UK RCOG COVID-19 and Pregnancy Guidelines Updated

Guidance for healthcare professionals on managing coronavirus (COVID-19) infection in pregnancy has been jointly published by the UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, with input from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland. The updates included in these guidelines reflect recent changes […]

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Danish study describes a clinically important increased risk of major congenital malformation associated with first trimester modafinil exposure

Lead author of the study and ENTIS member Professor Per Damkier from the Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark, stated that there appears to be about a 3-fold increased risk – while we have a relatively small number of exposed and outcomes (N=49; 6 major malformations), and hence a low precision – the signal is strong […]

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Systematic review and meta-analysis of adverse pregnancy outcome risk following abnormal 1 hour glucose challenge test results

Researchers from the University of South Florida have published a systematic review and meta-analysis investigating the adverse pregnancy outcome risks associated with abnormal 1-h 50-g glucose challenge test (GCT) followed by a normal 3-h 100-g glucose tolerance test (GTT). More information can be found here. Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

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