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While best standard practices are still being sorted and as Ob/Gyns await the results of well-designed studies, here's what experts are saying about various types of prenatal genetic testing.
Severe influenza in pregnancy is a hyperinflammatory disease and not a state of immunodeficiency as previously thought.
Urine tests effectively screen for HPV, but more data is needed to determine whether they can correctly diagnose cervical disease.
Look no further: The North American Menopause Society has issued recommendations that offer the latest information for managing a woman's health through menopause.
A new lifelike birth simulator with all the bells and whistles needed to mimic various L&D scenarios may have just raised the bar for competency trainers.
New research has identified a select group of patients who may benefit from vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth.
Contrave, a combination of naltrexone and buproprion, has been approved for long-term weight loss management in overweight and obese adults.
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.
This procedure was performed to remove an intracavitary fibroid that failed hysteroscopy on two occasions.
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.