Armando Butera


PTSD significantly associated with cognitive decline in midlife women

Women with the highest PTSD symptoms level experienced significantly worse rates of change regarding learning and working memory.

Rebekah Bernard, MD


How to recognize and help a physician colleague in emotional distress

Although it may be hard for us to admit, physicians face the same types of mental health conditions as our patients.

Lindsay Fischer


Premenopausal ER+ breast cancer recurrence reduced significantly with aromatase inhibitors

Compared with tamoxifen, aromatase inhibitors were revealed to be more effective in reducing the rate of recurrence in ER+ breast cancer among premenopausal women receiving ovarian suppression.

Frances Grimstad, MD, MS


Inclusion is not erasure

Antitransgender discourse reinforces attacks on reproductive rights.

Melina L. Dendrinos, MD


How to help adolescents choose the right contraceptive

Discover effective counseling techniques and overcome barriers to empower adolescents in making informed decisions about contraception, fostering trust, confidentiality, and autonomy in reproductive health care.

Gina Mauro


Novel drug has potential to ‘become new standard of care’ in advanced, ER-positive breast cancer

The study results — which were presented during the 2021 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium — indicated that elacestrant, a selective estrogen receptor degrader (SERD), led to a 30% reduction in the risk of disease progression or death compared with standard of care in the study population.

Eric Surrey, MD


The Management of Chronic Gynecologic Conditions During COVID and Beyond

Experts discuss management of women’s health including chronic pelvic pain resulting from endometriosis and heavy menstrual bleeding from uterine fibroids. They also discuss ways to help improve patient-provider communications and overcome the normalization associated with non-malignant gynecological conditions.

Oben Ojong, DO


Dermatoses of Pregnancy

Curbside Consults delivers expert perspectives from physicians outside of the OB/GYN specialty to provide insight into various health issues affecting pregnant women. This new section is the brainchild of Editorial Advisory Board member Christine Isaacs, MD.

Stanley Plotkin, MD


Historical Difficulty in Safely and Effectively Preventing CMV

Experts discuss the trajectory of CMV awareness and vaccine development efforts.

Maria Ferrera, MD, PhD


Mental health services for women with first-episode psychosis

It is time for gender-sensitive first-episode psychosis services.

Jeff Bendix


COVID-19 pandemic showcased importance of care coordinators in primary care practices

Coordinators provided vital human connection for patients, study finds.

Sawsan As-Sanie, MD


Endometriosis: Takeaway Points

Endometriosis experts describe their takeaway points messages on the management of endometriosis.

Julia Cron, MD


What patients need to know about virtual Well Woman visits

As the pandemic forces health care to adapt, virtual Well Woman visits can be offered as a safe approach to timely care.

Titus Leo


Four strategies to alleviate health care staff burdens amid labor shortages

Technology can support processes for relief in a tight labor market.

Louise Wilkins-Haug, MD, PHD


Managing fetal sex discordance in cfDNA

This article presents a clinical algorithm and four cases to consider.

Sarah Simko, MD, PhD


Surgical treatments for endometriosis

Laparoscopy remains the gold standard for diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

Rachel C. Forcino, PHD, MSC, Postdoctoral Fellow


Why shared decision-making matters more than ever

Sweeping policy-level implementation efforts have mandated SDM in other areas of medicine; similar mandates could impact ob/gyn.

Jill Murphy


People with depression may be more susceptible to COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

The research team found that levels of depression are at least 3 times higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christina P.C. Borba, PhD, MPH


Perspectives on global women’s mental health

This diverse group of women came together to explore the challenges in treating mental illness in patients who identify as female.

Diamond Goodwin, MD, MHS


How to manage endometriosis-associated pain

Pain mechanisms are multifactorial, complex, and still poorly understood.

Peter A. Ory, MD


Hysterosalpingography for boomers to zoomers

Although the hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is the oldest special radiologic procedure, first performed over 110 years ago, it remains an essential part of the evaluation of the infertile couple.

Elaine L. Duryea, MD


Enhanced Recovery After Cesarean Section

Cesarean delivery is the most commonly performed surgery in the United States, with over 1 million infants delivered this way each year. Maternal morbidity and mortality rates in this country are higher in women undergoing cesarean delivery. To improve these outcomes, experts make a case for the application of several ERAS principles to obstetric-specific issues.

Sandra Fyfe


Study: Progestin-only pills more effective than previously thought

A literature review published in the journal Contraception finds progestin-only pills (POP) may be more effective than expected.

Anthony Opipari, MD


Vulvar infection in patient with acute myeloid leukemia

This vulvar infection rarely is seen but presents an intriguing case.

Christina L. Herrera, MD


Prepare for the unanticipated: Placenta accreta spectrum

Placenta accreta spectrum presents a complex obstetric challenge, characterized by the abnormal adherence of the placenta to the uterine wall, often leading to potentially life-threatening hemorrhage.

Leah Kuntz


What TikTok could mean for adolescent mental health

TikTok has over 1 billion users and dominates youth culture. Is it damaging their mental health?

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