Missed nursing care linked to higher odds of adverse outcomes for very low birthweight infants

Sometimes hospital staff nurses cannot provide required care due to time constraints. This reality can contribute to potentially dire outcomes for very low birthweight (VLBW) infants, who weigh less than…

Does COVID-19 cause adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes?

Early in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, pregnant women were thought to be at unusually high risk from the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) compared to the…

Tough pill to swallow | Doctor reports adverse SARMs reactions in young men locally

TEXARKANA, Texas– Texarkana doctor Bryan Bowen has seen an increasing number of young men reaping the negative consequences of supplements called SARMs. “These kids are coming in with excessive breast…

Novel algorithm identifies adverse drug events across the seven pediatric development stages

Side effects from pediatric drug treatment are responsible for nearly 10 percent of childhood hospitalizations, with nearly half of those being life-threatening. Despite the need to know more about these…

Researchers Investigate Psoriasis and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Diseases like psoriasis cause systemic inflammation, which is not an optimal environment for a developing fetus. Inflammation can result in APOs. Cæcilie Bachdal Johansen, MD, of the department of dermatology…

Risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes greater in systemic sclerosis than lupus

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Preventing adverse birth outcomes may lead to substantial long-term human capital gains

Reducing the excess prevalence of low birthweight, preterm birth or small-for-gestational-age birth in low- and middle-income countries may lead to substantial long-term human capital gains when it comes to both…

Pregnant women with cardiomyopathy at increased risk for adverse outcomes

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Analysis Links Risk Factors to Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in Patients With SLE

Forty-two percent of patients in the cohort had an adverse pregnancy outcome. Renal involvement, the presence of anti–double-stranded DNA antibodies (anti-DNAds), and younger age at disease onset all appear to…

Researchers ‘surprised to find’ fewer adverse outcomes in Black women who use IVF

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