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BJOG release: Serum biomarkers can predict women at risk of pre-eclampsia

22 July 2015

Levels of biomarkers in the blood of pregnant women can be used to predict which women are at risk of pre-eclampsia, finds a study published today (22 July) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). ADMA and


BJOG release: Moderate exercise helps prevent gestational diabetes

3 June 2015

Women who exercise during pregnancy are less likely to have gestational diabetes, and the exercise also helps to reduce maternal weight gain, finds a study published today in BJOG: an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Study suggests proactive labour induction can improve perinatal outcomes

18 February 2015

A proactive labour induction practice once women are full term can improve perinatal outcomes suggests a new Danish study, published today (18 February) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


Link found between pain during or after sexual intercourse and mode of delivery

21 January 2015

Operative birth is associated with persisting pain during or after sexual intercourse, known as dyspareunia, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


The challenges of providing obstetric care during an Ebola epidemic

14 January 2015

Obstetric interventions during an Ebola epidemic are deeply challenging say two new commentaries published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). 


New analysis looks at risk factors for direct maternal deaths in the UK

9 January 2015

Medical co-morbidities, when women have one or more medical conditions, are found to be an important factor associated with direct maternal deaths, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


New study outlines research priorities to improve the care of women with FGM

17 December 2014

Further evidence on how to improve the care of women living with Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is urgently needed, suggests a new study, published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). 


Government healthcare spending and maternal mortality rates across the EU

10 December 2014

Reductions in government healthcare spending in the European Union (EU) are associated with increased maternal mortality rates, suggests a new paper published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG). 


BJOG release: New study examines the effect of timing of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy and small for gestational age risk

26 November 2014

Taking folic acid before conception significantly reduces the risk of small for gestational age (SGA) at birth, suggests a new study published today in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (BJOG).


BJOG release: Call for new technologies to protect women globally against unintended pregnancy, HIV and STIs

22 October 2014

The global health community is calling for increased investment in the development of new technologies for women to protect against unintended pregnancy, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, suggests a new commentary published today in


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