July 2020 | Vol 65 No 07

Though theoretical, the threat of aerosolized viral particles places health care providers at risk. Certain safety measures can be taken. View the full, peer-reviewed article, and more, in this month's edition of Contemporary OB/GYN.

NIH launches clinical trials network to test COVID-19 vaccines and prevention strategies

July 08, 2020

This new network aims to enroll thousands of volunteers in trials testing investigational vaccines and monoclonal antibodies to fight COVID-19.

Aromatase inhibitors for climacteric symptoms in women with breast cancer

July 08, 2020

New research shows that, in postmenopausal women undergoing hormone therapy for breast cancer, aromatase inhibitors (AIs) lead to a reduction in climacteric symptoms and significantly improved quality of life.

Risk factors for candidiasis

July 07, 2020

Candida albicans is the most common etiology for VCC and this study looked at what factors are associated with its molecular detection.

Inducing labor to reduce stillbirths

July 07, 2020

A nationwide study by Swedish researchers suggests that inducing labor at no later than 41 weeks could be one of the few interventions that reduce stillbirths.

Opioid use in women with endometriosis

July 07, 2020

Nearly two-thirds of women newly diagnosed with endometriosis filled an opioid prescription within the first year, according to a US population-based claims study.

Link between hormone replacement therapy and mammographic density

July 06, 2020

The review concluded that the highest increase in MD is among current users of HRT, particularly those taking continuous estrogen plus progestin (CEP).

Cord Blood Awareness: Quick facts

July 06, 2020

For Cord Blood Awareness Month, here are some updated usages and FDA regulations for practitioners using cord blood.

Introducing Dr. Millennial

July 03, 2020

Bridging the generational gap in the physician workforce.

AUGS Consensus Statement: Managing mesh problems

July 03, 2020

The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) released new information on managing mesh problems, which includes guidance, treatment algorithms and ways to optimize treatment outcomes for these complications.

COVID-19 Pregnancy Data in the United States: July 2 Update

July 02, 2020

Data on COVID-19 during pregnancy, as reported by the CDC, in collaboration with state, local, and territorial health departments and external partners.

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