Category Archives: Ob/Gyn

Find information, medical news, research and articles about obstetrics and gynaecology from India and around the world.

Fetal growth trajectories in pregnancies of European and South Asian mothers with and without gestational diabetes, a population-based cohort study

The association between birth weight and later risk of type 2 diabetes is U-shaped. One arm comprise men and women born small, due to maternal undernutrition or other factors. The other arm comprises of individuals born large, due to maternal adiposity and diabetes…

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Study of association and molecular analysis of human papillomavirus in breast cancer of Indian patients: Clinical and prognostic implication

Human papillomavirus is a DNA virus having a 9.2Kb genome. The high-risk subtypes were frequently associated with different cancers, primarily cervical cancer and Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Among the subtypes of…

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Comprehensive Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) Gene Screening in Pregnant Women with Diabetes in India

Diabetes mellitus has evolved into a global epidemic and as Asian countries have undergone an economic, social and nutritional transition, type 2 diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus have…

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Patterns and Determinants of Care-Seeking for Antepartum and Intrapartum Complications in Rural Bangladesh

Despite substantial improvements in global maternal mortality, complications during antepartum and intrapartum periods remain high, particularly in low middle income countries…

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Early Antenatal Prediction of Gestational Diabetes in Obese Women: Development of Prediction Tools for Targeted Intervention

Obesity is a major risk factor for gestational diabetes (GDM), increasing the likelihood of the disorder 3–5 fold. Women with GDM require intensive antenatal care to…

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Experiencing Lifetime Domestic Violence: Associations with Mental Health and Stress among Pregnant Women in Rural Bangladesh

Gender-based domestic violence has been defined as any act of physical, sexual, emotional abuse and controlling behavior against a woman by an…

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Evidence Based Weighing Policy during the First Week to Prevent Neonatal Hypernatremic Dehydration while Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is the most complete and balanced nutrition, it contains antibodies, enzymes, hormones and all the necessary nutrients in ideal proportions…

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