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Newswise: UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project

UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project

University of Illinois at Chicago

A $9.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will help the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Department of Public Health improve maternal outcomes in Illinois.

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18-Nov-2019 10:15 AM EST
Newswise: Anti-seizure drugs and pregnancy: New research on safety and prescription patterns
18-Nov-2019 8:05 AM EST
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Early Diagnosis of Pregnancy-Associated Heart Disease Linked to Significantly Better Outcomes

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Women who are diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) during late pregnancy or within a month following delivery are more likely to experience restored cardiac function and improved outcomes compared to those who are diagnosed later in the postpartum period.

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14-Nov-2019 11:20 AM EST
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Rollercoaster weight changes can repeat with second pregnancy, especially among normal-weight women

University of Michigan

Everyone knows that gaining excess weight during one pregnancy is bad, but clinicians rarely consider weight gains and losses from one pregnancy to the next––especially in normal-weight women.

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14-Nov-2019 10:10 AM EST
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Stress, Plastic Additives in Late Pregnancy Raise Risk of Premature Birth

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Women exposed simultaneously to stress and plastic additives late in pregnancy are at increased risk for premature birth, according to a study by Rutgers and other institutions.

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14-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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    13-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST

New Health Insurance Benefit at U-M Led to Increased Rates of IVF

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

In a new research letter appearing in JAMA detailing a first-of-its-kind study, the team compared the use of IVF among university employees before and after the addition of the insurance coverage benefit.

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13-Nov-2019 7:20 AM EST
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Newswise: First adult molars are “living fossils” that hold a health record dating back to the womb, researchers find
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    11-Nov-2019 4:00 AM EST

First adult molars are “living fossils” that hold a health record dating back to the womb, researchers find

McMaster University

Researchers at McMaster University have found that a person’s first permanent molars carry a life-long record of health information dating back to the womb, storing vital information that can connect maternal health to a child’s health, even hundreds of years later.

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8-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST
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Babies Exposed to TNF Inhibitors or Tofacitinib in Utero Experience Very Few Serious Infections

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

A new study found that very few serious infections were seen in children born to mothers with chronic inflammatory diseases who used non-TNFi biologics or tofacitinib during pregnancy compared to children not exposed to these drugs and children exposed to TNFi biologics in utero. These findings are being presented this week at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting (Abstract #1901).

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6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST
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