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Preeclampsia as a harbinger of longer-term cerebral damageA study looks at the long-term impact that preeclampsia can have on mothers' brains. Plus: A study examines the impact of maternal obesity on a child's risk of childhood epilepsy.
Can the robot help heal endometriosis?Researchers in France asked the question in a study using patient questionnaires.
Surgery risky for women with ureteral endometriosis symptomsDyspareunia, urinary functional symptoms, and dysmenorrhea were found in 47% of the women in the study.
Ob/gyns voice their thoughts on medical marijuanaReaders react to Dr Lockwood's opinion that the term "medical marijuana" is an oxymoron.
AI has brains—but it’s no MDArtificial intelligence has uses in medicine, but will never replace doctors’ intuition.
Is intervention in our DNA?Too many ob/gyns believe that doing something is better than doing nothing, says this reader.
Who is being tested for BRCA?A study looks at who is being tested for BRCA mutations as testing becomes more common. Also, a look at the impact of Zika virus on birth defects using benchmark data. Plus: How is the United States doing with infant mortality?
The poor will always be with us, and they want and need healthcareThe most vulnerable deserve care and coverage for preventative health services.
New life for old obstetriciansA new option gives old obs a new life and second career. A new model of ob care offers a chance for today’s older physicians who are highly experienced and motivated to alter their career paths and avoid “forced” retirement from ob by becoming ob/gyn hospitalists.
Compound presentation, obese mother, bad outcomeThe plaintiff alleged that given the fetal size and weight, earlier caesarean delivery was warranted and that improper management of shoulder dystocia and compound presentation of the posterior arm resulted in right Erb’s palsy, scapular winging, and decreased movement and function of the right extremity.

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