March 15th 2023
A model to estimate the optimal number of oocytes to try to fertilize during assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment predicted that 43.4% of oocyte retrievals were day 3 transfers; hence, exposing all oocytes to sperm is recommended.
March 8th 2023
Abnormal uterine bleeding patterns detected among women with obesity, hyper- and hypothyroidism, endometriosis in Apple Women’s Health StudyJanuary 11th 2023
In an effort to identify abnormal bleeding patterns and their prevalence and confirm existing and expected associations, a study was conducted as part of Apple’s larger Women’s Health Study.
Ovarian cancer and medical cannabis research: Michelle Kendall’s legacy of research, advocacy, and changeDecember 9th 2022
In this recent interview, Bruce Kendall and Dr. Hinanit Koltai of the Volcani Institute share the inspiring story of the late Michelle Kendall and how her passion for science and research brought them all together to study medical cannabis as a potential treatment for ovarian cancer.
Diagnosing and treating the adolescent with irregular menstruationNovember 8th 2022
At the 2022 AAP National Conference & Exhibition, a professor from the Baylor College of Medicine discusses how to develop an approach to investigate menstrual disturbances for adolescent patients and understand treatment options.
Caring for the gynecologic needs of the adolescent patientOctober 1st 2022
In a recent presentation at at the Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) 25th Annual Conference, Carri Holton, MSN, WHNP, discussed gynecological complications that adolescents may face and offered practical treatment options.
Electronic health record tracking system may improve follow-ups after abnormal Pap resultsSeptember 30th 2022
An improved electronic health record tracking and reminder system improves patient follow-up after abnormal Pap results and increases compliance with ASCCP guidelines, according to a poster presentation at the Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) 25th Annual Conference in Houston, Texas from September 28 to October 2022.
Survey addresses concerns regarding reproductive health care communication in women with RA, PsASeptember 29th 2022
Although the proportion of women treated with biologics continues to grow, data on treatment recommendations among both physicians and female patients of childbearing age remain limited.
UTIs: Why did you have to go and make things so complicated?September 19th 2022
Although hospitalizations due to urinary tract infections have increased, there are some investigational antibiotics in clinical trials. Here is a review of some of these therapies in the pipeline.
Despite improved risk profiles, women with type 1 diabetes face increased CVD riskSeptember 13th 2022
An analysis of data from a pair of landmark diabetes studies is providing insight into the differences in prognostic value of cardiometabolic risk factors for predicting incident cardiovascular disease events among men and women with type 1 diabetes.
Researchers interview transgender and gender expansive individuals regarding genitourinary health issuesSeptember 9th 2022
"Our goal is to understand the lived experiences of people on gender-affirming hormonal therapy, as it relates to their urinary and sexual health,” said first author Paige De Rosa, MD, urology resident at the University of Iowa, Iowa City.
FDA turns down new drug application for oral UTI treatmentJune 27th 2022
The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) sent a response letter to Spero Therapeutics regarding its New Drug Application (NDA) for tebipenem pivoxil hydrobromide (tebipenem HBr) to treat complicated UTIs, saying the application lacks sufficient data.
Case report: Robot-assisted revision surgery for a transgender womanJune 23rd 2022
A 54-year-old transgender woman presented at Cleveland Clinic with vaginal stenosis. She was seeking surgical revision after complications from gender affirmation surgeries performed at other care centers failed to establish a functional neovagina.
Zinc-containing vaginal gel for the prevention of recurrent vaginal infections: a pilot trialJune 16th 2022
Zinc plays a pivotal role in the body to prevent infection and maintain epidermal balance. At the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, a poster presentation showed that using a zinc-containing vaginal gel may decrease the reoccurrence of vaginal infections in women.
How prevalent are urinary tract injuries during gynecologic surgeries?June 16th 2022
During the poster session of the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, 2 researchers shared their study insights, which honed in on key risk factors for urinary tract injuries during major surgery.
Collaboration, patient representation, and why this is the best time to be alive were the themes of the AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting presidential addresses this yearJune 15th 2022
Two physicians, one from the United States, one from Brazil, extol the virtues of being a member of AUGS and IUGA, and how there is no time like the present when it comes to medicine.
How much do women really know about pelvic floor physical therapy?June 15th 2022
During a poster session of the 2022 American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association’s 47th Annual Meeting, researchers shared a study that investigated baseline knowledge of patients with pelvic floor therapy.