Interpreting Failed Results on NIPT
SMFM 2015: A failed result on noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT) may provide insight into what subsequent tests may find, research reveals.
Are Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Inherited?
New research from SMFM 2015 shows women whose mothers had preeclampsia or low birth weight are more likely to have the condition in pregnancy.
Probiotics and Gestational Diabetes Control
Probiotics don't improve the metabolic health of women with GDM but may help those at risk for future metabolic and cardiovascular disease.
MD Training, Specialty Affect Menopause Treatments
Two studies revealed that treatments for symptoms of menopause differed based on when physicians trained and perception of patient understanding.
Common Chemical Associated With Low Sex Drive in Women
As a result of concern over widespread phthalate exposure, pregnant women were studied to determine their phthalate level and its effect on reproductive health.
Q&A: How New Technology Can Improve GYN Surgery
Ever wonder about investing in 3D technology, the best candidates for LESS, and the utility of dual-function instruments? Here's one OB/GYN's opinion.
Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids
Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.
High Dairy Intake Improves Reproductive Outcomes
Women with high dairy diets have higher live birth rates after IVF; maternal diets high in butterfat can ameliorate effects of BPA exposure on embryos in rats.
Reproductive Counseling for Transgendered Men in Sweden
There is little research on preserving fertility in transgendered men. Research from Sweden provides some evidence on reproductive counseling in these patients.
Novel IVF Technology: Safe and Effective, May Cut Costs
The use of an intravaginal incubation device in IVF is found to be a safe and effective alternative to lab incubation of embryos, and it may reduce costs.