New Drug Product: Duavee

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

HRT and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

A new study assessed atherosclerosis progression and risk factors for CVD in healthy recently menopausal women given HRT.

HPV Test Better Than Pap

Primary HPV testing every three years seems to be a better screening alternative to Pap testing every three years.

Dalteparin for Pregnancy Complications

A blood thinner prescribed to pregnant women who have an increased risk of thromboembolic events many not actually be beneficial after all.

Contraceptives and Gestational Diabetes

The type of contraceptives used before pregnancy may influence the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus.

Lose Weight, Lose Hot Flashes?

A behavioral weight-loss program may be effective in helping overweight or obese women lose weight and reduce hot flashes.

Woman Arrested Under Pregnancy Law

A woman was arrested because of a new controversial TN law that considers illegal drug use during pregnancy an assault.

Chart: Drugs Used in Pregnancy

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

Videos

News

CDC: U.S. Teen Birth Rate Down From 1991-2013

From 1991-2013 there has been a consistent decrease in U.S. teenage birth rates.

ACOG: All Pregnant Women Should Receive Influenza Vaccine

All pregnant women should receive influenza vaccine, regardless of their stage of pregnancy, states an American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee Opinion.

New Prenatal Test ID's Multiple Chromosomal Abnormalities

LabCorp announced the launch of the informaSeq Prenatal Test, a non-invasive prenatal screening assay that can assess for multiple fetal chromosomal aneuploidies, or abnormalities in the number of chromosomes from a single maternal blood draw.

Brisk Walking Could Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

Exercise may be a potentially modifiable risk factor for breast cancer in African-American women, according to a new study.

Palbociclib NDA Submitted for Advanced Breast Cancer

Pfizer announced that it has submitted an NDA to the FDA for palbociclib in combination with letrozole for the treatment of postmenopausal women with estrogen receptor positive (ER+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (HER2-) advanced breast cancer who have not received previous systemic treatment for the advanced disease.

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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