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menopause

Can low-dose estrogen bring vasomotor symptom relief?A study examines the efficacy of lower-than-conventional doses of estrogen in relieving vasomotor symptoms. Plus: What are the latest ACOG recommendations on water births?
Do flame retardants increase risk of thyroid disease?Are women who exposed to flame retardants at greater risk of thyroid disease? Plus: A look at the potential connection between maternal smoking status and risk of the child developing schizophrenia. Also, can telephone therapy help menopausal women get better sleep?
Do ovary-sparing hysterectomies lead to early menopause?A new study looks at whether ovary-sparing hysterectomies can lead to early menopause. Plus: Does betamethasone reduce respiratory complications in preterm infants? Also, the impact of the vaginal microbiome on preterm birth.
FDA approves morcellation containment systemThe FDA approves the first containment system for morcellation. Plus: ASRM provides guidance for Zika virus. And, the impact of HRT timing and its impact on cardiovascular disease.
Impact of menopause on migraine frequencyDo women suffer from more migraines as they transition into menopause? Plus: A report indicates that hospitals may not be adequately supporting breastfeeding in teenaged mothers. And, a look at prenatal exposure to bronchodilators and autism.
Osteoporosis and periodontal disease in menopauseOsteoporosis and tooth loss are linked in postmenopausal women, a small study finds.
New data show no miscarriage link for HPV vaccinationA new study looks at whether or not the HPV vaccine increases miscarriage risk. And, is there a link between nocturnal enuresis and sleep apnea in postmenopause? Plus: The impact of the Mediterranean diet on breast cancer risk.
Ramifications of pelvic exam guidelinesHave pelvic guideline changes led to a reduction in other recommended screenings? Plus, how does menopause impact future cardiovascular health? And: Does childhood stress lead to negative obstetric outcomes?
Newborn PPH from antidepressant use?Using SSRI late in pregnancy may increase the risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension in a newborn. Plus, hormone therapy may help mood in early postmenopause; use of mesh for prolapse on the rise
Menopause counseling hot flash: Persistent VMS more common in African-Americans and more new researchA review of the latest research on the persistence of vasomotor symptoms, the link between hormone therapy and ovarian cancer risk, and the prevalence of substance use in pregnant adolescents.