Narrowband imaging (NBI) at laparoscopy was able to detect additional areas of endometriosis not identified by standard white light, according to results of a study in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
While obesity has been shown to have a strong correlation with an increased risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, the results from a large-scale, multicenter analysis show that the inverse may actually be true for younger women. PLUS: Women with denser breast tissue have higher recall and biopsy rates and increased odds of screen-detected and interval breast cancer, according to a recent study.
An analysis by Danish investigators published in JAMA shows that taking oral fluconazole during pregnancy is associated with a significant increased risk of spontaneous abortion. Plus: What persuades parents to vaccinate for HPV? Also: Does prenatal exposure to lithium increase risk of congenital malformations?
Gynecologists are faced with a number of hereditary cancer tests. Understanding benefits and limits is key to counseling patients.
Ob/gyns have a responsibility and can no longer be passive in this genomic era.
Readers respond to an editorial from Dr. Lockwood on hormonal contraception and breast cancer as well as an editorial on burnout and depression in medical students.
The goal of this article is to review these challenges and the evidence behind measures to address challenging IUD insertions.
Two Contemporary OB/GYN readers share their experiences with losing a patient.
Mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the United States can be eliminated with the help of obstetricians.
Ob/gyns can take simple steps to help patients understand their personal health information, promoting better outcomes.