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

Statins May Reduce VTE Risk Associated with Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy (HT) is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), but can statins (often used concurrently with HT in postmenopausal women) reduce this occurrence?

Gestational Diabetes In-Utero Exposure Ups Later Diabetes Risk

In-utero exposure to gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) increases the likelihood of developing diabetes or prediabetes among obese adolescents.

For Acne, Oral Contraceptives, Antibiotics Comparable at Six Months

At six months, oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) are comparable to systemic antibiotics for acne management.

Low Birth Weight Linked to Diabetes Risk in Black Women

Low birth weight is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes in black women, independent of body mass index.

Government Proposes Compromise for Companies that Object to Contraceptive Coverage

Responding to a Supreme Court ruling handed down late in June, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise path that it said would allow women to obtain contraceptives through their health plan, while respecting the views of companies that objected to the provision on religious grounds.

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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