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Changes to two previously unstudied genes are the centerpiece of a new theory regarding the cause and development of endometriosis, a chronic and painful disease affecting one in 10 women.
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Before Deborah Cohan settled into her second round of chemotherapy, she dunked her brown ringlets in water and was fitted with a tight, silicone and neoprene cap that would cool her head to just above freezing.
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Obstetrics/Gynecology Surgical Procedure Volumes' includes procedure numbers available as a dataset and coded into a unique ICD9 nomenclature.
13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Providing women with access to no-cost contraception doesn't spur them to make riskier sexual choices, according to a large study published in the Obstetrics & Gynecology journal this week.
14 hrs ago | Science Daily
A physician offers a description of the recommended approach to diagnosing and treating Group A streptococcus in pregnant and postpartum women.
A new, joint series called 'Obstetric Care Consensus' is being introduced by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Women and teen girls participating in a study that provided free birth control did not take up riskier sexual practices as a result, contrary to fears among some social conservatives, a new study shows.
According to a new government report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more American women are having out-of-hospital births.
Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research , Vol. 37, No. 6. , pp. 553-562, doi:10.1111/j.1447-0756.2010.01396.x Aim:a Greater antenatal weight or body mass index gains may lead to larger fetuses and thus increase the risk for operative deliveries, such as cesarean deliveries.
Researchers at Northwestern University developed this two-inch intravaginal ring which contains both contraceptive medication and an antiretroviral drug that can protect against HIV.
Mississippi mothers who choose to deliver their babies two weeks early see them die at more than three times the rate of regular births, statistics show.
Yet another new Arizona abortion law has resulted in a lawsuit. The latest lawsuit, filed by Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Center for Reproductive Rights, alleges a new regulation that restricts how medicated abortions are administered is unconstitutional.
Several fertility clinics across the country are beginning to administer testosterone, either through a patch or a gel on the skin, to increase the number of eggs produced by certain women undergoing in vitro fertilization .
By the end of March, the Province of Manitoba will no longer be offering free HPV vaccines to women between the ages of 18 and 26. ) Obstetrician gynecologist Denise Black said she thinks it could be a mistake to make women pay out of pocket for the vaccine.
A Swedish research team practices before the operations to transplant wombs at the Sahlgrenska Hospital in Goteborg, Sweden A Swedish doctor says four women who received transplanted wombs have had embryos transferred into them in an attempt to get pregnant.
"Being a mom is everything I ever dreamed of and more," Amy Wruble said, "We were able to have this beautiful healthy child so I figured certainly we should be able to have another one.