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The cord blood profiles of glucose, insulin and lipids are altered in babies small and large for gestational age, a recent study has shown.
3 days ago
Early-onset preeclampsia during pregnancy appears to raise offspring blood pressure throughout the neonatal period, a recent study has shown.
Pearl Toh, 6 days ago
Frontline maintenance treatment with a DNA engineered autologous tumour cell (EATC) immunotherapy yields relapse-free survival (RFS) benefit in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer, particularly in those with wild-type BRCA1/2 status, according to the VITAL* study presented at the ck棋牌 SGO Annual Meeting.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 6 days ago

Young gynaecological cancer survivors have an increased risk of bone mineral density (BMD) reductions and osteoporosis, according to a study scheduled for presentation at SGO 20/20.

29 Apr ck棋牌
Gestational weight gain (GWG), both high and low, appears to increase the risk of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) across body mass index (BMI) groups, suggests a recent study. However, low weight gain and weight loss in women with class 3 obesity may lower the risk of SMM.
28 Apr ck棋牌
Women who skip breakfast before and during early pregnancy have a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) than those who have the essential meal daily, suggests a study.
Jairia Dela Cruz, 28 Apr ck棋牌
Laparoscopic tubal reanastomosis yields better pregnancy outcomes and may be more cost-effective than in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment in women who wish to conceive after tubal ligation surgery, according to a Singapore study.
Special Reports
12 Dec 2019
Rotavirus (RV) is highly contagious. Globally, 2 million children are hospitalized and more than 500,000 die annually from RV associated gastroenteritis. Therefore, vaccination is imperative for the prevention of RV infections.
10 Dec 2019
Oral H1-antihistamines are the initial treatment of choice for allergic rhinitis (AR) and chronic urticaria in the primary care setting. However, in a diverse population of patients with AR and urticaria, primary care physicians are faced with the challenge of prescribing the best therapy amid a wide armamentarium of antihistamines available.
12 Jun 2019
Urogenital infections remain a major reason for women to visit their family physician and their subsequent referral to obstetrics and gynaecology or urology specialists. The association between abnormal vaginal microbiota and an increased risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), as well as an increased rate of preterm labour, indicates the need to better understand and manage urogenital health in women. Probiotics are “live microorganisms which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host”. As such, there is a sound rationale for using probiotics to maintain female vaginal and bladder health.
01 Sep 2018

Gangliosides and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) play critical roles in early childhood brain development. 

Dr Joslyn Ngu, 04 Dec 2017

Incorporating polygenic risk scores based on 18 SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms) into risk stratification for breast cancer will improve screening results, says an expert.

Dr Joslyn Ngu, 04 Dec 2017

Making genetic testing mainstream, allows more patients to be tested, identifies more carriers and enables appropriate stratification of treatment and outcomes, says an expert.

Dr Joslyn Ngu, 04 Dec 2017

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) syndrome, which is primarily caused by BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, make up 8 to 10 percent of all breast cancers, says a senior consultant.

Conference Reports
Pearl Toh, 30 Apr ck棋牌
Frontline maintenance treatment with a DNA engineered autologous tumour cell (EATC) immunotherapy yields relapse-free survival (RFS) benefit in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer, particularly in those with wild-type BRCA1/2 status, according to the VITAL* study presented at the ck棋牌 SGO Annual Meeting.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 30 Apr ck棋牌

Young gynaecological cancer survivors have an increased risk of bone mineral density (BMD) reductions and osteoporosis, according to a study scheduled for presentation at SGO 20/20.

Roshini Claire Anthony, 27 Apr ck棋牌

Receipt of an adjuvant human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine following surgical excision could reduce the risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN2+) recurrence, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis submitted for presentation at SGO 20/20.

Tristan Manalac, 27 Feb ck棋牌
The timing of betamethasone (BMZ) administration in pregnant women does not seem to differentially affect the suppression of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and, in turn, has no apparent effect on neonatal outcomes, according to a study presented at recently concluded 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal Foetal Medicine (SMFM ck棋牌).
Jairia Dela Cruz, 27 Feb ck棋牌
Pregnant women may do well to exercise at an adequate amount, as it lowers the likelihood of adverse obstetric outcomes independent of blood pressure, according to a study presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting.
Stephen Padilla, 26 Feb ck棋牌
The use of povidone iodine (PI) is more effective than chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) at reducing vaginal bacterial colony counts in pregnancy and appears to be a superior vaginal antiseptic for decreasing postpartum infections, according to a study presented at the ck棋牌 Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM ck棋牌).
Tristan Manalac, 26 Feb ck棋牌
Being of type O blood may increase the risk of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) during caesarean delivery, according to a new study presented at the recently concluded 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal Foetal Medicine (SMFM ck棋牌).
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