Latest Obstetrics Stories
Peer-reviewed article on the safety and effectiveness outcomes of a new bowel control treatment SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Health Foundation (NHF) is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.
Lawmakers in the UK have overwhelmingly voted in favor of a law that would allow for the creation of genetically-engineered babies containing the DNA of three people (two women and one man), various media outlets reported on Tuesday.
Due Date Plus app guides healthier behaviors, financial well-being and access to company benefits. Portland, Ore.
Top-tier agency gives extra financial rewards to new surrogates SAN DIEGO, Feb.
March of Dimes Honors Abstract on Prematurity at SMFM Meeting SAN DIEGO, Feb.
Contribution helps in the care of premature and sick newborns in the NICU SAN DIEGO, Jan.
Take a chill pill, moms! A recent study done on pregnant mice shows that excess stress can negatively impact a fetus.
Pregnant women beware! Opiod painkillers such as oxycodone and codeine are now linked to birth defects, according to the CDC.
Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...
The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...