New research indicates that Hispanic and non-Hispanic black women have higher postpartum pain scores but receive fewer opioids while hospitalized after delivery than their white counterparts
Medicaid patients are less likely to receive sterilization at time of cesarean, and the reason may surprise you.
Published research from Sexually Transmitted Diseases indicates a woman’s risk of vulvovaginal candidiasis could be increased by certain personal behaviors as well as the composition of her vaginal microbiota.
Although prior research indicated that intravenous (IV) ondansetron in pregnancy could increase risk for congenital malformations, a follow-up study, recently published in JAMA Psychiatry, has refuted those findings.
Two randomized phase 3 trials of safety and efficacy of bremelanotide 1.75 mg have found that the drug significantly improved sexual desire and related distress in premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.
Women with endometriosis seeking pain relief may want to consider cannabis or cannabidiol (CBD), according to a recent study presented at the 2019 American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists Global Congress.
Research presented at the 2019 American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Global Congress in Vancouver indicates that women with preoperative depression are at a greater risk of increased opioid use following hysterectomy.
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.
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.