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Bleeding Patterns and the Menopause Transition
Prolonged bleeding as women transition into menopause is common. Although disconcerting, these changes generally require nothing more than watchful waiting.
Image IQ: The Fetal Neck
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this well-known anomaly?
Fertility Drugs and Breast Cancer Risk
The safety of fertility drugs has been a concern to physicians and patients alike. A new study assessing fertility drugs and breast cancer risk has reassuring results.
Weight Loss, Gain in First Postpartum Year Affects Health Risks
Not losing any baby weight within 1 year after delivery increases a woman’s risk of diabetes and heart disease, new research shows.
Improved Training Is Key to Better Outcomes for Robotic Surgery
The reported outcomes for the da Vinci robot have been disappointing, but a new study shows that surgeons can achieve expert-level results using the Morristown Protocol.
Go Digital for Mammography
Digital mammography is superior to screen-film mammography, and the digital technology has other patient benefits as well, a new study finds.
Marijuana and E-Cigarette Use in Teens
Marijuana and e-cigarettes can cause harm in more ways than you may think. Do you ask your patients about their marijuana or e-cigarette use? The numbers may surprise you.
Image IQ: The Heart of the Matter
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify this cardiac defect?
The Role of Pregnancy in Cardiovascular Disease
The number of live births a woman has had may indicate her risk of heart disease, adding to evidence that body changes in pregnancy play a role in cardiovascular disease.
How Distressing Is IVF for Patients?
Patients undergoing IVF do better with strong social support, but many of these patients feel isolated and don’t share their fertility struggles. Can mindfulness help?