New Drug Product: Duavee

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

Stopping SSRI Use, Miscarriage Risk

Increased miscarriage risk was seen in a new study, whether women received SSRIs during early pregnancy or discontinued use before pregnancy.

First Male Contraceptive Injection?

Vasalgel, the first male contraceptive injection, is anticipated to enter its first clinical trial beginning in 2015.

Aspirin for Preeclampsia Prevention

The USPSTF is recommending low-dose aspirin for preeclampsia prevention in high-risk pregnant women.

Oral Contraceptive Use, Panic Disorder

Use of oral contraceptives may be associated reduced occurrence of panic disorder (PD) or diagnosis.

Menopause and Breast Inflammation

Body mass index (BMI) and postmenopausal status are independently associated with breast white adipose tissue (WAT) inflammation.

Are Celiac Disease, Infertility Linked?

The question of whether celiac disease impairs a woman’s fertility is discussed in a new study .

Chart: Drugs Used in Pregnancy

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

News

Tracking Estrogen-Progestin Use Over the Past 40 Years

The use of estrogen-progestin has varied over the past 40 years, peaking in the 1990s and declining in the early 2000s

This HbA1c Threshold Can ID Diabetes in Early Pregnancy

An HbA1c threshold of ≥5.9% can identify all women with gestational diabetes in early pregnancy.

Women with IBD: Recommendations for Treatment During Pregnancy

Overall pregnancy outcomes for women with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are not much different from women without IBD; these disorders should not discourage women from becoming pregnant.

Higher Cesarean Risk Tied to Low Delivery Volume by Doctors

The odds of cesarean delivery are increased for patients who undergo delivery by obstetricians with low delivery volume.

Oral Olaparib Plus Chemo Beneficial in Ovarian Cancer

For heavily pretreated, advanced ovarian cancer patients, an oral tablet inhibitor of poly ADP ribose polymerase, olaparib, can be safely administered with a weekly carboplatin/paclitaxel regimen

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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