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Analysis Offers Guidance on Breast Milk Expression
There are several techniques new mothers can use to express breast milk more comfortably while yielding higher output, a meta-analysis finds.
Triad of Factors Ups Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
New research shows certain women are 43 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes mellitus after childbirth.
Should Hospital Cafeteria Food Be Healthier?
POLL: How healthy should hospital food be? Should junk food not be offered at all, removing any temptation, or should people make better choices?
Evaluating Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic pelvic pain is costly to diagnose and treat, but appropriate and timely interventions can lead to a restoration of quality of life.
Does Body Fat, Other Factors Cause Incontinence?
New research identifies 3 factors that may play a role in menopause-related storage lower urinary tract symptoms, or incontinence.
Image IQ: Healthy Placenta or Serious Problem?
QUIZ: These images show some changes in the placenta of a 34-week pregnancy. Are they anything to worry about?
Subfertility Itself May Explain Poor Birth Outcomes
Assisted reproductive technology is often thought to account for the risk of low birth weight and preterm birth, but new research finds another factor plays a role.
Study Shows No Benefit of PFMT for Prolapse
Pelvic floor muscle training, or Kegel exercises, did not improve pelvic organ prolapse in a group of women after a vaginal delivery, research shows.
Drug Helps Protect Ovaries from Chemotherapy
The GnRH agonist goserelin, when given during chemotherapy, may protect against ovarian failure and early menopause in women with breast cancer.
Are You Comfortable Prescribing HRT?
POLL: How do you compare with your colleagues in your comfort level for prescribing hormone replacement therapy for symptoms of menopause.
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