Combined cases of 3 sexually transmitted diseases reached an all-time high in the US in 2018. Which 3? It's a test of your STD IQ.
Published in JAMA Network Open, results from the first US trial of home-based sampling for human papillomavirus show that mailing kits to underscreened women could increase cervical cancer screening.
A recent research letter in JAMA looked at crowd-diagnoses via social media to determine whether they were for a second opinion after seeing a health care professional.
Hysteroscopic removal of intrauterine devices (IUDs) during the first trimester is a viable option for patients who wish to continue their pregnancy, according to a presentation at the AAGL 2019 Global Conference.
A presentation at the 2019 AAGL Global Congress described how advanced administration of pre-operative oral analgesics could reduce patient usage of immediate post-operative opioid use following minimally invasive hysterectomy.
Ranging from sexual function among cancer patients to how lifetime estrogen exposure affects late-life cognition to state strategies to address opioid use, these were Contemporary OB/GYN's selections for the top gynecologic studies published in October 2019.
The diagnostic capability of diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) to assess vertebral marrow changes in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis has been confirmed by a prospective study published in La radiologia medica and it may be a safer alternative to DEXA.
A prospective study published in Menopause has found that postmenopausal women who consume the equivalent of more than two 12-oz servings of soft drinks per day are at a significantly higher risk of hip fracture than postmenopausal women who drink less than one serving a day.
Research from the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology indicates that menopausal white women gain significantly more abdominal fat than black women, potentially increasing their risk of type 2 diabetes and CVD.
Menopausal women with frequent night sweats have more sleep, but that may not be a plus for brain function, according to a study presented at The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Chicago in September.