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COVID does affect pregnant women more severely

COVID does affect pregnant women more severely

November 1st 2020

ACOG

As experts evaluate emerging evidence and the pattern of information that comes about, there is a consistent theme that pregnant women are more severely affected by COVID-19.

Elagolix effective for heavy menstrual bleeding due to uterine fibroids in wide range of women

Elagolix effective for heavy menstrual bleeding due to uterine fibroids in wide range of women

November 1st 2020

ACOG

“There is a large unmet need in the uterine fibroid space for noninvasive treatment options,” said Ayman Al-Hendy, MD, Ph.D., lead author of the analysis and a professor of ob/gyn at The University of Chicago.

Dr. Chaniece Wallace (1990-2020)

Dr. Chaniece Wallace (1990-2020)

October 30th 2020

ACOG

The devastating loss of 30-year-old Chaniece B. Wallace, MD, highlights the glaring racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity in the U.S.

Contraception lessons for 2020

Contraception lessons for 2020

October 29th 2020

ACOG

“Telehealth visits serve to ensure patient-centered, shared decision-making counseling, as well as allowing the provider to confirm that the patients are good candidates with no contraindications for their method of choice,” Eve Espey, MD, MPH, said.

Impact of vaginal cleansing and azithromycin on cesarean surgical site infections

Impact of vaginal cleansing and azithromycin on cesarean surgical site infections

October 29th 2020

ACOG

Principal investigator Johanna Quist-Nelson, MD, was inspired to complete the study during her training after observing how difficult it was for patients who experienced wound infections after cesarean.

Timing of induction of labor

Timing of induction of labor

October 27th 2020

ACOG

Is 39 the new 41 when it comes to weeks of gestation for induction of labor?

New ASCCP consensus guidelines for managing abnormal cervical cancer screening test results

New ASCCP consensus guidelines for managing abnormal cervical cancer screening test results

October 26th 2020

ACOG

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ (ACOG) 2020 Virtual Conference starts this Friday, Oct. 30, with presentations by preeminent experts in ob/gyn.

Vasomotor symptom severity not linked to any clinical event in menopause

Vasomotor symptom severity not linked to any clinical event in menopause

October 1st 2020

NAMS

A secondary analysis of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)-Calcium and Vitamin D (CaD) clinical trial has concluded that vasomotor symptom severity is not linked to any clinical event.

Highlights from NAMS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Highlights from NAMS 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

September 29th 2020

NAMS

In this video, Senior Editor Angie DeRosa interviews Nanette Santoro, MD, Chair of the 2020 Scientific Program Committee for the Virtual Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

Trauma’s relation to poor sleep and health in midlife women

Trauma’s relation to poor sleep and health in midlife women

September 29th 2020

NAMS

Poor sleep occurs frequently among midlife women, which is significantly linked to childhood and adult trauma, according to a prospective study presented at the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).