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PCOS Ups Health and Hospitalization Risks
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for metabolic and heart diseases and nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized.
Two New Drugs Show Promise for Endometriosis
Two new compounds, oxabicycloheptene sulfonate and chloroindazole, were successfully tested in early studies to treat endometriosis.
Accountability Can Be a Weighty Issue
An annual exam, a road, and good intentions--sound familiar?
Weight Gain in Pregnancy Linked to Sex of Baby
Pink or blue? New research shows that low gestational weight gain early in the pregnancy is correlated with having a baby of a certain sex.
Insulin Resistance and Urinary Symptoms
Two new studies have found that metabolic syndrome and weight loss surgery can independently affect urinary symptoms.
DXA Versus BMI for Determining Metabolic Health
In this video, Steven R. Goldstein, MD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU, discusses new research he presented in October at the 25th annual North American Menopause Society meeting.
Maternal Weight Affects How Embryos Develop
Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
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