Accelerated biological aging was seen in women who had severe menopausal vasomotor symptoms (VMS) on enrollment in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study (WHI-OS), or late-occurring VMS (at enrollment but not at/during their reported menopause transition, according to a study in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
A new systematic review and meta-analysis suggests that women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may be at increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes such as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM).
Miscarriages and preterm birth (PTB) can be a difficult experience for expectant mothers, and many seek out positive support systems to help cope.
“Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020” is led by Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Representatives Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Alma Adams (NC-12).
Editor-in-Chief Catherine Y. Spong, MD, gives her perspective on what ob/gyns can learn from the pandemic as the specialty is business as usual in an otherwise stark hospital.
Risk of labor induction and cesarean delivery is increased in nulliparas who are obese, and use of misoprostol or insertion of a Foley balloon often fails in these patients, for reasons that aren’t fully understood.
Authors in Peru have reported on what may be the earliest positive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for SARS-CoV-2 in serum from a neonate, which occurred 16 hours after birth.
Jamie Barretto is a 34-year-old first-time mother who lives on Long Island. She wrote this first-person perspective on how life has changed in her world since she found out she was expecting in October.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has sent another letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as of May 15 requesting relief funding for ob/gyns.
Public endorsement for potential benefits of the marijuana plant is at an all-time high.