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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 29-2018: A 31-Year-Old Woman with Infertility
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Caitlin Sacha (Obstetrics and Gynecology): A 31-year-old woman with infertility was referred to the fertility center of this hospital by a surrogate parenting agency to discuss the possibility of family building with an oocyte donor and a gestational carrier. The patient…

Neural-Tube Defects with Dolutegravir Treatment from the Time of Conception
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Since August 2014, the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute Partnership has conducted birth outcome surveillance at eight government hospitals throughout Botswana. A primary ongoing aim of the surveillance is to evaluate the prevalence of neural-tube defects associated with exposure to…

Protecting Mothers and Babies ? A Delicate Balancing Act
31/12/69 - More than 50 years ago, an epidemic of serious birth defects caused by prenatal exposure to thalidomide shattered the prevailing notion that the placenta served as a barrier against damaging influences and led to recognition that exposures during pregnancy can result in harm to a developing fetus.…

Epilepsy Profile in Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Congenital Zika virus (ZIKV) infection may have severe clinical consequences, including dysmorphic features, orthopedic abnormalities, ophthalmologic and auditory lesions, microcephaly, and hydrocephalus. When ZIKV infection is acquired in utero, it may be associated with epilepsy,…

The Supreme Court?s Crisis Pregnancy Center Case ? Implications for Health Law
31/12/69 - States frequently compel health professionals and commercial entities to disclose information relevant to patient or consumer decision making. For many years, such laws were presumed to be constitutional, despite the First Amendment?s protection of free speech. But after the Supreme Court?s…

Finding Better Ways to Prevent Postpartum Hemorrhage
31/12/69 - Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal death in low-income countries. Although moderate bleeding after childbirth is not problematic in most healthy mothers, it can be life-threatening in mothers with clinically significant anemia, and severe bleeding can be rapidly fatal.…

Heat-Stable Carbetocin versus Oxytocin to Prevent Hemorrhage after Vaginal Birth
31/12/69 - Despite substantial reductions in maternal mortality, hemorrhage continues to be the largest direct cause of maternal death, accounting for 661,000 deaths worldwide between 2003 and 2009. More than 70% of hemorrhagic deaths occur post partum, and most are due to uterine atony, which results from…

Tranexamic Acid for the Prevention of Blood Loss after Vaginal Delivery
31/12/69 - Postpartum hemorrhage is a major cause of maternal death and severe maternal complications after childbirth. Currently, the prophylactic administration of a uterotonic agent immediately after delivery is recommended for all women as the only procedure that has been proved to reduce rates of…

Radical Changes for Reproductive Health Care ? Proposed Regulations for Title X
31/12/69 - On June 1, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed new regulations for the Title X Family Planning Program. If enacted, these regulations will radically alter the mix of health care providers and the range, quality, and effectiveness of services offered to support the…

A Remembrance of Life before Roe v. Wade
31/12/69 - We chatted as the dialysis shift began. She was a young nursing student whose name and face I still remember five decades later, but I will just call her "Jane Roe." She was from the Virgin Islands and had come to New York for nursing school. She was nearly done ? justifiably proud, since she had…

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