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Pregnant women in third trimester unlikely to pass SARS-CoV-2 infection to newborns

Pregnant women with the SARS-CoV-2 infection, the virus that causes COVID-19, during the third trimester are unlikely to pass the infection to their newborns, suggests a study funded by the

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COVID-19 may deepen depression, anxiety, and PTSD among pregnant and postpartum women

Though childbirth is often anticipated with optimism and enthusiasm, approximately 10 to 20 percent of pregnant individuals also experience mental health challenges during the weeks immediately before and after birth.

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ENG4NHS: A new organisation to help the NHS and other not-for-profit healthcare organisations

Prof Peter J Ogrodnik is the course director for the MSc in Medical Engineering Design at Keele University and is a founder of the ENG4NHS project. Here, he talks to

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Treat Smarter with Sonata: An expert Q&A to treating uterine fibroids

Promotional feature Earlier this year saw the introduction into the UK of a new, revolutionary technology for the treatment of uterine fibroids. The Sonata System is a clinically proven, minimally

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Suspension of fertility treatments during COVID-19 has mental health impacts

The suspension of fertility treatments due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of psychological impacts on women whose treatments were cancelled, but there are several protective factors that

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New study reveals why flu can be devastating for pregnant women

New research helps explain why flu can lead to life-threatening complications during pregnancy, suggesting the virus does not stay in the lungs but spreads throughout the mother’s body. The pre-clinical

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Pregnant women with covid-19 are less likely to have symptoms, may more likely need intensive care, and give birth early

Being older, overweight, and having other medical conditions increase their risk of having more serious disease Pregnant women seen in hospitals with covid-19 are less likely to show symptoms, and

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Is COVID-19 transmitted through breast milk? Study suggests not likely

As the novel coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so do the concerns of breastfeeding mothers. Although there have been no documented cases to date of an infant contracting

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Pregnant Black and Hispanic women five times more likely to be exposed to coronavirus

Black and Hispanic pregnant women in Philadelphia are five times as likely as white and Asian women to have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, according to a new study

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How can remote monitoring support pregnant women during and after the pandemic?

Dr Lucy Mackillop, Chief Medical Officer at Sensyne Health discusses how remote patient monitoring is likely to become part of the wider healthcare system as we see more digital technologies embedded into routine