January 2022

Menstrual cycle length affects future vascular health

December 28, 2021

According to a recent study, women who experience stable menstrual cycles during the menopause transition have a significantly higher cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk later in life than those who have a late increase in cycle length.

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.

Counseling on adverse events of intrauterine contraception

December 02, 2021

Professionals who provide contraception counseling need sufficient training and resources to offer comprehensive information about adverse reactions of intrauterine contraception, according to 2 web-based discussion boards about sexual and reproductive health.

New risk factors for vulvovaginal candidiasis and recurrence

October 20, 2021

A study in the European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases has identified 2 new risk factors for vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC)—frequency of indigestion of milk and dairy products, and changes in bowel habits.