Ob/Gyn Articles

Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Among the Women Beneficiaries of Selected Rural Primary Health Centers of Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka, India

Maternal health is central to the development of any country to achieve equity, reduce poverty, and build social capital. Reducing maternal mortality was one of the key indicators of the Millennium Development Goals. Almost all the maternal deaths (99%) occur in... Read more »
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Minimally Invasive Treatment for Infertility in Rural Areas [video]

Video Transcript MINIMALLY INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR INFERTILITY IN RURAL AREAS (Dr. J. Gnanaraj MS., Mch (UROLOGY), FARSI, FICS, FIAGES, Director Medical Services in SEESHA Karunya Community Hospital) Today we are going to talk about the Minimally Invasive Technique that is available for treatment to infertility in rural areas. Infertility is...  Read more »

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 »

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... 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 »
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