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When it comes to elective egg freezing, don't overpromise, advises Ronald Feinberg, MD, PhD. There is still a lot we don't know, and the process doesn't protect against infertility nor does it guarantee a future pregnancy.
What does a cholesterol medication have to do with uterine fibroid tumors? New animal research explains one drug's effect on uterine leiomyoma cells.
Ever wonder about investing in 3D technology, the best candidates for LESS, and the utility of dual-function instruments? Here's one OB/GYN's opinion.
Antibiotics should not be routinely used for pregnant women with ruptured membranes prior to labor at term, unless there are signs of an infection.
CNMs, CMs, CPMs . . . Elaine Germano of the American College of Nurse-Midwives explains the credentials and how they may affect collaboration efforts.
Whooping cough can equal hospitalization for a baby, so why aren't more hospitals promoting Tdap vaccines and offering preventive measures on their websites?
How's this for a unique way to offer certain fertility benefits as an employee incentive?
How much does ospemifene really help in the improvement of sexual function in postmenopausal women? David Portman, MD, discusses new study findings.
Maestro AR, an advanced, procedure-specific training software, gives users of the da Vinci robotic surgical system instant feedback in a 3D environment.
This surgical video shows resection of a 3-cm intracavity fibroid using minimally invasive surgical technology. The patient, a 40-year-old woman, presented with a 60-day history of abnormal bleeding.
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.
Actress Kim Cattrall discusses her menopause journey and partnership with Tune In To Menopause, an awareness campaign designed to empower women.
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.