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COVID-19 lockdown data shows men travelled 48% more than women

COVID-19 lockdown data shows men travelled 48% more than women

COVID-19 lockdown data shows men travelled 48% more than women COVID-19 lockdown data shows men travelled 48% more than women Credit: Shutterstock Men have moved further than women before and during the UK’s lockdown, according to data today from the Oxford COVID-19 Impact Monitor—potentially raising questions over whether this could …

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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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      Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women

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      Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women Glucose levels linked to maternal mortality even in non-diabetic women Credit: CC0 Public Domain An elevated pre-pregnancy hemoglobin A1c—which measures average blood glucose concentration—is associated with a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes even in women without known diabetes, according …

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        Some recommended cardiovascular medications prescribed less frequently to women

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        Some recommended cardiovascular medications prescribed less frequently to women Some recommended cardiovascular medications prescribed less frequently to women Credit: CC0 Public Domain Women receiving treatment in primary care received some cardiovascular medication prescriptions at a lower rate than men, according to new research published today in the Journal of the …

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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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