10 Facts for Hospitalists About Abortion
June 24, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe versus Wade is expected to result in a wave of state laws limiting access to reproductive health. This highlights why clinicians should stay current...
Don’t discontinue osteoporosis meds for COVID-19 vaccines, expert guidance says
March 11, 2021
Recommendations help physicians distinguish between a reaction to the vaccine and a reaction to medication.
COVID-19 in pregnancy raises risk of preterm birth and severe disease
November 5, 2020
Early data support counseling pregnant women about risks for severe illness associated with infection.
Few women hospitalized for influenza have been vaccinated
October 27, 2020
“A provider recommendation, combined with an offer to administer a flu vaccine at the time of visit, remains one of the best ways” to increase flu vaccination among pregnant women.
Study: 10% of pregnant women test positive for COVID-19, with most asymptomatic
September 8, 2020
This study is based on ongoing living systematic reviews of the literature, in which information is posted in real time on the website.
SARS-CoV-2 appears unlikely to pass through breast milk
August 28, 2020
Researchers detected viral RNA in a breast milk sample from one woman with COVID-19 disease, but culture was negative.
Small NY study: Mother-baby transmission of COVID-19 not seen
July 24, 2020
All of the 31 infants born to infected mothers tested negative.
Prior beta-blockers predict extra burden of heart failure in women with ACS
July 16, 2020
“Our provides robust evidence of an interaction between sex and beta-blocker therapy,” said Dr. Raffaele Bugiardini.
Pregnant women at greater risk for severe COVID-19, CDC says
June 26, 2020
Pregnancy was linked to increased risk of hospitalization, admission to the ICU, and mechanical ventilation, but not death.
Placental injury reported in women with COVID-19
May 28, 2020
A first-of-its-kind study looks at the extent and implications of pathological damage to the placentas of mothers with COVID-19.