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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 (http://www.nejm.org) 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.

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,…

Screening for Chlamydia trachomatis Infections in Women
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the author?s clinical recommendations. Stage. A 19-year-old…

Sixteen Years of Overregulation: Time to Unburden Mifeprex
01/01/70 - On March 29, 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an updated label for Mifeprex (mifepristone 200-mg tablets, Danco Laboratories), the product that is commonly used in the United States in combination with misoprostol to induce a medical abortion. The changes made to the label were…

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 17-year-old…

Intimate Choices, Public Threats ? Reproductive and LGBTQ Rights under a Trump Administration
01/01/70 - In the weeks since the election of Donald Trump, many experts have begun assessing the likely implications of his administration in various realms, from immigration and education to financial institutions and international relations. My concerns are decidedly more quotidian, though no less…

Cutaneous Eruption in a U.S. Woman with Locally Acquired Zika Virus Infection
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Zika virus (ZIKV), a mosquito-borne flavivirus, is transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. As of December 28, 2016, more than 4500 travel-associated cases of Zika virus infection have been reported in the United States; a higher number of cases occur in states with a high influx…

Case 2-2017: An 18-Year-Old Woman with Acute Liver Failure
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Carolyn A. Boscia (Medicine and Pediatrics): An 18-year-old woman was seen in the emergency department of this hospital 11 weeks after the birth of her first child because of acute liver failure. The patient had been well until 1 week before this presentation, when…

Improving the Accuracy of Prenatal Screening with DNA Copy-Number Analysis
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Despite reported specificities of more than 98% for noninvasive prenatal screening with the use of cell-free DNA obtained from maternal blood, the published positive predictive values for trisomies 21, 18, and 13 are 93%, 64%, and 44%, respectively. The apparent discrepancy between…

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