Ob/Gyn Articles

Patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism Before 20 Weeks of Pregnancy have a Higher Risk of Miscarriage

Thyroid dysfunction is prevalent in pregnant women, with a morbidity of 2–3%; it is always caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. Moreover, 5–15% women of reproductive age are diagnosed with thyroid autoimmunity, leading to high risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

High Serum Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Levels in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis

Polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the most common heterogeneous endocrine disorders, which affects 5%–10% of women in reproductive age and is considered as one of the leading causes of female infertility... Read more »

The Performance of the Vaginal Discharge Syndromic Management in Treating Vaginal and Cervical Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) case management is one of the top priorities in controlling STIs to break the chain of infection and transmission... Read more »

Correlates of Unwanted Births in Bangladesh: A Study through Path Analysis

Unwanted birth is recognized as a birth when a woman doesn’t have any intention of becoming pregnant and deliver a birth. Also, unwanted births occurred when the women did not... Read more »

Using Misoprostol for Primary versus Secondary Prevention of Postpartum Haemorrhage – Do Costs Matter?

Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of 500 ml or more within 24 hours after birth. PPH is the leading cause of maternal mortality in low and middle-income countries and the primary... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Identification of Specific miRNA Signature in Paired Sera and Tissue Samples of Indian Women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer and a leading cause of cancer-related mortality in women worldwide. In India about 1, 44,937 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and approximately 90,000 deaths occur every year... Read more »

Gender Disparities in the Prevalence of Undernutrition and the Higher Risk among the Young Women of Indian Tribes

Undernutrition is a consistent health problem among the children as well as the adult populations in India. The prevalence is highest among the individuals from the marginalized sections of the Indian society like Scheduled Tribes... Read more »

Factors Associated with Adiposity, Lipid Profile Disorders and the Metabolic Syndrome Occurrence in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Women

Menopause is a physiological phenomenon, defined as the final menstrual period and reflecting loss of the ovarian follicular function. Natural menopause is recognized retrospectively after 12 months of amenorrhea... Read more »

Sanitation, Stress, and Life Stage: A Systematic Data Collection Study among Women in Odisha, India

Despite efforts to improve access to basic resources, 768 million people rely on unimproved drinking-water for daily consumption, and an estimated 2.5 billion people lack access to... Read more »
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