Obstetrics & Gynecology
The North American Menopause Society has found that postmenopausal women with a breast cancer diagnosis may have vitamin D deficiency as well as higher rates of obesity.
According to the Imvexxy prescribing information, women should generally be started at the 4mcg dosage strength with dosage adjustment guided by clinical response.
Investigators sought to determine clinical predictors to identify risk for perinatal recurrence in women with bipolar disorder.
Extreme differences in daily photoperiod during pregnancy may be related to risk for lifetime depression in offspring.
No association was observed between prenatal vaccination of Tdap vaccination and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder risk in children.
Many women are unconvinced of the potential harmful effects of marijuana use in pregnancy due to the lack of available evidence.
Supplementation linked to higher BMI z score at age 6 years but no higher proportion of obese children.
Increases in use of 1 or more contraceptive methods, dual-method use, long-acting reversibles.
For expectant mothers with chronic hypertension, labor induction after 38 weeks of gestation may prevent hypertensive complications without increasing the risk of cesarean delivery.
For women with pregnancies at high risk for trisomy 21, performing cell-free DNA tests over direct invasive karyotyping procedures did not reduce the risk for miscarriage.
The 5 topics addressed by the 11-member expert panel include epidemiology, clinical presentation, therapeutic effects of antidepressants, effects of hormone therapy, and the effectiveness of other therapies (eg, psychotherapy, exercise, natural health products).
Investigators assessed whether adrenal suppression with low-dose dexamethasone improved IVF outcomes.
Investigators sought to determine the effect of vitamin D deficiency on the success of ovarian stimulation in women with PCOS or unexplained infertility.
Although exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life is recommended by several health organizations, there may be a delay before abundant maternal milk production is established.
But less than one-half and one-quarter are exclusively breastfeeding through 3 and 6 months.
Obese women have significantly higher bacterial biomass of lower diversity at the incision site.
The first live birth after a uterus transplant was achieved in Sweden in 2014, followed by 4 more births, all from uteri provided by living donors.
Stroke risk 19% lower with breastfeeding for 1 to 6 months; stronger link for longer duration.
While it is now well-established that having MS should not limit patients' reproductive choices, this was not always the case.
The NDA included data from two Phase 3 clinical trials (VENUS I and VENUS II), all four Phase 3 European Union registration studies, and real-world data of >700,000 women with uterine fibroids across 80 countries.
Cesarean delivery frequency may be significantly reduced with induction of labor at 39 weeks in low-risk nulliparous expectant mothers.
The International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health convened an expert consensus panel to discuss the use of androgens in the management of genitourinary syndrome of menopause.
In a move that shocked world health officials, the Trump administration indicated its opposition to a resolution intended to encourage breastfeeding among new mothers
Investigators examined the relationship between menstrual cycle characteristics in adolescence and early adulthood and the risk for early natural menopause.
However, increased vitamin D levels in early pregnancy not correlated with reduced pregnancy loss.
ROM tests are used to aid in diagnosing ruptured membranes in pregnant women through analysis of vaginal secretions.
Findings based on study of Bangladeshi women and infants, a population with known deficiency.
fT3 and fT3-to-fT4 ratio correlated positively with gestational diabetes at the first and second trimester.
High total HDL cholesterol in postmenopausal women may mask heart disease risk.
International evidence-based guidelines include 166 recommendations and practice points to improve health outcomes of women with PCOS.