Shift to HPV Testing Will Require Public Education Shift to HPV Testing Will Require Public Education
HPV testing has major advantages over Pap cytology for primary cervical cancer screening. But the effort to change testing procedures is expected to encounter initial resistance.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: OBGYN Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Africa: Nigerian Tech Startup Pricepally Tackles Rising Food Costs With Bulk-Buying Platform
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -- Shopping for food in Nigeria's largest cities can be a challenge. After battling the notorious traffic of Lagos or Abuja to reach open-air markets, many shoppers are frustrated to find that the foods on offer are very expensive and that prices are rising all the time. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 19, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: Breastfeeding in Rainy Season 'Wards Off Disease'
[SciDev.Net] Abuja -- Breastfeeding infants continuously for six months during the rainy season, without including any other foods, may help prevent a disease linked to micronutrient deficiencies, a study suggests. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 19, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

How to juxtapose a tree
The challenge is to expand our vocabulary and think about what words mean to us. The word of the month in May is ‘juxtapose’ as once again we find ourselves at various crossroads. I’m really keen on expanding my vocabulary, not just because I’m a writer, but because I love the feel of words in my head and as I speak them. I mean, who on earth came up with the wonderful supercalifragilistic? And when you stop to consider a word, how did it come to represent the thing it does. How for instance did the thing with four legs we sit at to eat or work become ‘table‘? According to the Cambridge ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - May 19, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing writing prompt Source Type: news

Abortion Rights Opponents, Supporters Both in the Spotlight at House Hearing
(MedPage Today) -- WASHINGTON -- Passions on both sides of the abortion issue were on display Wednesday at a House Judiciary Committee hearing entitled "Revoking Your Rights: The Ongoing Crisis in Abortion Care Access." "This hearing is not... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 18, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Three women, three stories: Picking up the pieces of lives broken by obstetric fistula
KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo/KURIGRAM DISTRICT, Bangladesh/KILIFI, Kenya– Pemba was called “ndoki,” or “witch,” by her community, including her father and siblings. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Which Are the Most Common Lasers Used in Gynecological Surgery?
Title: Which Are the Most Common Lasers Used in Gynecological Surgery?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 5/18/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - May 18, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Lesotho: Basotho Debating Abortion Rights Reform
[Lesotho Times] The 2022 State of the World Population Report launched last week revealed that about 60 percent of unintended pregnancies in Lesotho end in abortion. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 17, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Africa: 9th Triad Meeting Results in Commitment to Action to Advance Nursing and Midwifery At Country Level
[WHO] Over six hundred fifty delegates representing Government Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers, Presidents of national nursing and midwifery associations, professional regulators, nursing and midwifery educators, and others, from 165 countries engaged virtually from 9-11 May for the biennial "Triad" meeting. The Triad meeting is convened by the World Health Organization, the International Council of Nurses, and the International Confederation of Midwives. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 17, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

How Can I Make My Period Stop Being So Heavy?
Title: How Can I Make My Period Stop Being So Heavy?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - May 17, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Grant fund to support women's reproductive wellbeing
Women experiencing the menopause, fertility problems, miscarriage and pregnancy loss, menstrual health and gynaecological conditions in the workplace will be supported to remain in or return to the workplace by a multi-million pound grant fund for voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 17, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

5 things you might not know about obstetric fistula
UNITED NATIONS, New York– First things first, what is obstetric fistula?   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gene Therapy for Overactive Bladder Shows Early Promise
(MedPage Today) -- NEW ORLEANS -- A form of gene therapy led to clinically significant short-term improvement in women with longstanding overactive bladder (OAB), a preliminary placebo-controlled study showed. After 12 weeks of follow-up, patients... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 16, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination lowers risk of stillbirth by 15 per cent, UK Covid Vaccine Research Hub
New findings from a team led by researchers at St George ' s, University of London and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, has shown that COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy is associated with a 15% reduction in stillbirths. The paper also showed that vaccination in pregnancy is 90% effective against COVID-19 infection, and presents no increased risk of adverse outcomes for women or their babies. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rwanda: Rubavu - MPs Caution Over High Birth Rate
[New Times] Members of the Lower Chamber of Parliament have expressed concern over the high birth rate that is prevalent in Rubavu District, saying that this undermined national development. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 16, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news