Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary OB/GYN website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.
Thank you for visiting the Contemporary OB/GYN® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, October 23 - Friday, October 27, 2023), and click each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) Cervical cancer cases rising in regions with health inequity
The annual percentage changes of cervical cancer incidence and mortality in Appalachian Kentucky from 2009 to 2019 were 2.9% and 4.5% respectively.
2.) Maternal comorbidity associated with cesarean birth
In a recent study, patients with a higher maternal comorbidity score were at an increased risk of cesarean delivery.
3.) Therapeutic touch and music improve sleep during menopause
In a recent study, therapeutic touch and music independently improved sleep quality in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women.
4.) Enhancing contraceptive use among female smokers
Women of reproductive age often use combined hormonal contraceptives, which are available orally, as a vaginal ring, or as a transdermal patch. However, CHCs are associated with increased risks of venous thromboembolism and myocardial infarction (MI).
5.) How reactive oxygen species impact cervical cancer risk
In a recent study, an association was found between reactive oxygen species and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.