New guidelines published for Cervical Cancer

According to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists most women do not need cervical cancer screening more frequently than once every 3 to 5 years.

Dyed Pork Sold As Beef

It's difficult to make this up. A report says that meat sold in Sweden as beef is actually pork that has been dyed and made to look like beef.

Risk of Ectopic Pregnancies

If you previously had an ectopic pregnancy, your risk of having another one is nearly 1 in 5 and you also have a lower chance of a normal pregnancy.

Measuring Cervix May Help Reduce Prematurity

There is now ample evidence that measuring the cervix with transvaginal ultrasound can identify pregnancies that may be at risk for preterm labor and delivery and treating them with progesterone may decrease preterm labor and delivery.

Research shows that daily vitamins can prevent cancer

"In this large-scale, randomized, placebo-controlled trial among middle-aged and older men, long-term daily multivitamin use had a modest but statistically significant reduction in the primary end point of total cancer after more than a decade of treatment and follow-up."

Hospital Is Trying To Reduce Cesarean Deliveries

As the number of cesarean sections has risen sharply, with no clear evidence that they improve the health of mothers or babies, experts say that childbirth has become overly medicalized and overly expensive. Now some hospitals are making an effort to reduce those trends.

Eating Most Fish May Protect Against ADHD But Not All Fish

Eating certain types of fish with even low levels of mercury while pregnant can increase the risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring, whereas consumption of several other types of fish during pregnancy may protect against the disorder, new research suggests.

Nobel Prize Given for Residency Match Program

"Two American scholars were awarded the Nobel economics prize on Monday for studies on the match-making that takes place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals, students with schools and human organs with transplant recipients."

Preeclampsia: No longer solely a pregnancy disease

"This review analyzes recent epidemiological evidence of the long–term outcomes of preeclampsia and the background mechanisms of this phenomenon. Understanding the etiological background may provide guidance for the prevention and follow–up of women who experience preeclampsia.

Best Birth Control Options After You Have A Baby

You probably feel that there is no way that you can become pregnant
again right after having a baby. You will be surprised to learn that
pregnancy right after you give birth is not as farfetched as you
thought.

5 Ways to Soothe a Colicky Baby

Colic is a term used to describe uncontrollable crying in an otherwise healthy baby. If the baby is younger than 5 months old and cries for more than three hours in a row for at least three weeks, the chances are that he is colicky.

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