Correcting Anemia From Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Can Improve QOL
Treating anemia early with iron replacement therapy can significantly improve quality of life in women with heavy menstrual bleeding, new research finds.
Evidence Shows 3D Mammography Improves Cancer Detection Rates
Breast tomosynthesis may be worth the extra cost to patients for breast cancer screening. Research shows the 3D technology finds more invasive cancers earlier.
Behavioral Health Gives Clues to Risk of Preterm Birth
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and a major depressive episode during pregnancy are predictors of preterm delivery, independent of SRI or benzo use.
Antipsychotic Meds in Pregnancy: Higher Doses Ups Risks for Neonates
New study results may alleviate concerns about use of antipsychotics in pregnancy. However, higher doses often mean more problems for baby.
Trend of Chemo Before Surgery Bucks Standard of Care for Ovarian Cancer
Chemo after surgery for ovarian cancer is the standard of care, but new research discovers that many women, particularly older women, are undergoing chemo before surgery.
Surveillance for Maternal Mental Health Should Be Extended
The extent and timing of maternal depression is being underestimated, according to new research, highlighting the need for improvement in maternal depression screening.
The Genetics of Preterm Birth: True Labor or False Labor?
New research may have found a way to better predict whether women with threatened preterm labor are in true labor or false labor.
Should the Exit Age for Cervical Cancer Screening Be Extended?
The highest rates of cervical cancer occur in women aged 65 to 69, according to new estimates. This suggests that screening guidelines may need to be reconsidered.
Do Labor Inductions at Term Improve Chances for a Vaginal Delivery?
Is labor induction or expectant management better in term or post-term pregnancies? The findings from a new meta-analysis offer some insight.
Stillbirth Prevention and Severe SGA and LGA
New research finds that obstetricians may be overlooking an at-risk group for implementing stillbirth prevention strategies.