Obstetrics & Gynecology
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.
As there is currently no treatment option available to slow the progression of preeclampsia, clinicians assess esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor, as a therapeutic candidate for this challenging condition.
Heat-stable carbetocin — an analog of oxytocin — was found to be noninferior to oxytocin in preventing hemorrhage associated with vaginal birth and may be beneficial in low- and middle-income countries.
Numerous cases of vaginal burns or scarring have been linked to the procedures.
Postpartum Pain Management Recommendations From the American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsJuly 26, 2018
A committee from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists formulated several recommendations for safely managing pain and fatigue in women during the early postpartum period.
Vaccinated women and girls living with HIV may be at greater risk for HPV vaccine failure compared with women and girls without HIV.
Recurrent hypertensive disease of pregnancy is associated with increased risk for early all-cause and some cause-specific mortality.
Maternal lithium use in the first trimester of pregnancy may increase the risk for infant malformations.
Metformin use during the first trimester of pregnancy is not correlated with an increased risk of congenital anomalies.
The Kaiser Family Foundation recently released results from a new poll examining the public's view on women's issues.
Depressed mood more common in young pregnant women today than in their mothers' generation.
Women with preeclampsia with severe features had increased right ventricular systolic pressure and decreased global right ventricular longitudinal systolic strain.
Platelet counts of 150,000/mm at time of delivery more common with pregnancy-related complications
Researchers from the University of Bristol found no association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and pregnancy-related hypertensive disorders.
In New Zealand, large proportion did not receive event debrief, referral to social support or specialist
An evaluation assessed the nonhealthcare-related influences that have led to misconceptions about long-acting reversible contraceptives.
Researchers assessed the effect of testosterone, estradiol, dehydroepiandrosterone, and sex hormone-binding globulin levels on coronary heart disease, heart failure, and cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women.
No Additional Benefits With Vaginal Estradiol Tablets, Moisturizers for Postmenopausal Vulvovaginal SymptomsJune 14, 2018
Prescribed vaginal estradiol tablets and over-the-counter vaginal moisturizers may not be more effective than placebos for postmenopausal vulvovaginal symptoms.
Equol-containing nutraceuticals may be beneficial for postmenopausal women with vaginal symptoms.
The FDA approval was supported by findings from a Phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that evaluated Imvexxy (4mcg and 10mcg) vs placebo from baseline to week 12.
A physician report indicates that 4 placebo (non-hormonal) capsules were placed in the first 4 days of therapy instead of active capsules.
Active major depression in women not associated with negative fertility outcomes.
Impact of medications on mother-infant dyad should be considered, as many women breastfeed