A new analysis calls into question current wisdom about the best strategy for cervical cancer screening.
Judith M. Orvos, ELS
Although training or access to training in abortion has been a mandated part of the core curriculum for ob/gyns residents, a new survey has found that many programs are not providing education in that area.
Although human papillomavirus testing with urine is slightly less sensitive than using cervical samples, it may be easier for women than going to a doctor’s office for a Pap smear.
A new analysis shows that in half of the United States, an incapacitated woman’s advanced directive about health care can be invalidated if she is pregnant.
A newly approved drug can significantly reduce the risk of fractures, but it carries a distressing "black box" warning.
Testing circulating concentrations of placental growth factor could improve diagnostic time in suspected preeclampsia cases.
The proposed changes address mammographic technology, enhancing quality standards, and improving the way results of screening are handled throughout the healthcare system.
An analog of an endogenous human hormone has been approved as treatment, but it comes with a steep price tag.
The much-anticipated results of an injectable progestin clinical trial did not align with previous research.
A new study suggests that changes in the fetal brain caused by infections during pregnancy may be linked with autism and possibly depression.