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Is a urine-based test the future of cervical cancer screening?A Phase II study examines the efficacy of a urine-based test in screening for cervical cancer. Also, a study looks at whether cost is the reason why some patients do not adhere to breast cancer medications.
5 principles of perinatal loss patient-centered careHow you respond when patients have adverse pregnancy outcomes can mean a great deal to them. Here are 5 principles to keep in mind when faced with such circumstances.
Tdap vaccine: No connection found to microcephalyA study looks at whether receiving the Tdap vaccine in pregnancy increases the risk of microcephaly. Plus: Are younger or older women more at risk of stroke during pregnancy?
Screening for endometriosis risk in adolescentsA questionnaire looks for presence of symptoms that tend to begin in adolescence.
Endometriosis may be linked to heart diseaseThe finding of increased risk was robust across multiple endpoints and found to be highest among young women.
Can pessaries prevent preterm birth?Preterm birth (PTB) remains the major cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality. For the vast majority of spontaneous PTBs, the final pathway is opening of the cervix. Pessaries have been proposed since the 1950s as a possible intervention to keep the cervix closed. But are pessaries safe and do they work for prevention of spontaneous PTB?
Editor-in-Chief honored by world’s largest scientific societyContemporary OB/GYN Editor-in-Chief Dr Charles Lockwood has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the most prestigious scientific societies in the world and the largest.
GOHO Foundation sponsors ultrasound updateThe 25th annual Ultrasound Update for Clinical Practice program took place December 1–4 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The meeting was dedicated to Drs John Hobbins, Ilan Timor, and Stuart Campbell, well-known figures in ultrasound who are all celebrating their 80th birthdays.
Cesarean causes problems for mother and babyFollowing a cesarean delivery, a mother wonders why she hasn't become pregnant again and the neonate ends up in the NICU with skull fractures.
Should women with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy be delivered early?Two experts debate whether early delivery and active management are appropriate care in women with intrahepatic cholestasis

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