Case Report Suggests COVID Tied to Irreversible Hearing Loss Case Report Suggests COVID Tied to Irreversible Hearing Loss
A single case report suggests that COVID may be tied to permanent hearing loss, but one expert not involved in the case says there is no evidence to support causation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 14, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Half of Brachial Plexus Injuries Occur Without Shoulder Dystocia Half of Brachial Plexus Injuries Occur Without Shoulder Dystocia
Brachial plexus injury often is thought to co-occur with shoulder dystocia, but the two complications appear to be unrelated.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 1, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Why Are So Few Drugs Tested for Safety in Pregnancy? Why Are So Few Drugs Tested for Safety in Pregnancy?
Expectant mothers have long been excluded from clinical trials. Some experts say this practice needs to change.Undark (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 1, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Revamping Mentorship in Medicine Revamping Mentorship in Medicine
Why the current system fails underrepresented physicians — and tips to improve it.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Combination Beats Misoprostol Monotherapy on Cost-Effectiveness Combination Beats Misoprostol Monotherapy on Cost-Effectiveness
Although ACOG recommends a combination of mifepristone and misoprostol for the medical management of miscarriage, some physicians may hesitate because of the high cost of mifepristone.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 29, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Black Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and'Feel Cared For'Black Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and'Feel Cared For '
Black women are looking to home birth as a way not only to avoid COVID-19 but also to shun a health system that has contributed to Black women being 3 to 4 times more likely to die of childbirth-related causes.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

One-Off Blast of RT, Rather Than Weeks, for Early Breast Cancer One-Off Blast of RT, Rather Than Weeks, for Early Breast Cancer
New long-term results with targeted intraoperative radiotherapy (TARGIT) show similar efficacy to whole breast external beam radiotherapy, which is still the standard of care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Federal Investigation Finds Hospital Violated Patients' Rights Federal Investigation Finds Hospital Violated Patients' Rights
It remains unclear just how many newborns were separated from their mothers as a result of the policies. Lovelace Women's Hospital did not admit to any wrongdoing but reported that the practice has been halted.ProPublica (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Cancer Treatments Bring Concerns for Hospitalists Cancer Treatments Bring Concerns for Hospitalists
Advances in cancer treatment have brought a range of potential issues that hospitalists are likely to see in admitted patients, many of which can escalate quickly into life-threatening emergencies.The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

New Data on Birth Defects With Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy New Data on Birth Defects With Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy
Data from the large National Birth Defects Prevention Study suggest venlafaxine was associated with the most birth defects and escitalopram the fewest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 18, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Does Stirrup Choice Influence Vaginal Surgery Outcome? Does Stirrup Choice Influence Vaginal Surgery Outcome?
"The difference of the angles at the femur is not inherent to the type of stirrup but in the method in which the patients were positioned using the two different types of stirrups."Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Only 42% Would Get Vaccinated Against COVID Only 42% Would Get Vaccinated Against COVID
' If and when a coronavirus vaccine becomes available, will you get vaccinated? 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Appendix May Be Common Site of Endometriosis Appendix May Be Common Site of Endometriosis
' In the women with appendiceal endometriosis, only 26% had an appendix that looked abnormal. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Treating Breast Cancer During COVID-19:'Indispensable'Treating Breast Cancer During COVID-19:'Indispensable '
In the midst of a pandemic, how can oncologists best continue therapy for their patients with breast cancer? The experts define treatment protocols and priorities.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Hematology-Oncology Article Source Type: news

Postpartum Tubal Ligation Safe in Women With Obesity Postpartum Tubal Ligation Safe in Women With Obesity
' Even among women in the highest BMI category, this procedure is safe and effective. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

More Than Half of Doctors Now Part of Healthcare Systems More Than Half of Doctors Now Part of Healthcare Systems
Study finds big jump in hospital employment from 2016 to 2018; what will happen as a result of the pandemic remains to be seen.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Reduce Likelihood of Infection After Hysterectomy Reduce Likelihood of Infection After Hysterectomy
' Implementation of bundled interventions and an institutional focus on reducing infection can successfully reduce the burden of posthysterectomy infectious morbidity. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Educating Providers on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting Educating Providers on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
Be aware of possible risk factors, including a mother or sibling with a history of FGM/C, or patients with a country of origin, birth country, or travel history to a country where FGM/C is practiced.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

When a Contagion Comes, Women Bear a Heavy Burden When a Contagion Comes, Women Bear a Heavy Burden
Although contagions like COVID-19 might kill more men, the impact of a pandemic on women's lives is vast and understudied.Undark (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 4, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Downturn Triggers Jump in Medicaid Enrollment The COVID-19 Downturn Triggers Jump in Medicaid Enrollment
People with concerns about catching the coronavirus avoided seeking care and figured they didn't need the coverage.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - July 28, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

New Vaginal Gel Contraceptive: Who's It For? New Vaginal Gel Contraceptive: Who's It For?
This new on-demand method has one very big downside for women trying to avoid pregnancy.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - July 13, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Analysis: How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly Analysis: How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly
The United States is the only developed nation unable to balance cost, efficacy and social good in setting prices.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - July 8, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Migraine Often a Deciding Factor in Pregnancy Planning Migraine Often a Deciding Factor in Pregnancy Planning
Migraine can significantly affect a woman's decision to become pregnant, especially those who are younger and have menstrual or chronic migraine, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Nonforensic Autopsies More Common in Blacks Than Whites Nonforensic Autopsies More Common in Blacks Than Whites
Black decedents were significantly more likely to undergo nonmandatory autopsies compared with white decedents, and such autopsies have declined overall, researchers found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - June 29, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

I Gave Birth During the COVID-19 Pandemic I Gave Birth During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Leana Wen, MD, is an emergency physician, public health professor, and former health commissioner of Baltimore. She describes her experience in delivering a baby during the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Botox: A New Option for Endometriosis Pain? Botox: A New Option for Endometriosis Pain?
Botulinum toxin injections into the vagina appears to relieve pain associated with endometriosis by relaxing the pelvic floor muscles, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 9, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

International Consensus Statement Combats Obesity Stigma International Consensus Statement Combats Obesity Stigma
Statement targets multiple fronts calling for an end to the"pervasive, resilient form of social stigma" associated with the disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Guideline in Reproductive Health for Rheumatic Diseases New Guideline in Reproductive Health for Rheumatic Diseases
Among its many recommendations, the guideline strongly advises that women with RMD considering pregnancy switch to pregnancy ‐ compatible medication and pause to assess its efficacy and tolerability.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 5, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

CMS Aims to Reduce Physician Burden While Improving Quality CMS Aims to Reduce Physician Burden While Improving Quality
The federal agency unveiled new'rules of the road'for setting standards for quality care and its oversight of measures to improve patient safety and reduce physician burden.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - February 25, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Endometriosis: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges Endometriosis: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges
Noninvasive diagnostic methods and novel treatments are on the horizon for this debilitating and painful condition.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - January 1, 2020 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

No Link Between Abortion and Suicide Attempts No Link Between Abortion and Suicide Attempts
Abortion does not increase a woman's risk of attempting suicide, calling into question state policies that require providers to tell women about its potential mental health risks, including suicide.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - November 20, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

It's OK to Use Vaginal Estradiol Cream Longer Than 4 Weeks -- Here's Why It's OK to Use Vaginal Estradiol Cream Longer Than 4 Weeks -- Here's Why
Recent guidance stating that women should limit their use of vaginal estradiol cream for safety reasons is not based on the evidence.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 30, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Proton Beam Therapy Completes Step Toward Breast Cancer Use Proton Beam Therapy Completes Step Toward Breast Cancer Use
Phase 2 trial findings show rates of disease control and toxicity that are similar to historic standards, paving the way for randomized trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 17, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Does One Ectopic Pregnancy Lead to Another? Does One Ectopic Pregnancy Lead to Another?
And does a history of ectopic pregnancy affect outcomes of later intrauterine pregnancies?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 15, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Dieting Doesn't Have to Be Drastic to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Dieting Doesn't Have to Be Drastic to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes
Study suggests a"window of opportunity" in the first few years after diagnosis of type 2 diabetes during which modest weight loss, without need for extreme calorie restriction, can lead to remission.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 8, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Let the Women Decide Menopausal Hormone Therapy: Let the Women Decide
Dr Andrew Kaunitz recommends keeping our eyes on the'big picture'in decisions about the use of menopausal hormone therapy.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 7, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Oral Contraceptives Tied to Psychiatric Symptoms in Teens Oral Contraceptives Tied to Psychiatric Symptoms in Teens
Use of oral contraceptives is associated with an increased risk for depressive and other psychiatric symptoms in teenage girls, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 2, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

To Prevent Dementia, Focus on the Heart To Prevent Dementia, Focus on the Heart
We have the strongest evidence to date that what's bad for the heart is also bad for the brain.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 26, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

High-Intensity Surveillance Decreases CRC Risk After Adenoma High-Intensity Surveillance Decreases CRC Risk After Adenoma
A modeling study predicts benefit for high-intensity surveillance in these patients; experts emphasize the need for high-quality studies to establish evidence-based surveillance policies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 23, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Estrogen Therapy After Oophorectomy: Age Matters! Estrogen Therapy After Oophorectomy: Age Matters!
A new study informs clinical decision-making about starting estrogen-alone hormone therapy in menopausal women of different ages.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 10, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Couldn't Be Easier: A Handy Chart for Well-Woman Care Couldn't Be Easier: A Handy Chart for Well-Woman Care
This interactive chart is a helpful reminder of best practices in well-woman preventive screening and care.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 6, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Stage Set for Big Measles Outbreaks in Texas, Other States Stage Set for Big Measles Outbreaks in Texas, Other States
The high — and rising — rate of nonmedical vaccine exemptions has left major metropolitan areas vulnerable to measles outbreaks; other states have similar pockets of undervaccinated schoolchildren.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 21, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Preventing Fatal Maternal Stroke and Other CV Events Preventing Fatal Maternal Stroke and Other CV Events
Tragic maternal complications can be prevented with closer attention to blood pressure and other CV risk factors.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - July 25, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Ordering Advanced Imaging? Get Ready for New Medicare Rules Ordering Advanced Imaging? Get Ready for New Medicare Rules
Starting in January 2020, Medicare will require that providers use a certified clinical decision support system when ordering advanced imaging tests for eight common conditions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - June 11, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

FDA Clears Assays for Extragenital Chlamydia/Gonorrhea Testing FDA Clears Assays for Extragenital Chlamydia/Gonorrhea Testing
The Aptima Combo 2 Assay and the Xpert CT/NG are the first tests cleared for diagnostic testing for Chlamydia and gonorrhea via throat and rectal samples.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 23, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

High Vitamin B6, B12 May Increase Hip Fracture Risk High Vitamin B6, B12 May Increase Hip Fracture Risk
A combined high intake of vitamins B6 and B12 was linked to an increased hip fracture risk, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Frozen Embryo Transfer in IVF--As Good as Fresh? Frozen Embryo Transfer in IVF--As Good as Fresh?
Birth outcomes are compared after elective cryopreservation and delayed transfer versus fresh embryo transfer.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

FDA Finds High Systemic Absorption of Sunscreen Ingredients FDA Finds High Systemic Absorption of Sunscreen Ingredients
Every patient in a standardized trial of sunscreens quickly reached systemic concentrations of the active ingredients that exceeded the level the FDA views as a trigger for systemic safety testing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Acog 2019 acog 2019
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACOG 2019Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 2, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Ulipristal Tied to Improved Quality of Life With Fibroids Ulipristal Tied to Improved Quality of Life With Fibroids
Study found ulipristal was linked to significantly improved quality of life and symptom severity in women with symptomatic fibroids. Expert says women should be counseled about rare but serious liver toxicity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 23, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news