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Research & Reviews  1,020 results

Termination of pregnancy for medical reasons: A mental health perspective
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/255919/anxiety-disorders/termination-pregnancy-medical-reasons-mental-health
Amelia Wendt, MD, Mary Shickich, MD et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Termination of pregnancy for medical reasons (TFMR) occurs when a pregnancy is ended due to medical complications that threaten the health of a pregnant individual and/or fetus, or when a fetus has a poor prognosis or life-limiting diagnosis. It i.

Association of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia with nonsyndromic orofacial cl...
https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000003150
Journal of Hypertension; An H, Jin M et. al.

Jun 29th, 2022 - The associations between hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and nonsyndromic orofacial clefts (NSOFCs) are not consistent or based on case-control study design. We hypothesize that OFCs and NSOFCs are associated with hypertensive disease in pregn...

A Study to Gather Information About the Progress and Outcomes of Pregnancy in Women Using Various Vitamin Support Plans Before and During Pregnancy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05062044

Jun 27th, 2022 - This is an observational study in which data from the participants who will be taking different vitamin supplementation regimes before and during pregnancy. Vitamin deficiency is a condition where there is not enough vitamins in the body. During p...

Clinical Antenatal Randomised Study to CharactErise Key Roles of TetrahydroFOLate in HyperTensive Pregnancies
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05434195

Jun 27th, 2022 - High blood pressure during pregnancy is a world-wide health problem that can be dangerous to mothers, and commonly causes premature birth and small babies. There is also growing evidence that mothers who suffer from high blood pressure in pregnanc...

Exposure to corticosteroids in the first trimester is associated with an increased risk...
https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/deac142
Human Reproduction (Oxford, England); Thalluri V, Woodman RJ et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - Does maternal exposure to first trimester corticosteroids in IVF/ICSI treatment result in an increased risk of congenital anomalies? Children born with the aid of IVF/ICSI whose mothers were treated with adjuvant corticosteroids during the first t...

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Guidelines  10 results

Directive clinique no427 : Suppléments d'acide folique et multivitamines en prévention ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2022.04.003
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Wilson RD, O'Connor DL

Jun 13th, 2022 - Offrir des recommandations à jour sur l'utilisation de multivitamines et de suppléments d'acide folique avant la conception pour la prévention primaire et secondaire (récidive) des anomalies du tube neural et des autres anomalies congénitales sens...

Guideline No. 427: Folic Acid and Multivitamin Supplementation for Prevention of Folic ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2022.04.004
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Wilson RD, O'Connor DL

Jun 13th, 2022 - To provide updated guidance on pre-conception folic acid and multivitamin supplementation for primary and secondary (recurrence) prevention of neural tube defects and other folate-sensitive congenital anomalies. Women aged 12-45 years who could be...

Guideline No. 410: Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis, and Pregnancy Management for Fetal...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2020.11.003
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Jou... Douglas Wilson R, Van Mieghem T et. al.

Nov 20th, 2020 - This revised guideline is intended to provide an update on the genetic aspects, prevention, screening, diagnosis, and management of fetal neural tube defects. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant. Neural tube defect screening should be of...

ACOG Committee Opinion No. 762 Summary: Prepregnancy Counseling.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000003014
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Dec 24th, 2018 - The goal of prepregnancy care is to reduce the risk of adverse health effects for the woman, fetus, and neonate by working with the woman to optimize health, address modifiable risk factors, and provide education about healthy pregnancy. All those...

Practice Bulletin No. 187: Neural Tube Defects.
https://doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000002412
Obstetrics and Gynecology;

Dec 1st, 2017 - Neural tube defects (NTDs) are congenital structural abnormalities of the central nervous system and vertebral column. Neural tube defects may occur as an isolated malformation, in combination with other malformations, as part of a genetic syndrom...

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Drugs  83 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  39 results

A Study to Gather Information About the Progress and Outcomes of Pregnancy in Women Using Various Vitamin Support Plans Before and During Pregnancy
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05062044

Jun 27th, 2022 - This is an observational study in which data from the participants who will be taking different vitamin supplementation regimes before and during pregnancy. Vitamin deficiency is a condition where there is not enough vitamins in the body. During p...

Clinical Antenatal Randomised Study to CharactErise Key Roles of TetrahydroFOLate in HyperTensive Pregnancies
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05434195

Jun 27th, 2022 - High blood pressure during pregnancy is a world-wide health problem that can be dangerous to mothers, and commonly causes premature birth and small babies. There is also growing evidence that mothers who suffer from high blood pressure in pregnanc...

Periconceptional Surveillance in India
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04048330

Jun 7th, 2022 - Women of reproductive age are a high-risk population for anemia and micronutrient deficiencies due to social structures, and the physical demands of pregnancy and lactation particularly in South Asia. Periconceptional vitamin B12 and folate status...

Effect of Folic Acid Supplementation in Pregnant Women Having Thalassaemia Trait
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04310059

May 20th, 2022 - Folic acid supplementation is well established for its role in prevention of neural tube defects (NTD) when taken periconceptionally up to 12 weeks of gestation. The naturally occurring form, folate, is a water soluble B vitamin (B9) that is mostl...

A Comparison of Two Different Doses of Maternal B12 Supplementation in Improving Infant B12 Deficiency and Neurodevelopment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04083560

May 4th, 2022 - Supplementation with Iron and folate have been part of a worldwide strategy targeting anaemia and neural tube defects for many years. However, vitamin B12 deficiency has received much less attention. High prevalence of deficiency in mothers in the...

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News  167 results

Termination of pregnancy for medical reasons: A mental health perspective
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/255919/anxiety-disorders/termination-pregnancy-medical-reasons-mental-health
Amelia Wendt, MD, Mary Shickich, MD et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Termination of pregnancy for medical reasons (TFMR) occurs when a pregnancy is ended due to medical complications that threaten the health of a pregnant individual and/or fetus, or when a fetus has a poor prognosis or life-limiting diagnosis. It i.

Maternal serum lamin A can enable the prediction of adverse pregnancy outcomes
https://www.mdedge.com/obgyn/article/254076/prenatal-testing/maternal-serum-lamin-can-enable-prediction-adverse-pregnancy

Apr 25th, 2022 - Key clinical point: Maternal serum lamin A (LMNA) could emerge as a potential biomarker for prenatal diagnosis of fetal congenital heart disease (CHD), neural tube defects (NTD), and preeclampsia (PE). Major finding: Significantly lower LMNA level.

Folic Acid Being Added to Some Flour 
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959047

Sep 20th, 2021 - Folic acid is to be added to non-wholemeal wheat flour across the UK to help reduce neural tube defects in babies by around 20%, or 200 cases a year. The decision follows a consultation in 2019 and is based on evidence of successful fortification ...

Paternal Preconception Alcohol Consumption Tied to Fetal Birth Defect Risk
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949561

Apr 21st, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Preconception paternal alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of fetal birth defects, driven by an elevated risk of clefts in particular, a Chinese study suggests. Researchers examined data on 529,090 couples p...

Folic Acid Supplementation Throughout Pregnancy: Neurocognitive Developmental Benefits for Children
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/948341

Mar 30th, 2021 - Takeaway Continued folic acid (FA) supplementation in pregnancy beyond the early period currently recommended to prevent neural tube defects (NTD) is beneficial to neurocognitive development in the child.

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Patient Education  8 results see all →