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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.

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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.

This blog discusses how OB/GYNs need not only to understand the science behind genetic screening but also to counsel patients properly about the results.

Pregnancy is possible for women with inflammatory bowel disease, but collaboration is needed between gastroenterologists and obstetricians.

A meta-analysis sought to determine which oral painkillers were most effective after a c-section, but the findings were disappointing.


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