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COVID-19 rates may be lower than thought for pregnant women

COVID-19 rates may be lower than thought for pregnant women

COVID-19 rates may be lower than thought for pregnant women COVID-19 rates may be lower than thought for pregnant women (HealthDay)—A new study suggests the rate of COVID-19 among pregnant women without symptoms is much lower than previously reported. Fewer than 3% of asymptomatic women admitted to three Yale New …

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    Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury

    Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury

    Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury The fetal side of a placenta from a patient with coronavirus, connected to the umbilical cord. Evidence of the disease process in the placenta is not visible in this photo. Credit: Northwestern University The placentas from …

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      Pregnant and lactating women with COVID-19: Scant clinical research

      Pregnant and lactating women with COVID-19: Scant clinical research

      Pregnant and lactating women with COVID-19: Scant clinical research Pregnant and lactating women with COVID-19: Scant clinical research Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers Pregnant and breastfeeding women have been excluded from clinical trials of drugs to treat COVID-19, and as result, there is no safety data to inform clinical …

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        Pregnant women with CVD need specialized care before, during and postpartum

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        Pregnant women with CVD need specialized care before, during and postpartum Pregnant women with CVD need specialized care before, during and postpartum Credit: CC0 Public Domain Women with cardiovascular conditions should be cared for during pregnancy by a cardio-obstetrics team or health care providers experienced in high-risk pregnancies to provide …

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          Hep C screening recommended for adults, pregnant women

          Hep C screening recommended for adults, pregnant women 1

          (HealthDay)—Hepatitis C screening is recommended for all adults and for all pregnant women, except where the prevalence is below 0.1 percent; meanwhile, the annual rate of reported acute hepatitis C cases increased to 1.2 per 100,000 population in 2018, according to recommendations and a report published in the April 10 …

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            What pregnant women with high blood pressure need to know about COVID-19

            What pregnant women with high blood pressure need to know about COVID-19 2

            petrunjela/iStock, Getty Images High blood pressure during pregnancy can put mother and baby at risk during normal circumstances. But with the novel coronavirus spreading rapidly, many are wondering how this highly contagious threat may affect them. The good news is, thus far, nothing researchers have learned about COVID-19 raises additional …

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