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Can Salpingo-Oophorectomy Protect Against Prolapse?
Removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes at the time of a hysterectomy doesn't increase the risk of pelvic organ prolapse, new research finds.
Story Telling and the Emotional Component of Healing
Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.
What Happens When Hospital Obstetric Units Close?
As obstetric units close and consolidate around the country, ways to improve interhospital communication and to assess patient outcomes are needed.
Image IQ: Fetal Neck
Challenge your diagnostic skills: Can you identify the condition causing the abnormality seen in these images of the fetal neck?
New Model for Genetic Testing, Breast Cancer Risk
A new (theoretical) model using multiple data points, including genetic testing for BRCA genes, could identify women at greatest risk for breast cancer.
A Man, a Birth, and Social Media
This cartoon highlights priorities, and what no OB wants—a third patient.
Could Infrared Light Improve Blood Draws?
A simple device may make blood draws and IV placement easier for fearful patients, or for patients with difficult-to-feel veins.
Another Benefit of Pre-Conception Folic Acid
Be a broken record about the importance of folic acid supplementation. New research finds it is associated with fetal growth benefits.
FDA Simplifies Labeling for Drugs in Pregnancy, Lactation
The FDA says confusing labeling is out and now will provide safety data for medication use in pregnancy and breastfeeding in a relevant real-world context.
DXA Versus BMI for Determining Metabolic Health
In this video, Steven R. Goldstein, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU, discusses new research he presented in October at the 25th annual North American Menopause Society meeting.
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