Earlier Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Is Linked to Preterm Birth
New research shows that obstetricians may need to rethink how they screen certain patients for gestational diabetes mellitus.
Use of Noninvasive PAMG-1 Is Cost-Beneficial in Certain Situations
New research shows when it’s cost-effective to use placental alpha-microglobulin-1 over pooling, nitrazine, and ferning for diagnosing premature rupture of membranes.
Brush Up on Your Suturing Skills for Cesarean Deliveries
Skin closure after a cesarean delivery is quicker with the use of staples, but are patients satisfied with the results of this closure method?
Uterine Perforation Rates for Levonorgestrel and Copper IUDs
A second-prize paper presented at ACOG 2014 evaluates the risk of uterine perforation for levonorgestrel IUDs and copper IUDs and reports an unexpected finding.
Gestational Weight Gain and Preterm Birth Are Linked in Twin Pregnancies
New research presented at ACOG 2014 shows that inadequate weight gain in the second trimester is an independent risk factor for spontaneous preterm birth.
The Decline of the Preferred Approach to Hysterectomy
Vaginal hysterectomies are associated with superior patient outcomes and cost less than other methods of hysterectomy. So why is their rate of use declining?
First Prize Paper Shows Solution for Painful Sex in Breast Cancer Survivors
Vaginal atrophy doesn’t have to be a life sentence of painful sex. New research describes a solution for dyspareunia that can take sex from “painful” to “comfortable.”