Explore the latest in obstetrics and gynecology, including recent guidelines and advances in assisted reproduction, cancer screening, and more.
This Danish population-based cohort study examines the associations between the entire span of gestational age at birth and socioeconomic outcomes, measured as educational achievements, personal income, and primary source of income, in young adulthood.
This case report describes 2 patients with recalcitrant vulvar lichen sclerosus treated with erbium YAG laser
This Medical News article is an interview with Denis Mukwege, MD, cowinner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
This case-control cohort study compares the total number of opioid pain medications prescribed after gynecologic and abdominal surgery, the number of requests for opioid prescription refills, and postoperative pain scores and complications before and after implementation of an ultrarestrictive opioid prescription protocol.
This cohort study compares proportions of women in provincial prison vs women in the general population who were up-to-date for cervical cancer screening between 2006 and 2013 in Ontario, Canada.
This Viewpoint reviews the benefits and risks of risk-reducing mastectomy in otherwise healthy women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations to inform discussions about the proceeding with or foregoing the procedure, and it calls for continued research to understand how to better individualize risk and prevent disease nonsurgically.
This secondary analysis of the Women’s Health Initiative randomized clinical trial and observational study cohort investigates the association between body fat and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women with normal body mass index.
This Medical News article is an interview with the director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development about its Human Placenta Project.
This before-and-after cohort analysis assesses whether implementing a recommendation of antenatal magnesium use at an institutional level in 2009 resulted in fewer subsequent cases of moderate or severe cerebral palsy.
This study estimates the association of treating gestational diabetes with metformin vs insulin with child growth and development.
This population-based case-control study investigates the association of prenatal exposure to medications that interfere with different neurotransmitter systems with the risk of autism spectrum disorders in offspring in a birth cohort of individuals with and without the disorder.
This population-based cohort study examines the risk of maternal mortality or severe morbidity, adverse fetal and infant outcomes, and spontaneous preterm delivery after short interpregnancy intervals in both younger and older Canadian women.
This study examines 2 longitudinal studies to investigate the association between a mother’s first-trimester exposure to phthalates and the delay in her young child’s language development.
This cohort study uses data from the Nurses’ Health Studies to evaluate associations between use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.
This cohort study of Swedish register data examines the association between polycystic ovary syndrome and cancer risk in females aged 15 to 50 years between 1985 and 2009.
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