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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Zika Virus Infection and Associated Neurologic Disorders in Brazil
01/01/70 - To the Editor: The first cases of a new illness involving fever and rash that was deemed to have been caused by Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in Brazil were reported in 2014, and the presence of the virus was confirmed in April 2015. In October 2015, an unusual increase in the number of cases of…

The Perils of Trumping Science in Global Health ? The Mexico City Policy and Beyond
01/01/70 - During his first week in office, President Donald Trump reinstated an executive order banning U.S. aid to any international organization that supports abortion-related activities, including counseling or referrals. The so-called Mexico City Policy ? colloquially referred to as the "global gag rule"…

The Maternal Health Compact
01/01/70 - In a rural Minnesota town with fewer than 5000 residents, an 18-year-old woman with a term pregnancy goes into labor in a hospital that performs about 75 deliveries per year. Her pregnancy has been uncomplicated, but chorioamnionitis develops during labor and she undergoes a primary cesarean…

Gartner?s Duct Cyst
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Maternal Immunization
01/01/70 - Vaccines have been one of the most useful tools for achieving substantial reductions in childhood mortality. However, progress in reducing deaths has been slower for infants too young to be vaccinated than for infants and children old enough to receive vaccines. Immunization schedules start when…

Quadrivalent HPV Vaccination and the Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
01/01/70 - Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines are recommended for all girls and women 9 to 26 years of age, and more than 72 million girls and women have been vaccinated worldwide. Although HPV vaccination is not recommended in pregnancy, a number of women will be inadvertently vaccinated early in the first…

Ensuring Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Women
01/01/70 - In this issue of the Journal, investigators from Denmark present a comprehensive review of the adverse pregnancy outcomes encountered in women who received quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine during pregnancy, as compared with those who did not. The investigators assembled data on all…

Anesthesia and Developing Brains ? Implications of the FDA Warning
01/01/70 - For more than 15 years, the potential for lasting neurotoxic effects of agents used to induce general anesthesia and sedation when administered to young children ? and indirectly through pregnant women to fetuses with developing brains ? has been a subject of concern and considerable research…

Treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism or Hypothyroxinemia in Pregnancy
01/01/70 - Observational studies spanning almost three decades suggest that subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes. In 1999, interest in undiagnosed maternal thyroid dysfunction was heightened by studies suggesting an association between subclinical thyroid…

Subclinical Hypothyroidism and Hypothyroxinemia in Pregnancy ? Still No Answers
01/01/70 - Transplacental passage of maternal thyroxine (T4) is essential for the maintenance of pregnancy and for normal fetal development, especially in the first half of gestation. Mild or subclinical hypothyroidism in pregnancy has been linked to adverse outcomes, including miscarriage, preterm delivery,…

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