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Pregnancy shifts the daily schedule forward

May 3, 2019

Add this to the list of what to expect: Getting up earlier, at least in the first trimester.…
What If Women’s Exams Weren’t Awful?

March 30, 2018

A team of women in San Francisco are redesigning the pelvic exam experience with patients’ physical and emotional…
Women Cyclists Prone to Common Gynecologic Issues But Not Serious Urinary Dysfunction

March 20, 2018

Women bicycle riders are more likely to experience urinary tract infections, genital numbness and saddle sores, but not…
When Do Girls Need a Gynecologist?

January 17, 2018

Most parents are well-versed in schedules for their kids. They know to schedule an annual physical—or else the…
Sex hormone-sensitive gene complex linked to premenstrual mood disorder

January 4, 2017

Dysregulated cellular response to estrogen and progesterone suspected. National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers have discovered molecular mechanisms…
Researchers generate 3-D virtual reality models of unborn babies

November 21, 2016

Parents may soon be able to watch their unborn babies grow in realistic 3-D immersive visualizations, thanks to…
Study links small RNA molecule to pregnancy complication

October 25, 2016

A family of small RNA molecules affects the development of cells that give rise to the placenta –…
Bacterial membrane vesicles can cause preterm birth

September 2, 2016

Approximately 20-30% of women carry bacteria called group B streptococcus (GBS) in their vagina or rectum. In most…
Age-related infertility may be caused by scarred ovaries

August 7, 2016

Women’s inability to produce healthy eggs as they grow older may be caused by ovarian aging Women’s decreased…
Survival of the fittest sperm: How new technology may help infertile couples

June 16, 2016

The competition is fierce and only the strongest survive the obstacle course within the female reproductive tract. Of…
Inflammation of the placenta interferes with fetal development

June 5, 2016

A new mechanism in preeclampsia Preeclampsia is one of the most common complications to occur during pregnancy, yet…
A urine sample could be used to diagnose a complex and serious pregnancy disorder

May 31, 2016

A team of scientists from the Federal State Budget Institution “Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology”, Moscow…
Evidence of link between cancer & light therapy inconclusive but warrants consideration

May 24, 2016

Pediatrics editorial cautions against overreacting to ambiguous findings but advises rethinking which children need phototherapy Two new studies…
3-D-bioprinted placenta could lead to new treatments for preeclampsia

May 18, 2016

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication involving the placenta that can be serious — even fatal — for the…
Simple test allows for rapid diagnosis of preeclampsia

February 5, 2016

Researchers have found that a simple test can rapidly detect one of the world’s most deadly pregnancy -­…
Research looks at nanotechnology to help prevent preterm birth

February 5, 2016

Findings presented at SMFM annual meeting Using nanoparticles to engineer a special drug, a team of researchers from…
Penn Study Shows Nearly 10 Percent of Women Live Too Far from Access to Gynecologic Cancer Care

June 12, 2015

More than one-third of counties in the Unites States are located more than 50 miles from the nearest…
Little red ‘superfruit’ helps ward off common infection

April 28, 2015

University of Michigan researchers have identified one more health benefit of the tart, red berries we most often…
Some false postive prenatal genetic screens due to mother’s extra DNA segments

April 6, 2015

People differ in the size and composition of their chromosomes, which can affect the test results Prenatal blood…
Researchers identify key substance that protects against pre-term birth

January 13, 2015

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified hyaluronon (HA) as a critical substance made by the body…
New breast cancer research to improve diagnosis and treatment

December 30, 2013

University of Queensland Researchers and Pathology Queensland have found women under 50 with breast cancer are more likely…
From barber surgeons to car mechanics: the technologies of vaginal birth

November 25, 2013

There are three ways a baby can be born: a spontaneous vaginal birth where the mother pushes the…
Researchers Close In On Cause Of Gynecological Disease

October 10, 2013

For the first time, researchers have created a model that could help unlock what causes adenomyosis, a common…
Emory Genetics Laboratory offers new non-invasive prenatal test

August 27, 2013

Emory Genetics Laboratory, through a partnership with Verinata Health, an Illumina company, will begin providing the verifi® prenatal…
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