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Let's face it: Sometimes the practice of medicine, despite all its glorification, can become routine. So how do you stay challenged professionally? Is it a matter of downgrading or upgrading your services, volunteering, or is this something that requires acceptance? One Ob/Gyn weighs in.
A peer support telephone program manned by volunteers and run by nurses showed promise in reducing symptoms of postpartum depression.
Women with hot flashes related to menopause carry the burden of these symptoms, but new research highlights the economic toll if left untreated.
Michael James McCoy, MD, the new Chief Health Information Officer at the ONC, offers tips and insight into how Ob/Gyn and health IT intersect.
Women taking compounded bioidentical hormones for symptoms of menopause don't know as much as they should about the therapy.
Genetic testing for ovarian or endometrial cancer isn't recommended for everyone. Find out here which patients should be referred for testing.
Ilene Gewirtz, MD, discusses her comprehensive approach to well visits and cancer screens and says education, if not expanded services, is key.
Severe maternal morbidity is not always a sentinel event. Take this quiz to test your understanding of what constitutes an obstetric sentinel event.
Approved treatments of menopause-related symptoms can have narrow indications, but they may offer broader relief of the most bothersome menopause symptoms.
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.
How much does ospemifene really help in the improvement of sexual function in postmenopausal women? David Portman, MD, discusses new study findings.
These 5 predictions by Adam Wolfberg, MD, provide insight into how genetic testing—NIPT to microarray and cost to quality—continues to evolve.
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.
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.
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.