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Becky Ellis


Should We Test More Drugs on Pregnant Women?

August 08, 2013

With 64% of pregnant women in the U.S. taking at least one medication during pregnancy, experts are arguing that it’s unethical not to include them in the testing of new drugs.

Physicians Aren't Happy; 59% Say, 'Don't Become a Doctor'

July 16, 2013

Forty-two percent of physicians say they are ‘dissatisfied’ or ‘very dissatisfied’ in their medical practices, and 59% say they are unlikely to encourage a young person to go into medicine.

Local Estrogen Treatment Improves Sexual Satisfaction in Postmenopausal Women and their Partners

June 17, 2013

After treating vaginal atrophy with local estrogens, sexual satisfaction for postmenopausal women and their male partners improves, according to the results of a survey published online in the journal Menopause.

Managing Pelvic Pain with Complementary and Alternative Medicine

May 07, 2013

One in seven women will experience pelvic pain in her lifetime, and between one- and two-thirds will have chronic pain that persists for more than three years. But although it’s common, it can be one of the most difficult and frustrating conditions physicians treat.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hysteroscopic Morcellation for Removal of Fibroids

December 20, 2012

Treatment of fibroids with hysteroscopic morcellation has pros and cons. For in-office treatment, the advantages and disadvantages are described here.

AAGL 2012: Establishing Safe Zones for Laparoscopic Port Placement in Obese Patients

November 08, 2012

In obese patients, laparoscopic ports should be placed more than 10 centimeters from the midline to minimize the chance of injury to epigastric vessels, according to research presented at the 41st Global Congress of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.