Currently, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends pregnant women receive the Tdap vaccination to prevent pertussis infection.
The algorithm was designed to account for sperm survival, variation in cycle length, ovulation day, temperature fluctuations and the length of the follicular and luteal phases of the menstrual cycle.
The safety and efficacy of Annovera was evaluated in 3 open-label clinical trials involving healthy women (ages 18 to 40).
Among women who achieved pregnancy, sufficient preconception 25-hydroxyvitamin D was associated with reduced risk of pregnancy loss (preconception RR per 25nmol/L, 0.88; 95% confidence interval, 0.77 to 0.99); but this was not found at 8 weeks of gestation (RR, 0.98; 95 percent confidence interval, 0.95 to 1.01).
ROM tests are used to aid in diagnosing ruptured membranes in pregnant women through analysis of vaginal secretions.
The researchers found that both fT3 and fT3-to-fT4 ratio were positively correlated with GDM (adjusted odds ratios, 4.25 and 3.89 comparing the highest versus the lowest fT3 quartile at first and second trimester, respectively).
Researchers identified 23 randomized-controlled trials that included patients with PCOS and overweight/obesity (N=941) and compared the effectiveness of various pharmacological interventions (i.e., metformin, inositol, liraglutide, orlistat) on weight reduction.
The researchers found that in children who had been breastfed, there was a correlation for increased or riskier wave 1 maternal alcohol consumption with reductions in Matrix Reasoning scores at age 6 to 7.
The Agency has become aware of some manufacturers marketing these devices for vaginal "rejuvenation" or vaginal cosmetic procedures.
Organizations representing over 700,000 women and adolescent health care providers, including the ACOG, the AAP, and the American College of Physicians, are opposing all efforts to limit medically accurate health care information available to patients and exclude qualified providers from participating in the Title-X program.
The researchers estimated that after power plant retirement, annual fertility rates per 1000 women aged 15 to 44 years increased by 8 births within 5km and 2 births within 5 to 10km of power plants, yielding incident rate ratios of 1.2 (95% confidence interval, 1.1 to 1.4) and 1.1 (95% confidence interval, 1.0 to 1.2), respectively.
Previous research in rats suggested that sildenafil might boost blood flow in the placenta and promote a baby's growth, The Guardian reported.
The approval was based on data from 2 multinational double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 trials involving 1686 premenopausal women with moderate to severe pain associated with endometriosis.
The researchers observed an association for higher prepregnancy triglyceride (TG) and TG to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG:HDL-c) ratio levels with increased risk of one lifetime pregnancy, compared with having 2 or more children.
The Company maintains that the safety and efficacy of the device remains consistent and that the reason for this discontinuation is strictly business-related.
Evenity is a bone-forming monoclonal antibody designed to inhibit the activity of sclerostin, which allows the drug to rapidly increase bone formation and reduce bone resorption simultaneously.
For this study, the authors aimed to quantify this effect by conducting a systematic review of various databases to identify studies that included a placebo arm and used Female Sexual Function Index as a clinical outcome.
Women prescribed long- vs short-term opioids for chronic musculoskeletal pain may be at increased risk for menopause and abnormal menstruation.
A retrospective, observational clinical cohort study was conducted among 292 youths (Massachusetts General Hospital [MGH] cohort) aged 8 to 18 years born between January 1993 and December 2001.
Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate is used to lower the risk of preterm birth in women with a singleton pregnancy who have a history of singleton spontaneous preterm birth.
The Warnings and Precautions section for both products has been updated to inform clinicians that there have been reports of false positive urine screening tests for methadone, opiates, and phencyclidine phosphate (PCP) with doxylamine succinate/pyridoxine hydrochloride use.