Bob Kronemyer


Freelance writer for Contemporary OB/GYN


Changes to insurance coverage for postpartum women during pandemic

June 23, 2022

A research letter in JAMA Health Forum found significant improvements in consistent postpartum coverage in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, driven by increases in consistent Medicaid and lower rates of Medicaid loss for postpartum mothers.

Self-monitoring blood pressure during pregnancy with hypertension

June 23, 2022

A study in JAMA found that pregnant women with chronic or gestational hypertension who self-monitored their blood pressure via telemonitoring failed to achieve improved blood pressure control compared to usual care of blood pressure measured by health care professionals at regular antenatal clinics.

Drug treatments show microbiome changes in women with mixed vaginitis

June 21, 2022

A study published in Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology observed significant vaginal microbiome alterations in patients with bacterial vaginosis (BV) plus vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) mixed vaginitis before and after drug treatment.

MRI to diagnose endometriosis

June 17, 2022

A review of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for diagnosing endometriosis and related diseases in the Korean Journal of Radiology has found that the medical imaging technique can help in the early and accurate diagnosis of ovarian endometriotic cysts and deep infiltrating endometriosis (DIE), while avoiding the need for invasive procedures and radiation exposure, due to MRI’s high contrast and objectivity.