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Triad of Factors Ups Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
New research shows certain women are 43 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes mellitus after childbirth.
Should Hospital Cafeteria Food Be Healthier?
POLL: How healthy should hospital food be? Should junk food not be offered at all, removing any temptation, or should people make better choices?
Evaluating Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic pelvic pain is costly to diagnose and treat, but appropriate and timely interventions can lead to a restoration of quality of life.
Does Body Fat, Other Factors Cause Incontinence?
New research identifies 3 factors that may play a role in menopause-related storage lower urinary tract symptoms, or incontinence.
Image IQ: Healthy Placenta or Serious Problem?
QUIZ: These images show some changes in the placenta of a 34-week pregnancy. Are they anything to worry about?
Subfertility Itself May Explain Poor Birth Outcomes
Assisted reproductive technology is often thought to account for the risk of low birth weight and preterm birth, but new research finds another factor plays a role.
Study Shows No Benefit of PFMT for Prolapse
Pelvic floor muscle training, or Kegel exercises, did not improve pelvic organ prolapse in a group of women after a vaginal delivery, research shows.
How Well Do You Know a Woman's Heart?
QUIZ: These 5 questions will gauge your general knowledge of how heart disease impacts women.
Can You Identify a Sentinel Event?
Severe maternal morbidity is not always a sentinel event. Take this quiz to test your understanding of what constitutes an obstetric sentinel event.
Treating VVA: Objective and Subjective Measure of Benefit
Approved treatments of menopause-related symptoms can have narrow indications, but they may offer broader relief of the most bothersome menopause symptoms.
DXA Versus BMI for Determining Metabolic Health
In this video, Steven R. Goldstein, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU, discusses new research he presented in October at the 25th annual North American Menopause Society meeting.
5 Predictions for Prenatal Genetic Testing in 2015
These 5 predictions by Adam Wolfberg, MD, provide insight into how genetic testing—NIPT to microarray and cost to quality—continues to evolve.
10 Things Patients Wish Their OBs Told Them
Obstetricians: Want to know what your patients wish you had told them before delivery? We surveyed a group of moms and are sharing the top 10 responses.
8 Simple Ways for Pregnant Patients to Reduce Exposure to Toxins
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.
Minimally Invasive Surgery: New Devices of Interest
The latest devices and gadgetry for minimally invasive gynecological surgery were featured in the exhibit hall at the 42nd AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecology held just outside of Washington, DC, November 10-14, 2013.
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