Women with eating disorders—present or past—are at increased risk of adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes, according to research from JAMA Psychiatry.
Judith M. Orvos, ELS
According to research published in Menopause, vaginal atrophy—a treatable condition—appears to be the most impactful factor for perimenopausal women and declining sexual function.
Published in JAMA Network Open, results from the first US trial of home-based sampling for human papillomavirus show that mailing kits to underscreened women could increase cervical cancer screening.
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.
Results of new research from American Journal and Obstetrics & Gynecology suggest that naltrexone may be an option for pregnant women who use opioids.
In adolescents, detection of a cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) infection may signal an increased risk of detection of the virus in the oral cavity, but incidence declines after vaccination, according to research from JAMA Network Open.
A new analysis of data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) suggests that older women who do regular physical activity—even just walking—may have a lower risk of fracture than their peers who are sedentary.
These are Contemporary OB/GYN's selections for five of the most noteworthy obstetric-focused studies that were published in October 2019.
A new analysis of electronic health record (HER) data suggests that identifying and treating anemia in women who present for vaginal delivery may help lower risk of postpartum anemia.
The agency issued the guidance in response to concerns that some women are not receiving and/or understanding information about the risks and benefits of the devices.