HRT Unlikely to Have Cardioprotective Effects
Hormone replacement therapy won't protect postmenopausal women against stroke or heart disease, but don't discount it for symptoms of menopause just yet.
Risk of Type 2 Diabetes after GDM Can Be Reduced
Medical and lifestyle interventions successfully lowered the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with a history of gestational diabetes.
How Well Do You Know a Woman's Heart?
QUIZ: These 5 questions will gauge your general knowledge of how heart disease impacts women.
Do OB/GYNs Carry Stethoscopes?
POLL: Many women consider their OB/GYN their primary care provider. But like your primary care counterpart, do you carry a stethoscope?
Menstrual Cycle Effects Nicotine Cravings
Women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods, so waiting until after ovulation to quit may make the process slightly less difficult.
Should I Steam My Vagina, Doctor?
Gynecologists should expect appointment time with patients to include a discussion about the utility and safety of vaginal steam baths.
Insulin Resistance and Urinary Symptoms
Two new studies have found that metabolic syndrome and weight loss surgery can independently affect urinary symptoms.
Study: Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease
For women with congenital heart disease, the risk of pregnancy and delivery complications isn't as high as expected, new research shows.
Commentary: Understanding Midwife Credentials
CNMs, CMs, CPMs . . . Elaine Germano of the American College of Nurse-Midwives explains the credentials and how they may affect collaboration efforts.
Use of Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy May Lower Child's IQ
A common epilepsy medication is not safe during pregnancy and could lead to developmental problems in children.