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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.

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…

Mitochondrial Donation ? Clearing the Final Regulatory Hurdle in the United Kingdom
01/01/70 - On December 15, 2016, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority in the United Kingdom approved the use ? in certain, specific cases ? of a technique that is based on in vitro fertilization (IVF) and involves mitochondrial donation. Its Science Review Panel stated that "it is appropriate to…

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…

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…

Fish Oil?Derived Fatty Acids in Pregnancy and Wheeze and Asthma in Offspring
01/01/70 - The incidence of asthma and wheezing disorders has more than doubled in westernized countries in recent decades. These conditions often originate in early childhood and currently affect one in five young children. Concomitantly, the increased use of vegetable oils in cooking and of grain in the…

Breathing Easier with Fish Oil ? A New Approach to Preventing Asthma?
01/01/70 - Asthma and lower respiratory infections are leading causes of morbidity and mortality in pediatric populations. Thus, having low-cost, effective, safe options for prevention could have important implications for both clinical practice and public health. In this issue of the Journal, Bisgaard and et…

Fish Oil Supplementation in Pregnancy
01/01/70 - Ms. Franklin is worried about symptoms of asthma in her unborn child; therefore treatment with n?3 LCPUFAs is a potential therapeutic option. The n?3 LCPUFAs ? mainly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) ? are the active components of fish oils. These n?3 LCPUFAs are…

Prolonged Zika Virus Viremia during Pregnancy
01/01/70 - To the Editor: We describe a case of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection during pregnancy in a Colombian woman. She was infected in December 2015 while she was visiting her home country. At 9 weeks? gestation, she had a self-limited maculopapular, nonconfluent rash for 3 days that affected her trunk, arms,…

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
01/01/70 - The neonatal abstinence syndrome was first described in the literature in the 1970s by Dr. Loretta Finnegan. Although this syndrome has been recognized for more than four decades, there have been substantial changes in the past 10 years, including a dramatic increase in prevalence and changes in…

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