Yoga for Incontinence? A Small Pilot Study Shows Some Benefit
Strengthening pelvic floor muscles through yoga just may be helpful for women with urinary incontinence, particularly stress incontinence.
Don’t Let Flawed Studies Guide Screening Mammo Decisions, Experts Say
Mammography screening for breast cancer saves lives: this should be the message that physicians spread to colleagues and patients, say leading experts.
The Most Hotly Anticipated Ob/Gyn Research of 2014
New research expected this year will bring about significant changes to clinical practice. Here, society leaders share what’s on their radar for 2014.
The Leadership Report: The Best Ob/Gyn Research from 2013
What research from the past year will have the most significant impact on women's health care? The leaders of five major ob/gyn societies weigh in.
Upping Vitamin D Levels Improves Lipid Profiles in Postmenopausal Women
Calcium and vitamin D supplementation can improve cholesterol levels in postmenopausal women, lowering the “bad” cholesterol and increasing the “good.”
Even Limited Alcohol Use in the First Trimester Has Adverse Effects
Maybe that one glass of wine isn’t so harmless. New research suggests that even small amounts of alcohol in the first trimester can increase the risk of adverse outcomes.
Evidence Mounts for Effectiveness of National HPV Vaccine Program
Three doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine was more effective in preventing high-grade cervical abnormalities than other types and more effective in younger women.
New Study Finds Reproductive Coercion to Be Prevalent
A striking number of sexually active women experience reproductive coercion by their male partners, and their ability to use contraception and plan pregnancies may be compromised.
Oral Misoprostol for Labor Induction Is a Good Substitute for Costlier Vaginal Insert
Hourly titrated oral misoprostol provides a steady-state drug level and is an effective substitute for dinoprostone vaginal insert, new research shows.
Does Lifestyle Advice Affect Outcomes for Overweight Pregnant Women?
Lifestyle advice, including diet and exercise information, can reduce the number of infants who are born weighing more than 4 kg (8.8 lb) among overweight and obese pregnant women, research shows.