According to a recent study in Fertility and Sterility, assisted reproductive technology (ART) does not increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children conceived using the technology.
A computerized decision-support guide may help women make more informed choices about prenatal testing, according to results of a randomized trial published in JAMA. The findings, which require validation in other populations, suggest that, were women better educated about the technology, fewer prenatal tests would be done.
Javier F Magrina, MD, demonstates the prevention of ureteral injury while performing an endoscopic hysterectomy.
Testing urine may be an acceptable alternative for detecting human papillomavirus (HPV)—including HPV16 and HPV18—in certain patients, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis in The BMJ. However, the findings must be viewed with caution because the method is not yet consistent and reproducible.
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has issued guidelines for care of women at midlife, based on the textbook Menopause Practice: A Clinician’s Guide. Published in Menopause, the recommendations cover more than 50 topics, including vasomotor symptoms, osteoporosis, and vulvovaginal health.