Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) use among sexually active female adolescents in Rochester, New York, rose from about 4% before a local community intervention to roughly 24% after the initiative.
Adolescent and young adult women with endometriosis are twice as likely to experience dyspareunia as those without endometriosis, according to a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Sexual transmission of COVID-19 is unlikely, according to a new international study published in Fertility & Sterility.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting a virtual workshop, Pregnancy and Maternal Conditions that Increase Risk of Morbidity and Mortality, to discuss the clinical causes of maternal morbidity and mortality and to develop a research agenda targeted at its clinical causes.
Dr. Sarah Dotters-Katz is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist and obstetrician and gynecologist at Duke Health in Durham, N.C. One of her research interests is clinical infectious diseases and how they impact pregnancy.
New research by Finnish investigators shows a significant link between maternal hypertension and mental health disorders in children.
Air pollution exposure during pregnancy may result in physical growth delays after birth, according to a new study by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health.
New research suggests that certain sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as Trichomonas vaginalis and Neisseria gonorrhea, may contribute to a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes and preterm birth (PTB) in adolescents.
A new study suggests that polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may be linked to the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and the Hippo pathways.
A study designed to inform a new World Health Organization (WHO) guideline shows that positive motherhood is what matters to postpartum women.