Go Digital for Mammography
Digital mammography is superior to screen-film mammography, and the digital technology has other patient benefits as well, a new study finds.
The Role of Pregnancy in Cardiovascular Disease
The number of live births a woman has had may indicate her risk of heart disease, adding to evidence that body changes in pregnancy play a role in cardiovascular disease.
How Distressing Is IVF for Patients?
Patients undergoing IVF do better with strong social support, but many of these patients feel isolated and don’t share their fertility struggles. Can mindfulness help?
Antidepressants Increase Risk of Preterm Delivery
Antidepressant use in pregnancy increases the risk of preterm birth. However, untreated depression is serious, and the needs of the mother must come first.
New Data Underscore the Dangers of H influenzae Infection in Pregnancy
Miscarriage and stillbirth can occur in pregnant women with Haemophilus influenzae infection. Here, new data quantify the risk and reveal which bacteria type poses the most threat.
Does Stress Hinder Fertility?
Clinically meaningful data about stress and fertility has been reported by Longitudinal Investigation of Fertility and the Environment (LIFE) study researchers.
Improving Care in Women in False or Early Labor: Study
New research reveals opportunities to improve care in women in latent labor and tips to keep them happier when you send them home.
New Findings Could Improve Surgical Treatment of Prolapse, SUI
The two widely used surgeries for apical prolapse work equally well for both apical prolapse and stress urinary incontinence two years postsurgery, research shows.
Gestational Diabetes May Indicate Early Atherosclerosis
A history of gestational diabetes could be a risk factor for later heart disease, highlighting that reproductive complications may unmask future disease risk.
Fertility Prospects After Tube Removal for Ectopic Pregnancy
A head-to-head comparison of salpingotomy and salpingectomy finds that removing the affected tube after an ectopic pregnancy doesn’t affect fertility as expected.