What We Can Do About Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy What We Can Do About Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy
The latest CDC analysis shows opioid use disorder during pregnancy is a growing national problem.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - January 28, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Younger Women Misinterpret Risks of HRT, Forgo Benefits Younger Women Misinterpret Risks of HRT, Forgo Benefits
A new analysis documents the hows and whys of the dramatic reductions in HRT use following the halting of the Women's Health Initiative trial. Risks and benefits of HRT continue to be misinterpreted.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Many Clinical Guideline Authors Have Undeclared Conflicts Many Clinical Guideline Authors Have Undeclared Conflicts
One quarter of clinical guideline authors had undeclared payments from pharmaceutical companies, a study found. Another study also found many undeclared payments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 29, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

The Quest for the Perfect Vagina The Quest for the Perfect Vagina
Retooling the female genital anatomy is catching on in the United States, outpacing the data on safety and effectiveness.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

Endometriosis: 5 Things to Know Endometriosis: 5 Things to Know
As one of the most common conditions affecting women, all clinicians should have an understanding of endometriosis and its effects on a woman's health. Start with these five key facts.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

Jaundice Meters Subject to FDA Class I Recall Jaundice Meters Subject to FDA Class I Recall
Draeger Medical Systems, Inc, has recalled more than 4500 JM-103 and JM-105 jaundice meters because users have misinterpreted display messages, leading to serious injuries.News Alerts (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Pediatrics News Alert Source Type: news

Mifepristone-Misoprostol More Effective Than Misoprostol in Pregnancy Loss Mifepristone-Misoprostol More Effective Than Misoprostol in Pregnancy Loss
Mifepristone pretreatment followed by misoprostol was more effective than misoprostol alone in women who experienced early pregnancy loss, a new study has found. But REMS for mifepristone may limit use.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Taytulla Birth Control Pills Recalled Due to Packaging Error Taytulla Birth Control Pills Recalled Due to Packaging Error
Allergan has recalled a single lot of Taytulla oral contraceptive sample packs provided to US doctors because of a packaging error that placed placebo capsules out of order.News Alerts (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 29, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

HHS Unveils Controversial Rule on Title X Abortion Restrictions HHS Unveils Controversial Rule on Title X Abortion Restrictions
The Trump administration released its long-awaited ruling on title X funds and how they relate to abortion and family planning.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

Attempted Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Tied to Higher Risks for Mother, Infant Attempted Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Tied to Higher Risks for Mother, Infant
Although absolute rates of adverse outcomes are low, attempted vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) delivery is associated with higher relative rates of morbidity and mortality in mothers and infants, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Heavy Alcohol Consumption May Worsen PMS Heavy Alcohol Consumption May Worsen PMS
Heavy drinkers are at increased risk of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Low-dose Vaginal Estrogen Not Linked to Breast Density Changes Low-dose Vaginal Estrogen Not Linked to Breast Density Changes
Low-dose vaginal estrogen used for one year or longer does not appear to make the breasts appear more dense on mammography or to increase Bi-RADS scores, a case series and literature review suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 10, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Antimycotics Unlikely to Increase Miscarriage Risk Antimycotics Unlikely to Increase Miscarriage Risk
Use of vaginal antimycotics during the first trimester is not associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, researchers in Israel say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Metformin May Prevent Pregnancy Complications in PCOS Metformin May Prevent Pregnancy Complications in PCOS
In women with polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin treatment during pregnancy cut the risks for late miscarriage and preterm birth, but didn't prevent gestational diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 22, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Teen Pregnancy Risk Higher in Sexual-minority Teens Teen Pregnancy Risk Higher in Sexual-minority Teens
Adolescents and young women who identify themselves as lesbian or bisexual are at significantly increased risk of teen pregnancy, new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Pregnancy Apps: Your Patients Use Them — Are You Up to Speed? Pregnancy Apps: Your Patients Use Them — Are You Up to Speed?
Pregnancy apps are popular. How can we help patients evaluate and choose useful, reliable apps?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - February 28, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

Exercise, Pregnancy, and Preterm Birth: What Advice Can We Give? Exercise, Pregnancy, and Preterm Birth: What Advice Can We Give?
A systematic review of studies that looked at physical activity in pregnancy and risk for preterm delivery provides some answers.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - February 27, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

FDA Approves Mylan's Copy of Allergan's Vaginal Cream FDA Approves Mylan's Copy of Allergan's Vaginal Cream
Mylan NV said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had granted it the approval for a generic version of Allergan's Estrace cream for vaginal atrophy.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - January 2, 2018 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

Guidelines for Medical Care of Postbariatric Patients Guidelines for Medical Care of Postbariatric Patients
New guidelines from the European Association for the Study of Obesity provide recommendations targeting primary care clinicians who manage patients after bariatric surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - December 22, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Spontaneous Preterm Birth Rates Higher With IVF/ICSI Spontaneous Preterm Birth Rates Higher With IVF/ICSI
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

NAMS' New Hormone Therapy Position Statement: Clinical Takeaways NAMS' New Hormone Therapy Position Statement: Clinical Takeaways
Who can safely take hormone therapy and for how long? Are there alternatives? Dr JoAnn Manson answers questions based on the new position statement from the North American Menopause Society.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

IV Iron Shows Promise for Treating Anemia in Pregnancy IV Iron Shows Promise for Treating Anemia in Pregnancy
Intravenous (IV) iron is safe and effective for treating anemia in pregnancy, according to a small study, the first US prospective study of this treatment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Why Oil-Based HSGs May Help Women Conceive Why Oil-Based HSGs May Help Women Conceive
Dr Kovacs reviews a study comparing the effects of water-based and oil-based contrast for hysterosalpingograms in infertile women.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - June 13, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Scientists Develop Fluid-filled Artificial Womb to Help Premature Babies Scientists Develop Fluid-filled Artificial Womb to Help Premature Babies
Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 26, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Insights into Relationship with CVD and All-Cause Mortality Vitamin D: Insights into Relationship with CVD and All-Cause Mortality
Dr JoAnn Manson presents new data about the use of vitamin D supplementation to prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 19, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Ob/Gyn Pay Rises 3%; Only Half Feel Fairly Compensated Ob/Gyn Pay Rises 3%; Only Half Feel Fairly Compensated
Ob/gyns are in the middle among physicians in this year's Medscape Compensation Report. Among those dissatisfied with pay, more than a third say they should make 26% to 50% more.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Mortality in Pregnancy Often Preventable Cardiovascular Mortality in Pregnancy Often Preventable
More than one fourth of cardiovascular-related maternal deaths during a 10-year period might have been prevented, a retrospective review of a state-mandated maternal mortality database has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Nearly Half of US Adults Infected With Genital HPV, CDC Says Nearly Half of US Adults Infected With Genital HPV, CDC Says
The prevalence of oral and genital HPV was higher in men than women, a new CDC report found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - April 7, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Americans Are Having Less Sex These Days Americans Are Having Less Sex These Days
People in the U.S. are having less sex today than they did generations ago, and a new study suggests that marriage may be part of the problem.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - March 15, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Higher Maternal Morbidity With Trial of Labor for Twins vs. Elective C-Section Higher Maternal Morbidity With Trial of Labor for Twins vs. Elective C-Section
Women pregnant with twins who have a trial of labor are at increased risk of morbidity compared to those who have elective C-section, according to new research.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - January 17, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Common Morning Sickness Drug May Not Work Common Morning Sickness Drug May Not Work
A pill routinely prescribed for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (morning sickness) may not be effective, researchers say - although not all doctors agree.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - January 5, 2017 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Texas Moves to Cut Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood Texas Moves to Cut Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood
Texas plans to block about $3 million in Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood operations in the state, according to a legal document obtained on Wednesday, a move the reproductive healthcare group said could affect nearly 11,000 low-income people.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - December 23, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Cytomegalovirus: The Virus All Pregnant Women Should Know About Now Cytomegalovirus: The Virus All Pregnant Women Should Know About Now
Teaching women about CMV prevention strategies can help them avoid getting the virus and passing it to their offspring, Dr Gail Demmler-Harrison says.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - December 2, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Could GnRHa Reduce the Effect of Chemotherapy on Ovarian Reserve? Could GnRHa Reduce the Effect of Chemotherapy on Ovarian Reserve?
Dr Kovacs summarizes a review paper that examined fertility-sparing options for women undergoing chemotherapy.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - December 2, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

WHO Declares End of Zika Emergency but Still Needs Action WHO Declares End of Zika Emergency but Still Needs Action
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Friday that the Zika virus and related neurological complications no longer constitute an international emergency but said that it would continue to work on the outbreak through a'robust program'.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - November 21, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

A New Algorithm for Embryo Selection? A New Algorithm for Embryo Selection?
Dr Peter Kovacs reviews a study that evaluated a new time-lapse algorithm for embryo selection.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - November 1, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Water Soak Fine for Labor But Not Birth, Doctors Advise Water Soak Fine for Labor But Not Birth, Doctors Advise
Water deliveries have no proven benefits for mothers and may lead to serious health problems for babies, U.S. doctors advise.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 25, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Screening Mammograms May Overdiagnose Breast Cancer Screening Mammograms May Overdiagnose Breast Cancer
Dr Kaunitz reviews a new study evaluating the effectiveness of screening mammography and explains how he advises patients.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 24, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Is There a Better Way to Diagnose Endometriosis? Is There a Better Way to Diagnose Endometriosis?
Dr Peter Kovacs reviews the research on using CA125 to aid the diagnosis of endometriosis.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 20, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news

Ob/Gyn Behind Birth of 3-Person-DNA Baby Plans More Procedures Ob/Gyn Behind Birth of 3-Person-DNA Baby Plans More Procedures
In an exclusive interview with Medscape, Dr John Zhang says he plans to perform spindle nuclear transfer in other women who want to prevent passing mitochondrial disease to their babies.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 20, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Expert Interview Source Type: news

Birthweight of IVF Babies Linked to Dad ’ s Phthalate Exposure Birthweight of IVF Babies Linked to Dad ’ s Phthalate Exposure
Although'conception is a couple-dependent reproductive process,'a father's exposure to phthalates before in vitro fertilization (IVF) has a stronger effect than a mother's exposure, research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 18, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Mitochondrial Manipulation, Zika Controversy at ASRM 2016 Mitochondrial Manipulation, Zika Controversy at ASRM 2016
Debate about spindle nuclear transfer and the birth of a'three-parent baby'and discussions on how best to deal with the reproductive consequences of the Zika virus promise a lively meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - October 7, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

What the Nurses' Health Study Taught Us About Women's Health What the Nurses' Health Study Taught Us About Women's Health
A compendium of evidence from the two Nurses'Health Studies has changed public health in untold ways, Dr. JoAnn Manson says.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 23, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Exercise May Cut Health Risks Linked to Alcohol Consumption Exercise May Cut Health Risks Linked to Alcohol Consumption
Physical activity was protective against increased alcohol-related mortality risk in an observational study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 8, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Will Birth Control Apps Reduce Unintended Pregnancies? Will Birth Control Apps Reduce Unintended Pregnancies?
With new apps, pharmacist prescriptions, and possible OTC availability in the future, access to oral contraceptives is getting easier and easier.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - September 6, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Second Zika Zone in Florida Prompts CDC Travel Warning Second Zika Zone in Florida Prompts CDC Travel Warning
Pregnant women shouldn't visit a stretch of Miami Beach where mosquitos are spreading Zika, the CDC said. And pregnant women worried about the virus may consider postponing nonessential travel to all of Miami-Dade County.News Alerts (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 19, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

New Zika Threat to Infants: Late-Onset Microcephaly New Zika Threat to Infants: Late-Onset Microcephaly
CDC researchers have made a startling discovery about microcephaly, a devastating birth defect caused by the Zika virus: It can affect babies late into a mother ’ s pregnancy and not become apparent until months after they are born.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 11, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Pregnant in Miami: Zika's Arrival Adds New Anxieties Pregnant in Miami: Zika's Arrival Adds New Anxieties
Since Florida officials declared that the Zika virus is circulating in the state, Miami-area resident Karla Maguire has avoided taking her toddler son to a playground where mosquitoes may be biting. She walks her dogs less frequently and vigilantly applies bug repellant when she must go outside.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 5, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

5 Things To Know Now That Zika Is in the US 5 Things To Know Now That Zika Is in the US
These facts should be on your radar now that local Zika transmission has begun.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 5, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Article Source Type: news

What's the Best Treatment Approach for Unexplained Infertility? What's the Best Treatment Approach for Unexplained Infertility?
Dr Peter Kovacs summarizes a systematic review that compared available treatments for unexplained infertility, including expectant management, IVF, and others.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - August 3, 2016 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Viewpoint Source Type: news