Image IQ: Vascular Anomaly in Fetus
This 18-week fetus has a vascular anomaly. Can you identify it?
Vaginal Delivery in a C-Section Culture
Can patients who desire a natural birth or vaginal delivery truly participate in shared decision making in a system of care that trends toward c-sections?
Improving Sleep Duration in Postmenopausal Women
Paroxetine may be a reliable nonhormonal treatment option to help reduce vasomotor symptoms and improve sleep in postmenopausal women.
Evidence That Exercise Reduces Hot Flashes Still Lacking
Go ahead and recommend exercise for overall health benefits, but don't advise patients that exercise can reduce hot flashes and night sweats during menopause.
Urinary Microbiota and Risk of Postsurgical UTI
New research has found a link between day-of-surgery urinary microbiota and the likelihood of a urinary tract infection after pelvic floor surgery.
Diversification Key to Avoiding Professional Boredom
In this blog, one OB/GYN details how she pulled herself out of a professional rut and became re-inspired after 20 years of clinical practice.
Mobility Impairments and Pregnancy
New research sheds light on how pregnancy can affect women with a mobility disability, such as a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy.
Image IQ: An Unusual Uterus
This uterus is anything but normal, but it still seems to function. What's your diagnosis?
Best Diet for Gestational Diabetes
For women with gestational diabetes, a low glycemic index diet was associated with less need for insulin and lower birth weights for the babies.
Just Curl Up in Ball
The request that makes every woman who's given birth and had an epidural for pain management chuckle—eventually.
In the UK, Midwife Delivery Is Safer for Many Women
A new recommendation for home birth or delivery at a birth center for certain women with uncomplicated pregnancies in the United Kingdom has been issued.
Hypofractionated WBI Slow to Catch On
Despite having advantages over conventional whole breast irradiation, hypofractionated WBI is used by only a third of patients who would benefit.
FDA Approves New Drug for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
The FDA has approved olaparib, to be marketed under the name Lynparza, for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer related to defective BRCA genes.
Poor Air Quality in Third Trimester and Autism
Maternal exposure to air pollution during pregnancy may be a contributing factor in the development of autism in offspring, new research shows.
Image IQ: Fetal Abdomen in Early Second Trimester
Challenge your diagnostic skills: What's your diagnosis based on these images from a 14-week fetus?