A recent study examined which primary symptoms affect health-related quality of life in patients with endometriosis-related pain.
Secondary analysis of a trial investigating the effects of surgical management of colorectal endometriosis examined whether intervention effectively improved postoperative fertility rates, including the ability to conceive naturally.
The most important component of caring for women who report painful sexual exchange with vaginal penetration is for the clinician to simply bring up the topic during an office visit, according to one ob/gyn.
A recent study examined similarities and differences between women who were exposed to sexual abuse and those with dyspareunia and is the first to actively compare these groups.
A recent study looked at which approach to second-stage labor results in higher spontaneous vaginal delivery rates and lower rates of maternal and neonatal complications. PLUS: What makes hospitals safe for mothers and babies? ALSO: Does eating meat increase risk for breast cancer?
Similar to population screening of newborns for over 30 genetic conditions, routine genomic screening for all patients is becoming increasingly viable.
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Gestational diabetes may be prevented with lifestyle changes but early intervention is vital. A new blood test may be able to diagnose as early as 10 weeks into pregnancy.
Pregnant women with severe nausea are increasingly turning to cannabis. But it may expose their fetuses to health risks.
Every year, nearly all of the 6 million women who get pregnant in the US will take medication while they are pregnant or breastfeeding, but this population often is excluded from clinical research. PLUS: Do contemporary hormonal contraceptives reduce ovarian cancer risk? ALSO: Are breastfeeding intentions associated with infant health?