An oral selective estrogen receptor modulator approved for treatment of mild to moderate dyspareunia in menopausal women reduced signs and symptoms of atrophy in the vulva, vestibule, urethral meatus and vagina region, according to results of a prospective open-label pilot study
In women with endometriosis, deep dyspareunia is associated with lower sexual quality of life (QoL), according to a study.
Growing evidence that aspirin can prevent preterm birth (PTB) was presented at the 3rd European Spontaneous Preterm Birth Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland.
For in vitro fertilization (IVF), clinical and ongoing pregnancy rates deteriorated with worsening endometriosis, according to results of a recently published retrospective study.
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.
Results of a Phase 3 randomized clinical trial (RCT) suggest that a combination carbapenem/beta-lactamase inhibitor may have potential in treatment of severe drug-resistant gram-negative urinary tract infections (UTI).
Altered maternal vaginal microbiota composition contributes to the pathophysiology of preterm birth (PTB), according to a study of two racially distinct cohorts of US pregnant women.
In cases of very preterm birth, waiting at least 2 minutes to clamp the umbilical cord, coupled with immediate neonatal care with the cord intact, improved outcomes, according to a multicenter study.
Maternal chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is associated with a 16% increase in risk of preterm birth (PTB), with substantial heterogeneity, according to an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
The fetal fibronectin (fFN) test alone had a sensitivity of 66.7% and a specificity of 97.2% in predicting spontaneous preterm birth (SPTB) in symptomatic twin pregnancies, according to a small pilot study of 40 women.