Endometriosis is an independent risk factor for developing placenta previa, according to a case-control study published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth.
Although patient characteristics may not able to predict postoperative complications from laparoscopic treatment, procedural factors appear to be predictive of perioperative complications.
Postmenopausal women who reported 5 hours or less of sleep per night had increased rates of low bone mineral density (BMD) and osteoporosis, according to research from JBMR.
New research from BMC Geriatrics reinforces the importance of pain management and exercise for osteoporotic patients.
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.
New research in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Maternal Medicine has found that cervical length measurement is a reliable indicator for predicting preterm delivery in women with threatened preterm labor.
A large population-based cohort study in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology concluded that maternal prepregnancy impaired fasting glucose increases risk of preterm birth.