Will a Novel Intravaginal Ring Be the Future of HIV Prevention?
Use of an intravaginal ring with a pod to drug tablets may provide protection against HIV—that’s the hope, at least. Read on to find out how monkeys responded.
Environmental Toxins Are a Scary Subject for Most OBs
Obstetricians agree they should have a role in reducing pregnant women’s exposure to environmental toxins, but most fail to discuss the subject with patients.
For Sperm, Quality Trumps Age in Fertility Treatment Outcomes
For sperm donors, a man's age doesn't matter in achieving a live birth with donor insemination or IVF provided his sperm quality is good, research confirms.
New Info on the Safety of A/H1N1 Flu Vaccine in Pregnancy
Evidence mounts that flu vaccine in pregnancy is safe, but congenital anomalies need to be better defined and slight increases in maternal outcomes explained.
Cinnamon: An Ingredient for PCOS Management
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) experiencing light or infrequent periods may improve menstrual cyclicity by taking cinnamon supplements, evidence shows.
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.
Hypertension, Habitual Snoring, and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
In hypertensive pregnant women, snoring is a strong indicator of obstructive sleep apnea, a sleep disorder that may be associated with poor pregnancy outcomes.
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