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.

Social Pressure To Have Children On US Women

"Women who choose to be permanently childfree perceive more social pressures to become mothers than other women, but feel less distress about not having kids than women who are childless from or other reasons, a new national study shows. "

Can You Predict Shoulder Dystocia?

The prediction of shoulder dystocia is important because is could prepare the labor & delivery team for a dangerous situation and also it may help in the counseling of pregnant women.

ACOG Updates Guidelines for Breast and Pelvic Exams

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, women have a choice and if they are asymptomatic with no history of health issues related to the breasts or female reproductive system, they do have a choice in the matter of wellness exams.

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