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Probiotics and Gestational Diabetes Control

Probiotics and Gestational Diabetes Control

February 7th 2015

SMFM

Probiotics don't improve the metabolic health of women with GDM but may help those at risk for future metabolic and cardiovascular disease.

Treating VVA: Objective and Subjective Measure of Benefit

January 15th 2015

NAMS

Approved treatments of menopause-related symptoms can have narrow indications, but they may offer broader relief of the most bothersome menopause symptoms.

MD Training, Specialty Affect Menopause Treatments

MD Training, Specialty Affect Menopause Treatments

December 6th 2014

ASRM

Two studies revealed that treatments for symptoms of menopause differed based on when physicians trained and perception of patient understanding.

Common Chemical Associated With Low Sex Drive in Women

Common Chemical Associated With Low Sex Drive in Women

November 26th 2014

ASRM

As a result of concern over widespread phthalate exposure, pregnant women were studied to determine their phthalate level and its effect on reproductive health.

Q&A: How New Technology Can Improve GYN Surgery

Q&A: How New Technology Can Improve GYN Surgery

November 20th 2014

AAGL

Ever wonder about investing in 3D technology, the best candidates for LESS, and the utility of dual-function instruments? Here's one OB/GYN's opinion.

Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids

Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids

November 8th 2014

ASRM

Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.

Improving Sexual Function in Postmenopausal Women

November 6th 2014

NAMS

How much does ospemifene really help in the improvement of sexual function in postmenopausal women? David Portman, MD, discusses new study findings.

High Dairy Intake Improves Reproductive Outcomes

High Dairy Intake Improves Reproductive Outcomes

November 1st 2014

ASRM

Women with high dairy diets have higher live birth rates after IVF; maternal diets high in butterfat can ameliorate effects of BPA exposure on embryos in rats.

Reproductive Counseling for Transgendered Men in Sweden

Reproductive Counseling for Transgendered Men in Sweden

October 31st 2014

ASRM

There is little research on preserving fertility in transgendered men. Research from Sweden provides some evidence on reproductive counseling in these patients.

Novel IVF Technology: Safe and Effective, May Cut Costs

Novel IVF Technology: Safe and Effective, May Cut Costs

October 30th 2014

ASRM

The use of an intravaginal incubation device in IVF is found to be a safe and effective alternative to lab incubation of embryos, and it may reduce costs.