New Drug Product: Duavee

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

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.

Cancer Drug for PCOS-Related Infertility

For infertile women with PCOS, letrozole is associated with higher live-birth and ovulation rates than clomiphene.

IUD May Up Breast Cancer Risk

A specific IUD is associated with a greater risk of breast cancer, but not endometrial, ovarian, pancreatic, or lung cancers.

Pregnancy Exercise, Baby's Weight

Physical activity levels during pregnancy influence neonatal body composition, according to a new study.

Remote-Controlled Birth Control

A startup company is developing a wireless contraceptive implant that can be activated and de-activated via remote control and could last for up to 16 ...

Chart: Drugs Used in Pregnancy

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

Videos

News

Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy Benefit Questioned

For women with stage I or II breast cancer without a BRCA mutation, contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) is associated with an absolute 20-year survival benefit of <1%.

Uterine Cancer in Morcellation Increases with Age

For women undergoing hysterectomy by morcellation, the prevalence of uterine cancers is 27 per 10,000, with increased prevalence with advanced age.

Neratinib Demonstrates Potential in Breast Cancer Trial

Puma Biotechnology announced results from its Phase 3 ExteNET trial of neratinib (PB272) for the extended adjuvant treatment of breast cancer.

Gene Marker May Predict Tamoxifen Response in Breast Cancer

Researchers have identified genes that may help predict whether a patient with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancer is likely to benefit from tamoxifen therapy.

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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