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Maternal Use of Tenofovir: No Additional Benefit in Lowering Perinantal HBV Transmission

Giving Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to HBeAg-positive women during pregnancy and postpartum, did not offer any additional benefit, in...

12 Mar, 2018

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Pregnancy Elevates the Risk of Flares in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Earlier studies on the effect of pregnancy on disease flares in systemic lupus erythematosus patients have shown conflicting results. A recent study...

08 Mar, 2018

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Both mART and iNVP Associated with Low Breastfeeding HIV-1Transmission

PROMISE, a randomized trial compared maternal antiretroviral therapy (mART) and infant nevirapine (iNVP) prophylaxis for prevention of postnatal HIV...

08 Mar, 2018

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Acetaminophen Alters the Levels of Sulfated Sex Hormones in the Blood

A recent analysis has shown that acetaminophen affects the homeostasis of sex hormones in the blood. Use of acetaminophen was associated with...

05 Mar, 2018

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Liver Disease and Pregnancy

Up to 3% of pregnant women suffer from pregnancy-associated liver diseases, which are the most frequent cause of liver dysfunction in pregnancy. Due...

Approach to Hepatitis B in Pregnancy

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in pregnancy is an important global health problem. Over 50% of the estimated 240–350 million chronic...

Post Abortion Contraception

Immediate initiation of contraception after an abortion has been shown to improve adherence as well as reduce the risk of unintended pregnancy. This...

Advanced Age and Fertility

Fertility declines with age of both men and women, and therisk of infertilityhas astronger correlation with maternal age. This document gives a...

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Hepatitis C in Pregnancy

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection during pregnancy is an emerging problem. While not negatively affecting acute hepatitis, it may exacerbate chronic...

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Breastfeeding – Care & Concerns

Breastfeeding is meant to be a comfortable and pleasant experience. It is also an integral part of the reproductive process with important...

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Postnatal Exercises

Losing the ‘baby weight’ is the wish of most new mothers. However, it is important to lose weight gradually. These slides explain the benefits of...

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Menstrual Hygiene

Menstruation is a natural process, yet it is not spoken about openly due to unnecessary embarrassment and shame. Good menstrual hygiene is crucial...

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Key Trials

CARDIA Study: Lactation Duration Inversely Associated with Diabetes Progression in Women across the Childbearing Years

The CARDIA study with a 30-year follow-up demonstrated an inverse association between lactation duration and progression of diabetes in women.

Higher Live Births and Ovulation Rates with Letrozole than Clomiphene Citrate in Women with PCOS

Letrozole was found to be superior to clomiphene citrate (CC) for the treatment of anovulatory infertility in PCOS women. Letrozole was associated...

COC Containing Drospirenone Effective in Reducing Hyperandrogenism in Women with PCOS

The combined oral contraceptive (COC) containing 30 µg ethinylestradiol and 3 mg of drospirenone was effective in the treatment of hyperandrogenism...

In Women with PCOS, LET May Achieve Higher Ovulation Rate as Compared to CC, But Not Improve Pregnancy Outcome

This trial reported higher ovulation rates with letrozole in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome than with clomiphene citrate. However, the...

Patient Education

Lifestyle Modifications in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Lifestyle changes, in the form of diet variations and exercises, are the first steps towards managing PCOS. In this leaflet, lifestyle modifications...

Myths and Facts Related to Intimate Hygiene

This patient education material clarifies myths related to hygiene of the intimate area in women.

Pre-Conception Tips for Men

Pre-conception is the period during which many couples plan their pregnancy. Pre-conception care provides an opportunity to a couple to improve...

All You Wanted to Know about Ovarian Cancer

Risk factors, signs & symptoms, factors known to reduce ovarian cancer, diagnosis, treatment options and how to reduce risk of ovarian cancer...


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