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Contraceptives have minimal effect on glucose and insulin levels

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Neither injectable nor oral contraceptives have a meaningful effect on glucose or insulin levels, researchers report in the January 2011 Obstetrics & Gynecology. “The current data supports that these methods do not...

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IV immunoglobulin ineffective for treatment of unexplained recurrent miscarriage

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is not helpful in the treatment of women with unexplained recurrent miscarriage and, for now, should not be used outside the research setting, conclude the authors of a report published...

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Overnight closed-loop insulin delivery promising in pregnancy and type 1 diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In a small study of pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, use of a closed-loop insulin delivery system (also known as the artificial pancreas) achieved “nearly normoglycemia” overnight, both in early and late pregnancy....