Category Archives: Ob/Gyn

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Evaluation of Maternal Health Service Indicators in Urban Slum of Bangladesh

Millennium Development Goal-5 emphasized the reduction of maternal mortality by three-fourths between 1990 and 2015…

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Conditioned Medium from Placental Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reduces Oxidative Stress during the Cryopreservation of Ex Vivo Expanded Umbilical Cord Blood Cells

Umbilical cord blood (UCB) has been widely used as a source of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) for the treatment of acquired and hereditary diseases of the…

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Membrane Vesicles of Group B Streptococcus Disrupt Feto-Maternal Barrier Leading to Preterm Birth

Preterm birth is the leading cause of neonatal mortality worldwide. Globally, an estimated 13 million babies are born prematurely each year, out of which more than…

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The Influence of Seasonality and Community-Based Health Worker Provided Counselling on Exclusive Breastfeeding

Adequate nutrition, especially of the newborns, is a fundamental requirement for ensuring that the children realize their potential of developing into healthy adults…

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Maternal Micronutrient Supplementation and Long Term Health Impact in Children in Rural Bangladesh

A growing body of evidence indicates that the nutritional background of a woman during pregnancy and especially during early life is a critical determinant of her offspring’s subsequent health outcomes such as sub-optimum growth and mortality…

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When, Where, and Why Are Babies Dying? Neonatal Death Surveillance and Review in Bangladesh

Every year, 2.9 million neonates die. These deaths happen mainly in low- and middle-income countries and most are considered to be preventable…

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Estimating Benzathine Penicillin Need for the Treatment of Pregnant Women Diagnosed with Syphilis during Antenatal Care in High-Morbidity Countries

Syphilis infection can be transmitted from mother to infant during pregnancy resulting in congenital syphilis. Injectable penicillin is the only recommended treatment for syphilis occurring in pregnant women to prevent congenital syphilis and for infants born with…

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