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Women with pelvic pain turn to social media for condition information, management

March 01, 2022

A survey in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology revealed that patients with chronic gynecologic pain were twice as likely to use social media to understand or manage their condition than those without pain, at 37.8% vs 19.7% respectively.

Cytology dual-stain biomarker for detecting HPV-driven cervical precancer

December 27, 2021

A prospective observational screening study has concluded a cytology dual-stain (DS) biomarker effectively triages women who test positive for primary human papillomavirus (HPV) and are at higher risk of developing cervical cancer, irrespective of the HPV genotype.

Building a framework for a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pelvic pain therapy

November 15, 2021

“If you want to provide comprehensive care, it is truly impossible as 1 person,” began Jean Uy-Kroh, MD, FACOG, director, Chronic Pelvic Pain Program at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, at AAGL’s 50th Global Congress on MIGS in Austin, Texas.

The truth about aspirin and statin prescription for CVD prevention

September 24, 2021

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of morbidity for women in the United States. Prior to the update in 2020, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there had been no formal guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) specifically addressing CVD in women since 2011.

Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB 8): NOT just another anti-abortion bill

September 23, 2021

On May 19, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas Senate Bill 8 (also known as the Fetal Heartbeat Bill) into law with the statement that this will save lives in the state of Texas. This law is recognized as the most restrictive anti-abortion regulation in the United States today.