Obstetrics & Gynecology
Treatment with oral clindamycin for pregnant women with bacterial vaginosis in their first trimester does not reduce the risk of late miscarriage or very preterm delivery.
Nine in 10 women experience multiple symptoms prediagnosis; 8 in 10 of them consult a doctor.
Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and the Henry Ford Health System analyzed patient data from African-American women aged 23 to 35 years (N=1553) who were participating in the NIEHS Study of Environment, Lifestyle, and Fibroids (SELF).
Tissue-Selective Estrogen Complex May Benefit Postmenopausal Women With Vaginal Bleeding, Breast DiscomfortNovember 09, 2018
Switching to tissue-selective estrogen complex from hormone therapy may benefit women with breast discomfort or vaginal bleeding.
There is a lack of consensus among experts and professional organizations whether HCV screening in pregnant women should be risk based or universal.
Based on data from 40 jurisdictions, increase from 5.2 to 5.6% in GDM from 2012 to 2016.
The number of cesarean deliveries has nearly doubled from 2000 to 2015, with overuse occurring most frequently in middle- and high-income countries.
Prenatal exposure to phthalates is associated with language delay in children.
Women in states with paid family leave policies have a modestly greater likelihood of exclusively breastfeeding at 6 months.
Researchers developed a 4-phase life stress interview to determine whether women with chronic urogenital pain could derive benefits from disclosing stressors and gaining awareness of links between stress, emotions, and symptoms.
Higher levels of estradiol were inversely associated with carotid artery intima-media thickness progression in the early postmenopausal cohort but positively associated with it in the late postmenopausal group.
Preeclampsia seems to be associated with an increased risk for dementia, especially vascular dementia, with a stronger correlation for late-onset disease.
Rates of preterm birth, low-birth weight lower among low-income women.
Paying a surrogate to carry a fetus shoehorns a fourth, and fifth, party into the already tight therapeutic triangle formed by the biological mom, fetus, and physician.
The expanded approval was supposed by safety and efficacy data from the Phase 3 ACCESS IUS trial (N=1751) in women receiving Liletta. In the trial, Liletta demonstrated >99% efficacy in preventing pregnancy for up to 5 years in a broad patient population.
The use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy may not greatly increase the risk for major congenital malformations in offspring.
Higher risk for problems seen among black women, women with other health conditions.
Rate of spontaneous vaginal delivery similar for immediate pushing or waiting for 60 minutes.
One of the goals of the US Department of Health and Human Services National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan is to eliminate mother-to-infant transmission of HCV infection.
Many cases of vaginal foreign body are unusual and often difficult to detect.
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy and gestational diabetes may increase the risk for hot flashes during menopause.
Use of ondansetron for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy does not appear to be associated with birth defects.
Patients undergoing robotic hysterectomy were found to report comparable pain scores when receiving celecoxib perioperatively or ketorolac postoperatively.
The recent Supreme Court decision on crisis pregnancy centers is expected to complicate the future of some health laws.
As healthy levels of folic acid, iodine, magnesium, vitamin D, and iron demonstrate improved outcomes in pregnancy, understanding of the function of these essential nutrients on health would benefit family practitioners caring for women of childbearing age.
These findings suggest an increased risk for postpartum depressive symptoms in mothers with gestational diabetes, independent of depressive symptomatology during pregnancy.
A 32-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with gradually worsening generalized headache 8 days after giving birth to her second child.
"Moral norms" in the medical domain must be applied to pregnant women and their physicians.
Researchers created a 3-part online survey to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and barriers of primary care providers and gynecologists regarding vulvovaginal atrophy.
Findings among diverse population of overweight, obese women.