Higher Costs With Inducing Labor at 39 Weeks? It's Complicated
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers say expectant management, not spontaneous labor, is proper comparison (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 15, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

USPSTF: Counseling Best for Perinatal Depression Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- Final recommendation statement affirms 2018 draft (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 12, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

More Breast-Implant Lymphoma; Assisted Reproduction and Cancer; Chocolate News
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 7, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Pfizer's Trastuzumab Biosimilar Noninferior in Two Breast Ca Trials
(MedPage Today) -- Results similar to branded drug in metastatic, neoadjuvant breast cancer studies (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 4, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Bump in Long-Acting Birth Control Use After Trump's 2016 Win
(MedPage Today) -- Fear of losing coverage may have led more women to seek LARC (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 4, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

D.C. Week: HHS Puts PBMs' Rebates in Crosshairs
(MedPage Today) -- Also: Congress rails against high drug prices, FDA promises more use of real-world evidence (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Prenatal Genomics Testing May Aid in Dx of Certain Birth Defects
(MedPage Today) -- Adding whole-exome sequencing to routine genetic testing ID'd more fetal anomalies (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - February 1, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Bespoke Babies to Prevent CF: Best Use Case or Ethical Bog?
(MedPage Today) -- Bioethicist and pediatrician debate cystic fibrosis gene-editing (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 28, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Personality Traits Linked to Diabetes Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Optimism beneficial, hostility harmful (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 25, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Sleep Apnea Tied to Intubation Risk: Anesthesiology News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, managing pain after a C-section (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 10, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Does Johnson's Baby Powder Cause Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- Milton Packer says the $4.69-billion verdict is about anger, not medicine (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - January 9, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Use of Epidurals for Women in Labor Varies Widely Across U.S.
(MedPage Today) -- Patient and hospital-level factors likely account for most of variance, study finds (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

PCOS Gene Variants; Testosterone and CAD; New Generic Levothyroxine
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Risk of 4 Pelvic Floor Disorders Associated With Delivery Mode (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lower risk of stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and pelvic organ prolapse with cesarean delivery than with surgical and non-surgical vaginal births (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 23, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Good News for Pregnant Women With Psoriatic Arthritis
(MedPage Today) -- No adverse effect on birth outcomes, and many reported fewer joint symptoms during pregnancy (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 22, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Risk of Pelvic Floor Disorders Varied by Child Delivery Mode
(MedPage Today) -- Less likelihood of stress urinary incontinence with C-section, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 19, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

House Members Wrangle Over Fetal Tissue Research
(MedPage Today) -- Witnesses disagree over viability of alternatives (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Levonorgestrel IUD Efficacy and Safety: Evaluations After Five Years (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Low unintended pregnancies and acceptable safety profile in phase III trial bodes well for extended use (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 11, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Morning Break: Kavanaugh Surprise; Generic Price-Fixing; Shyness and'Hangxiety '
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 11, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Smoking in Pregnancy?
(MedPage Today) -- Supplementation missed trial endpoint but showed signal for better lung function (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 8, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Emergency Contraception Requests May Be Sign of Domestic Abuse (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- An important opportunity for intervention and support (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 7, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Levonorgestrel IUD Safe, Effective for 5 Years of Contraceptive Use
(MedPage Today) -- Data from phase III trial finds low rates of unintentional pregnancy, acceptable safety profile (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 7, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Emergency Contraception Requests May Be Sign of Domestic Abuse
(MedPage Today) -- Could represent " important opportunity " for intervention and support (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 5, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Personal Care Product Exposure Tied to Girls' Early Puberty
(MedPage Today) -- Associations weren't seen among boys using parabens, phthalates (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 4, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

SABCS: Translational Before It Was Cool
(MedPage Today) -- Growing, evolving while adhering to founding principles (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - December 3, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Younger High-Risk Women Benefit From Mammography
(MedPage Today) -- Yields in 30-39 age group at high risk comparable to 40-49 group with average risk (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 30, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

USPSTF: Jury Still Out on Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment
(MedPage Today) -- Still insufficient evidence to assess balance of benefits and harms (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

CDC: Abortion Rates Fell to'Historic Lows' in 2015
(MedPage Today) -- Down across demographic groups, but racial/ethnic disparities persist (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 21, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Morning Break: Suicide and Work; Deodorant Huffing Hazard;'Normalizing' Miscarriage
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 16, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Do We Violate Women Under Anesthesia?
(MedPage Today) -- ZDogg, MD, examines EUAs (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 8, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Soft Furniture Doesn't Protect Kids: Study
(MedPage Today) -- Sofas and beds may be squishy, but falling from them still causes injury (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - November 6, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

USPSTF: Evidence'Lacking' for Universal Lead Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Future studies in asymptomatic kids and pregnant women needed (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 31, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Kidney Docs Express Uncertainty About Women's Health
(MedPage Today) -- U.S., Canadian nephrologists especially lack confidence in contraceptive counseling (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

USPSTF: Screen Women of Child-Bearing Age for At-Home Violence
(MedPage Today) -- Task force cites inadequate evidence on screening for elder abuse, abuse of vulnerable adults (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 24, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Immunotherapy Wins in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Atezolizumab-chemo combo extends PFS, OS in metastatic disease (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 21, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Evidence Shaky for Abortion Reversal Procedures
(MedPage Today) -- Some states require informing patients, but experts argue procedure is unproven (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 17, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Morning Break: PHEIC for Ebola? Counting Kicks in Pregnancy; Drug Ad Spending Nears $3B
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 16, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Morning Break: 100,000 Unvaccinated Kids; C-Section'Epidemic'; American Cheese Dies
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 12, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Morning Break: Big Bugs in N.C.; Upside of Health Mega-Mergers; Anti-Gag Rules Rule
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 10, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Push Now or Later: No Difference for Vaginal Delivery
(MedPage Today) -- Rates of spontaneous vaginal delivery similar between immediate and delayed pushing (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 9, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Healthcare Cases in Play With Kavanaugh on Supreme Court
(MedPage Today) -- Overturning Roe unlikely, but more restrictions may be ahead, experts say (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 9, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Healthcare Inequality Extends Beyond Food Deserts
(MedPage Today) -- " Maternity deserts, " healthcare provider bias also need to be addressed, expert say (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - October 2, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mastectomy Not the Only Option in Extensive DCIS
(MedPage Today) -- Lumpectomy plus RT viable if risks, benefits are explained (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Fetal Movement Awareness Flops for Stillbirth Prevention (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- British-Irish study found no reduced risk (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Most HCPs Got Flu Shot Last Season
(MedPage Today) -- But only about half of pregnant women reported flu vaccination (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 27, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Caring About People; The Pill and Cancer; Sniffing Out a Cure
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 27, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Heart Risk Higher for Moms Raising Kids With Birth Defects
(MedPage Today) -- Increase in risk was small but significant in study (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 22, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

' Should I Have Lied?'; Crowdfunded Quackery; More Mammo Controversy
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 20, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Pregnancy Weight Gain Tied to Kids' Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
(MedPage Today) -- Higher risks of hypertension, insulin resistance (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 18, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

High-Dose Folic Acid Flops for Preeclampsia Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- No reduced risk of preeclampsia with treatment vs placebo for high-risk women (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - September 13, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news