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Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health

Vaccine shows promise for early-stage HER2-positive breast cancerA study looks at the effectiveness of a dendritic cell vaccine in early-stage HER2-positive breast cancer. Plus: A look at whether fish oil consumed during pregnancy reduces the risk of asthma in offspring.
Endometriosis shows key features on CTCT imaging may help to distinguish abdominal wall endometriosis (AWE) from other abdominal wall masses.
Endometriosis may be tied to pregnancy complicationsResearchers in Japan have found that endometriosis ups risks of certain complications.
Birth plans: Managing patients' expectations [Podcast]Editorial Director Susan C. Olmstead talks with blogger Yalda Afshar, MD, of UCLA, about how she helps patients who want to develop birth plans.
"Three-parent babies" explained (Podcast)Editorial director Susan C. Olmstead talks with Dr. Steven Ory about the so-called three-parent baby technique.
An interview with Frank Purcell, the new CEO of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (Podcast)Editorial director Susan C. Olmstead speaks with Frank Purcell, the new CEO of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
FDA warns on anesthesia and sedation in pregnant women, young children
Shoulder dystocia forms and litigation
How common is incomplete screening for fetal anatomy?
The ‘house’ of ethics: A teaching tool67% of residency directors reported that a lack of faculty expertise in medical ethics was a significant barrier to their attempts to provide a more comprehensive educational process. I have a proposal for a solution to these problems: Teaching about the “house of ethics” in ob/gyn, as we do at Vanderbilt University.