Despite new screening guidelines, most obstetrician-gynecologists continue to perform annual pap tests, according to a recent survey of members of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
Prevention of maternal influenza during pregnancy may reduce the risk of bipolar disorder, suggest new study findings published in JAMA Psychiatry.
The use of conjugated equine estrogens in postmenopausal women aged 50 to 55 years was not associated with any long-term benefit or risk to cognitive function, according to findings of the Women’s Health Initiative Memory Study of Younger Women.
The current treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus results in fewer cases of preeclampsia, shoulder dystocia, and macrosomia but seems to have no effect on neonatal hypoglycemia or future poor metabolic outcomes, concluded a systematic review and meta-analysis.
MRI-guided 3-dimensional brachytherapy (BT) for cervical cancer effectively delivers high-dose, tumor-specific radiotherapy with few serious adverse effects on surrounding healthy tissue.
Symptoms of overactive bladder were reduced in patients who received percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS), according to the results of a 3-year study.
The addition of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET-CT) for the diagnosis of recurrent or persistent cervical cancer is not cost-effective, according to the results of a meta-analysis funded by the UK’s Research Health Technology Assessment program.
A 2-dose quadrivalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series in girls may be as immunogenic as a 3-dose series, but there may be a loss of noninferiority to some genotypes after 2 years.
Urodynamic studies prior to surgery in women with well-characterized stress urinary incontinence may be unnecessary, according to the findings of a recent study.
Positioning sutures away from an intervertebral disc at the promontory may help reduce the risk of disc-related sequelae after sacrocolpopexy, concluded a review of spinal MRIs of women undergoing surgical repair of pelvic organ prolapse.