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Sleep, support essential in treating postpartum depression

September 19, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — Getting adequate amounts of sleep and receiving good social support are major factors in reducing symptoms of postpartum depression and major depressive episodes, according to a presentation at Psych Congress.

For many women, the postpartum period is a very vulnerable window of time, making mood disorders and anxiety common after childbirth, Marlene P. Freeman, MD, of Harvard Medical School, said during her presentation.

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Antibiotics reduce post-pregnancy infections in women with pre-pregnancy obesity

September 19, 2017
Among women who were obese before undergoing cesarean delivery, those who received cephalexin and metronidazole for 48 hours after delivery had fewer surgical site…
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Early miscarriage potentially linked to influenza vaccination

September 14, 2017
Researchers discovered a potential link between miscarriage early in pregnancy and receipt of the influenza A(H1N1)pdm09-containing vaccine in the preceding 28 days…
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Breast cancer survivors diagnosed at younger age show higher risk for colon cancer

September 13, 2017
Women diagnosed with breast cancer before age 50 were twice as likely to receive a diagnosis of colorectal cancer than their older counterparts, according to the results…
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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Von Willebrand Disease

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

With the significant variability in the subtypes and clinical manifestations of von Willebrand disease (VWD), diagnosis…
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GI Bookshelf

Chapter 9: Gastroduodenal Stents

From Self-Expanding Stents in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: Nitric oxide-releasing gel shows efficacy in treating genital warts

March 20, 2017
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