Latest Epidural Stories
A new Cochrane Review concludes that all countries should consider establishing proper home birth services.
Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labor than women who have no such fear.
In a study of more than 18,000 patients having surgery for hip fracture, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that the use of regional anesthesia versus general anesthesia, was associated with a significant reduction in major pulmonary complications and death.
Injections of arthritis drugs or steroids in the spine may not do much to help patients with chronic back and leg pain due to nerve damage, according to a new study.
Despite the great promise that injecting a new type of anti-inflammatory pain medicine into the spine could relieve the severe leg and lower back pain of sciatica, a Johns Hopkins-led study has found that the current standard of care with steroid injections still does better.
Women take longer to give birth today than did women 50 years ago, according to an analysis of nearly 140,000 deliveries conducted by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.
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