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Hypertension, Habitual Snoring, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Snoring. Do you ask patients about it? It could be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea, which has been linked to high blood pressure and poorer pregnancy outcomes.

Pregnancy and Birth

Here: at least 5 tips on hypertensive disorders during pregnancy.

They often willingly accept pre-exposure prophylaxis when offered.

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The news from the PROMISSE study on pregnancy outcome in women with systemic lupus erythematosus is good for non-Hispanic white women and not so good for Hispanic white and African-American in women.

NSAIDs may impair fertility in women with mild musculoskeletal pain. Damage is reversible once NSAIDs are discontinued, according to a new study.


New guidelines issued at EULAR 2015 outline ways to reduce risks of complications for pregnant women with SLE and antiphospholipid syndrome. Details here.

QUIZ: These images show something isn't quite right in a woman who is 34 weeks pregnant.


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