Cautious Use of Prenatal Antibiotics Advised

Women whose children are at risk for developing asthma should avoid antibiotics to the extent that they can, a study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology reports.

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Pap Testing Overuse Factors

Demographic variables associated with overuse of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing have been identified.

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Vaginosis

A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of bacterial vaginosis (BV).

Spotting as Endometriosis Marker with Infertility

Premenstrual spotting for two or more days is associated with endometriosis in women with infertility.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Rates Identified

As many as one in 20 U.S. children may have health or behavioral problems related to alcohol exposure before birth.

Worse Perinatal Outcomes with Eating Disorders

Maternal eating disorders are associated with adverse pregnancy, obstetric, and perinatal health outcomes.

Chart: Drugs Used in Pregnancy

Review this newly updated chart on drugs used in pregnancy for quick information when you need it.

News

Laparoscopic, Abdominal Hysterectomy for Fibroid Tumors Compared in Study

Laparoscopic hysterectomy with morcellation is associated with better outcomes than abdominal hysterectomy for women with presumed fibroid tumors, according to new research.

Fish, Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Survival After Breast Cancer

High intake of fish and long-chain ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) is associated with reduced all-cause mortality after breast cancer.

Endo Society Supports Thyroid Screening for Some Women

The Endocrine Society has issued a response to the USPSTF's final recommendation statement on screening for thyroid dysfunction.

Study: Pregnant, Breastfeeding Women Not Consuming Enough of This Nutrient

Results from a large birth cohort study suggest women may not be consuming enough omega-3 to meet the recommendations for pregnancy and lactation.

First-in-Class Test to Aid IVF Embryo Selection Approved

Auxogyn announced the availability of the Eeva Test to help the embryo selection process by taking images of the embryos during the incubation period.

Case Studies

Are Postpartum Women Prone to IUD Uterine Perforation?

Are Postpartum Women Prone to IUD Uterine Perforation?

Ms. R, a 28-year-old G1P1 presents at four weeks postpartum requesting long-acting contraception via an IUD.

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Case Reveals More Underlying Conditions

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Case Reveals More Underlying Conditions

Mrs. A, a 35-year-old G2P2 reports for an annual exam and contraceptive counseling as a new patient to your practice. She states that her menstrual cycles are "regular," occurring monthly, but reports heavier bleeding, often passing clots. She also is experiencing increased cramping with her periods.

Postmenopausal Palpable Ovary Discovered

Postmenopausal Palpable Ovary Discovered

Mrs. E, a 55-year-old G1,P1 presents as a new patient, having just moved to the area. She admits to "missing" her annual GYN exams for "several years." She describes herself as "healthy and active" and states that she engages in regular exercise (walking).

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