to 2011, according to research published in the March 3 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.