OBGYN and Women's Health

Home OBGYN and Women's Health
There is an inverse association for plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration with diabetes risk

Inverse Link for Plasma 25(OH)D Concentration, Risk of T2DM

Each 10 ng/mL higher 25(OH)D concentration associated with hazard ratio of 0.64 for diabetes
Recommendations for managing postpartum pain have been developed and published in a Committee Opinion online May 17 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Recommendations Developed for Managing Postpartum Pain

Impact of medications on mother-infant dyad should be considered, as many women breastfeed
Twelve county-level factors

12 County-Level Factors Affect Individual Well-Being in U.S.

Factors fall into the categories of social and demographic, clinical care, physical environment
Lung cancer incidence is higher among young women than young men

Lung Cancer Incidence Higher for Young Women Than Young Men

Crossover in sex-specific rates among U.S. non-Hispanic whites born since 1965
For women with heart disease

Morbidity in Pregnancy Common for Women With Heart Disease

Ten predictors of maternal cardiac complications were identified and incorporated into new risk index
Providers engaging parents hesitant about human papillomavirus vaccination and addressing their concerns can lead to same-day vaccinations

Addressing Parents’ HPV Vaccine Hesitancy Ups Vaccination Rates

More adolescents receive HPV vaccination same day with physician engagement versus acquiescence
Physical activity modifies the association between the body mass index (BMI) genetic risk score and BMI

Exercise Modifies Predisposition to Obesity After Menopause

BMI genetic risk score-BMI link attenuated in 70+ age group
Offspring born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis who are exposed to tumor necrosis factor α inhibitors in the gestational period do not have a significantly increased risk of serious infections

TNFi Exposure In Utero Does Not Up Serious Infection Risk

No increased risk of serious infection among RA offspring versus non-TNFi exposed or control
Overall

CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017

Five percent of children uninsured in 2017, 41.3 and 55.0 percent had public and private coverage
For patients with active cancer and venous thromboembolism (VTE)

Rivaroxaban Linked to Low VTE Recurrence in Active Cancer

Lower rate of VTE recurrence, but higher clinically relevant non-major bleeding versus dalteparin