Myomectomy surgical choice considerationsMarch 17th 2022
A recent study compared the effectiveness of open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgery in terms of outcomes and post-operative pregnancy success, and found that minimally invasive methods were best, according to a study published in JBRA Assisted Reproduction.
“I want to do this for my baby”: The woes of pregnancy and addictionMarch 10th 2022
Substance use disorder may prove to be a significant issue for some mothers. In this article, experts discuss a case of addiction in pregnancy, analyzing the patient's medical history and psychosocial state.
Resources to combat physician burnoutMarch 9th 2022
A recent interview with ob-gyn Matthew T. Siedhoff, MD, shed light on some of the unique challenges physicians face that contribute to burnout, like long hours and the pressure of perfection. Here are some of Siedhoff's go-to resources to stave off everyday stress.
Beating burnout: Habit-hacking tips for bringing wellness back into your lifeMarch 9th 2022
Burnout is uniquely pervasive in medicine, regardless of specialty, making physicians more susceptible than the average person. Matthew T. Siedhoff, MD, MSCR, discusses warning signs to watch for and shares his habit-hacking tips to refocus your routines and bring wellness back into your life.
History of spontaneous abortion linked to increased risk of gestational diabetesMarch 8th 2022
An analysis of data from more than 100k pregnant women suggests a history of spontaneous abortion was associated with an 18% increase in risk of subsequent gestational diabetes, with a history of multiple spontaneous abortions associated with an even greater risk.
Study shows risk of BV, VVC increase with young age, limited education and low incomeMarch 4th 2022
The incidences of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) are especially high in young women, and women with a limited education and low-family income, according to a nationwide cohort study in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases.