New Drug Product: Duavee

Treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms associated with menopause. Prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis.

"Baby Weight" and Diabetes, CVD Risk

New moms who do not lose excess pregnancy weight in the first year after delivery are at a greater risk of diabetes and heart disease. ...

Social Media, Contraceptive Knowledge

Use of social media in addition to standard contraceptive education is associated with improved patient contraceptive knowledge.

Preconception Stress Ups Infertility

Higher levels of stress as measured by salivary amylase levels are associated with reduced fecundity and increased risk of infertility.

St. John's Wort and Birth Control

The UK Medicinal Products and Healthcare Regulatory Agency is warning women that St. John’s wort can decrease the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives.

Gestational Diabetes Screening

The USPSTF is now recommending GDM screening in asymptomatic pregnant women after 24 weeks of gestation.

FDA: HPV Test Instead of Pap

An FDA panel voted unanimously that a HPV test could be used before or instead of the Pap smear as a first step in cervical ...

Chart: Prenatal Vitamins With DHA

A table of prenatal vitamins that contain DHA including vitamin and mineral content for each vitamin.

Videos

News

FDA Advises on Laparoscopic Power Morcellation in Hysterectomy, Myomectomy

The FDA is discouraging the use of laparoscopic power morcellation for the removal of the uterus or uterine fibroids in women based on a recent analysis of currently available data.

First Generic Ortho Evra Patch Launched

Mylan announced that it has launched Xulane (Norelgestromin/Ethinyl Estradiol Transdermal System) 150/35mcg per day, the generic version of Janssen's Ortho Evra transdermal patch.

Adverse Neonatal Outcomes with Increasing Maternal BMI

Increases in maternal body mass index (BMI) are associated with increased risks of adverse perinatal and neonatal outcomes.

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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