Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Metabolic syndrome increases risk of pregnancy complications

Research led by the University of Adelaide shows that metabolic syndrome in pregnant women increases their risk for pregnancy complications including preeclampsia and gestational diabetes by 2-4 times. Published in the journal PLOS Medicine the research assessed maternal metabolic health at 15 weeks’ gestation in 5530 women in the international SCOPE Study based at the… Read More »

Study finds women in hospital medicine to face major obstacles during pregnancy and work – News-Medical.net

Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles during pregnancy, parental leave and returning to work, prompting a discussion about gender equity in medicine, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The study, published recently in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, includes wide-ranging interviews with 10 female academic… Read More »