New Drug Product: Duavee

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

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Vaginosis

A new study suggests that high doses of vitamin D may not help prevent the return of bacterial vaginosis (BV).

Pap Testing Overuse Factors

Demographic variables associated with overuse of Papanicolaou (Pap) testing have been identified.

Limit Fried Foods, Even Before Pregnancy

What women eat prior to conception may be as important as what they eat during pregnancy when it comes to gestational diabetes risk.

Spotting as Endometriosis Marker with Infertility

Premenstrual spotting for two or more days is associated with endometriosis in women with infertility.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Rates Identified

As many as one in 20 U.S. children may have health or behavioral problems related to alcohol exposure before birth.

Worse Perinatal Outcomes with Eating Disorders

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

Chart: Drugs Used in Pregnancy

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

News

Quinolone Use During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

Quinolones and fluoroquinolones are effective broad-spectrum antibiotics that are used to treat numerous infections; however, concerns about possible teratogenic effects seen in animal studies have limited their use during pregnancy.

Amneal Launches Generic Activella

Amneal announced the launch of Lopreeza (estradiol and norethindrone acetate) tablets, the generic version of Novo Nordisk's Activella.

Mastectomy Rates Up in Women Eligible for Lumpectomy

A rising number of early-stage breast cancer patients who are eligible for lumpectomy are nonetheless undergoing mastectomy.

Electrical Nerve Stimulation May Ease Vestibulodynia

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) may be useful as an additional treatment in the management of therapy-resistant provoked vestibulodynia (PVD).

More Infants Born at Full Term, But Fetal Death Rate Unchanged

More babies are being born at full term, resulting in fewer infant deaths, but the number of fetal deaths - defined as deaths of fetuses at ≥20 weeks' gestation - stayed about the same from 2006-2012.

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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