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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.

The View from Puerto Rico ? Hurricane Maria and Its Aftermath
31/12/69 - Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20 and caused unprecedented damage affecting the island?s 3.4 million inhabitants (see Figure 1). Though no one in Puerto Rico was spared at least some impact, the poor and vulnerable were disproportionately affected. Loss of communication and…

A Renewed Focus on Maternal Health in the United States
31/12/69 - Recently, the media have devoted increasing attention to maternal mortality in the United States, as in a ProPublica and National Public Radio article describing the devastating death of a nurse shortly after her first child was born. These reports have heightened public awareness of grim realities…

Understanding the Planned Parenthood Divide ? Albert Lasker and Women?s Health
31/12/69 - Albert Lasker, considered the "father of modern advertising," transformed product marketing from an endeavor based on the simple presentation of facts to one finely tuned to consumer psychology, particularly as it pertained to women. At a time when discussion of menstruation was taboo, for example,…

Delayed versus Immediate Cord Clamping in Preterm Infants
31/12/69 - Delaying the time of umbilical-cord clamping costs nothing and may benefit preterm infants by increasing the amount of placental blood received or the time for the physiological transition from fetal to newborn life. In the past, immediate cord clamping was normal practice in preterm infants…

Case 33-2017: 22-Month-Old Conjoined Twins
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Allan M. Goldstein: A pediatric surgeon at this hospital was contacted by a nonprofit organization to evaluate the possibility of surgical separation of conjoined twin girls. The twins were born by spontaneous vaginal delivery in East Africa. Because of the anticipated…

Fertility Preservation in Women
31/12/69 - In recent years, the demand for fertility preservation for oncologic and nononcologic reasons, as well as personal reasons, has increased dramatically, and meeting this demand will prove a major challenge in the coming years. Currently, embryo cryopreservation and mature-oocyte cryopreservation…

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
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Mandating Coverage for Fertility Preservation ? A Step in the Right Direction
31/12/69 - Connecticut and Rhode Island recently became the first U.S. states to pass legislation requiring insurance coverage of fertility-preservation services for patients about to undergo a medical treatment ? surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy ? that may have deleterious effects on the gonads. Although…

A Devastating Delay ? Zika and the Implementation Gap
31/12/69 - The epidemic of Zika in the Americas and the virus?s effects on fetal development have jolted the U.S. medical community and the broader public. Zika?s relatively recent emergence has necessitated rapid research on its virology and pathogenesis, transmission, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis.…

Brain MRI in Infants after Maternal Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy
31/12/69 - To the Editor: An outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection occurred in Martinique, a French Caribbean island with nearly 400,000 residents, from December 2015 through October 2016. By the end of the outbreak, the number of clinically identified ZIKV infections had reached 36,590, a number that is…

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