Rachel Zimlich, RN, BSN

Articles

Is body fat linked to endometriosis?

May 18, 2022

Rates of endometriosis are generally higher in leaner women, yet there still seems to be a connection between the presence and placement of fat tissue and the development of endometriosis. One study team sought to find out why.

Twice weekly maintenance therapy ideal for recurrent yeast infections

April 22, 2022

Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC)—commonly known as a yeast infection—is a problem many women face at some point. About half of all women have had at least 1 of these infections clinical diagnosed, and between 6% and 10% are believed to develop a recurrent form of this condition with 3 to 4 or more episodes in a single year, according to a new report.

Experts call for better newborn screening to take advantage of novel therapies

February 17, 2022

Many new therapies have been developed over the past decade to treat disorders that are often present at birth and early treatment can lead to better outcomes. However, the screenings for newborns have been slow to adapt.

Quality of life in women with deep infiltrating endometriosis and combined oral contraceptives

January 20, 2022

There are a number of effective treatments, but a recent study sought to investigate how well oral contraceptives in particular could help reduce symptoms—while preserving sexual quality of life—in women with particularly severe forms of endometriosis.