Search Tag: Pregnancy

Executive Health Management

40th SMFM Annual Meeting-The Pregnancy Meeting™

2020 03 Feb

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Cardiology Management

4th International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy 2016

2016 27 Feb

The goals of “ The Fourth International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy   (CPP) 2016″  are to continue advancing the knowledge and expertise of health care professionals around the globe by exchange of information, including unique clinical cases and debates, development of collaborative research both basic and clinical, discuss, adopt and... Read more

IT Management

New App Predicts Preterm Birth Risk

2016 26 Jan

A new app (QUiPP) developed at King's College London can help doctors identify women at risk of giving birth prematurely, according to results of two studies published in the journal Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology . The app uses an algorithm that combines the gestation of previous pregnancies and the length of the cervix with levels of a biomarker... Read more

IMAGING Management

Some Radiation 'Safe' for Expectant Mother, Foetus

2015 10 Aug

According to researchers at Thomas Jefferson University, imaging studies necessary to diagnose traumatic injuries sustained by pregnant women are safe when used properly. Their findings are reported in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) . Nearly 5 to 8 percent of pregnant women sustain traumatic injuries, such as fractures... Read more

Cardiology Management

Smoking and Preterm Birth More Than Triples Risk of CVD

2015 09 Jul

Mothers who smoke and have a preterm birth more than triple their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to research in more than 900 000 mothers published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The risk of maternal CVD increased in a dose response relationship with the number and severity of preterm births. “Smoking and preterm... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study: Higher CVD Risk in Women with Spontaneous Preterm Delivery History

2015 10 Feb

A history of spontaneous preterm delivery appears to double a woman's risk of heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, according to results of a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.(1,2) The strength of the association was described by the investigators as "robust", and, as an independent risk factor... Read more