Pregnancy and Birth

Study: Investigational RSV Vaccine Elicited Neutralizing Antibody Responses in Pregnant Women
May 02, 2022

Results from a phase 2b trial showed that a bivalent RSV prefusion F protein-based vaccine was safe and led to higher neutralizing antibody responses in pregnant women.

Antihypertensive Treatment during Pregnancy Linked to Better Outcomes, According to New NIH Study
April 08, 2022

ACC 2022: Use of antihypertensive therapy in pregnant women was associated with better pregnancy outcomes, such as preeclampsia and fetal or neonatal death.

Migraine Linked to Higher Risk of Pregnancy Complications in Preliminary Study
February 28, 2022

Researchers also found that women with migraine with aura had a higher risk of preeclampsia than those with migraine without aura.

CDC Encourages Pregnant Individuals to Get COVID-19 Vaccination
August 12, 2021

The CDC now recommends that pregnant and breastfeeding individuals get vaccinated against COVID-19.

6 New Drugs Approved for Primary Care: Q2 2021
July 08, 2021

From obesity to pneumococcal disease, we have picked the top 6 FDA-approved drugs every primary care physician should know about from the second quarter.

7 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q2 2019
July 08, 2019

The end of another quarter means a new list of FDA-approved drugs for primary care. Which ones should you know about? Click through to find out. 

Update on Hypertension in Pregnancy
March 24, 2017

Here: at least 5 tips on hypertensive disorders during pregnancy.

Women at Risk for HIV Open to PrEP
September 28, 2016

They often willingly accept pre-exposure prophylaxis when offered.

NSAIDs Affect Fertility of Women With Musculoskeletal Pain
June 18, 2015

NSAIDs may impair fertility in women with mild musculoskeletal pain. Damage is reversible once NSAIDs are discontinued, according to a new study.

Pregnancy Issues and Other Women’s Concerns: A Photo Essay
August 25, 2014

Pseudosac with ectopic pregnancy, palmar erythema, pemphigoid gestationis, abdominal wall hematoma, dermatomyositis, livedo reticularis-visual presentations of health problems that occur frequently, or exclusively, in women.