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

CitraNatal Basic, OTC Pre-Pregnancy Supplement Launched

Mission Pharmacal announced the launch of CitraNatal basic, an over-the-counter (OTC) prenatal vitamin for pre-pregnancy nutritional support.

Study: Racial Disparity With Fertility Treatment Outcomes

Black women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are only about half as likely as white women to become pregnant, and the racial disparity persists even when donor eggs are used.

Eating Disorders Associated with Adverse Perinatal Outcomes

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

Extra Year of Trastuzumab Ups 10-Year Survival Rates for Breast Cancer

Adding a year of trastuzumab (Herceptin) to standard chemotherapy improves overall survival by 37% and raises 10-year overall survival rates from 75 to 84%, according to new research.

The Beverages That Help, Hinder Fertility in Men

A man's caffeine intake could hamper the success of a couple's infertility treatment, while mild alcohol use by would-be fathers might help boost the odds of pregnancy through in vitro fertilization (IVF),

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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