The Thing We Don't Know About C-Sections
Despite the prevalence of the procedure, there is no proven best way to prevent surgical site infections related to cesarean sections.
Study Reveals Why Flu Is Dangerous in Pregnancy
Severe influenza in pregnancy is a hyperinflammatory disease and not a state of immunodeficiency as previously thought.
Go-To Guide for Clinical Care of Midlife Women
Look no further: The North American Menopause Society has issued recommendations that offer the latest information for managing a woman's health through menopause.
Major Gaps in Endometriosis Diagnosis, Treatment
The clinical and scientific realms of endometriosis have significant gaps, highlighted by persistent delays in diagnosis and underestimates of harm.
Bras or No Bras for Breast Health?
Just in case your patients ever ask, wearing a bra is in no way associated with breast cancer risk.
Pregnant Teens Should Be Screened for Pica, Study Suggests
Pregnant teens are more likely to engage in pica, a behavior characterized by compulsive cravings for nonfood items. Anemia may have something to do with it.
Tips for Navigating Prenatal Genetic Testing
Amniocentesis, CVS, noninvasive prenatal testing, microarray . . . the rapid advancements in prenatal genetic testing can be dizzying. These 7 expert tips can help navigate the gamut.
Can E-Alerts Reduce Surgical Site Infections?
Texts, emails, and voicemails may prove effective in getting surgical patients to follow preadmission instructions aimed at reducing surgical site infections.
PCOS and Infertility: Is a Breast Cancer Drug the Answer?
Letrozole, a breast cancer drug, was compared with clomiphene as a fertility treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Find out which drug performed best.
Calcium Supplements Reduce Risk of Preeclampsia, Preterm Delivery
High blood pressure, preeclampsia, and preterm birth can all be reduced with calcium supplements in women who eat a low-calcium diet, an analysis finds.