A number of risk factors have been found for gestational hypertension/preeclampsia (GH-PE), and a new study from Taiwan suggests endometriosis is one of them, and a significant and independent risk factor at that.
A study of menstrual effluent showed that there are significant differences between samples taken from patients with endometriosis and healthy controls, indicating that analysis of menstrual blood may have potential as a noninvasive diagn
In a Swiss comparative trial, diclofenac was found to be inferior to norfloxacin for treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI).
Findings from a recent study indicate that trimethoprim 200 mg BID for 3 or 7 days is the most effective antibiotic for uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI) when levels of local resistance to the drug are < 30%. However, when it is ≥ 35%, a single dose of fosfomycin 3g or nitrofurantoin 100 mg BID for 7 days is more cost-effective.
Higher levels of distress were linked to increased vaginal sexual symptoms, worry about dyspareunia, dissatisfaction with a relationship, and concerns about body image in a study looking at sexual well-being among cervical cancer survivors.
A lower-dose estradiol vaginal cream than is currently available in the United States was an effective and well-tolerated treatment for dyspareunia in postmenopausal women, according to a recent phase 3, randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
Women who complain of dyspareunia are four times more likely to have endometriosis than healthy women, according to a study.
According to researchers, laparoscopic treatment can significantly improve the sex lives of women with endometriosis by relieving deep dyspareunia.
The route of delivery of a child does not have a long-term effect on female sexual dysfunction in primipara mothers, according to a study.
Although most young people have a healthy sex life, many—and particularly young women— may have one or more sexual dysfunction issues, according to results of health survey.