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Exercise during pregnancy prevented excessive gestational weight gain, but the benefit of the intervention was not observed in the groups most at risk.
Maybe that one glass of wine isn’t so harmless. New research suggests that even small amounts of alcohol in the first trimester can increase the risk of adverse outcomes.
Diet can’t cure endometriosis, but dietary recommendations could be part of the treatment. Find out here why choosing certain foods may help reduce symptoms.
The Million Women March for Endometriosis is being held March 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. This fact sheet provides an overview of the disease and helps explain why raising awareness of this condition is important.
Three doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine was more effective in preventing high-grade cervical abnormalities than other types and more effective in younger women.
Although causality was not established, ADHD and other behavioral disorders were more likely to be diagnosed in children of women who used acetaminophen during pregnancy.
The case presented is that of a 40 year-old woman who has been bleeding for the past 60 days as a result of this 3 cm intracavitary fibroid.
This video demonstrates a case in which an intrauterine device (IUD) IUD was trapped--not in the uterine cavity and not outside the uterine wall, but within the muscle of the uterus. It was extracted under laparoscopic guidance.
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
This patient had severe adhesions of the bladder and uterus following an extensive abdominal myomectomy. The bladder injury was recognized at the time of hysterectomy. A two layer closure is demonstrated using laparoscopic intracorporeal knot tying techniques.
Research suggests that prophylactic 17P can be useful in reducing the risk of spontaneous preterm delivery (SPTD), and one large study showed how compliance, and therefore results, can be improved.
Your patient just received devastating news: she has cancer. As treatment options and anxieties swirl, more and more women are now faced with another issue: how will the cancer and its treatment impact their fertility?
Lead researcher Dr Janet McLaren discusses the results of a new study exploring new concerns that rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and inflammatory bowel disease may lead to premature ovarian failure and early menopause.
The operating room is the most common place for medical errors to occur in the hospital setting. Here, Dr. Bill Parker, a gynecologist in Santa Monica, Calif., discusses improving patient safety.