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NSAIDs, genetics and miscarriage

Sep. 20, 2017—A certain genetic variant, in combination with the use of anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin and ibuprofen during early pregnancy, may protect women from miscarriage.

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Teamwork key to saving heart patient and her baby

Sep. 14, 2017—As people in Middle Tennessee were experiencing the remnants of Hurricane Harvey during the early hours of Sept. 1, Catherine Hurt was battling another storm of her own.

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Babies and You: ‘Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy’ Sept. 21

Sep. 13, 2017—Michelle Collins, a certified nurse midwife with the West End Women’s Health Center, will discuss "Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy" from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 21 in Light Hall, Room 411.

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Teen pregnancy reduction campaigns in Brazil may be backfiring

Jun. 1, 2017—Discussing the potential for depression in young pregnant women is not an effective way to curb young women from getting pregnant, according to a new study of Brazilian mothers

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Hepatitis C infections among pregnant women increasing

May. 11, 2017—Hepatitis C infections among pregnant women nearly doubled from 2009-2014, likely a consequence of the country’s increasing opioid epidemic that is disproportionately affecting rural areas of states including Tennessee and West Virginia.

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Study explores alcohol use patterns in early pregnancy

Mar. 9, 2017—The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update recommending that women who are pregnant or could become pregnant abstain from alcohol use prompted a Vanderbilt professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and her team to explore the patterns of alcohol use in early pregnancy.

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Protocol standardizes care for pregnant women on opiates

Feb. 16, 2017—Complications related to opioid abuse occur in 54,000 pregnancies annually in the United States, and Tennessee ranks among the top 10 states in the number of opioid-dependent pregnant women.

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Healthcare Solutions Reporter


Pregnancy-related heart disorder clues

Jun. 3, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have identified biomarkers that could be useful for evaluating and treating pregnancy-related heart failure.

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Therapies to prevent preterm birth

Feb. 9, 2016—Vanderbilt researchers have developed a high-throughput assay that will aid in identifying new compounds to treat preterm labor or postpartum bleeding.

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Babies and You: ‘Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy’ Feb. 18

Feb. 5, 2016—Michelle Collins, a certified nurse midwife and director of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery Program, will present "Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy" from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 in the next installment of "Babies and You."

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Babies and You presents ‘Benefits Decisions During Pregnancy’ Dec. 17

Dec. 10, 2015—The Babies & You prenatal education classes offered by Health Plus presents "Benefits Decisions During Pregnancy" Dec. 17.

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New online tool created to tackle complications of pregnancy and childbirth

Nov. 11, 2015—An interdisciplinary team of biologists and medical researchers have created a new platform, which they call GEneSTATION specifically designed to leverage the growing knowledge of human genomics and evolution to advance scientific understanding of human pregnancy and translate it into new treatments for the problems that occur when this complex process goes awry.

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