A large prospective cohort study of perineal talc use demonstrated no increased risk of ovarian cancer overall or within any histological subtype. In addition, no association with talc application method was observed.
According to this pharmacokinetic study, the cyclic use of 20 mcg ethinyl estradiol oral contraceptives is problematic for obese women. Ovarian activity was better suppressed with continuous use (omitting the hormone-free interval) of the same dose oral contraceptive or increasing to a higher dose 30 mcg ethinyl estradiol oral contraceptive
Polycystic ovarian syndrome patients with normospermic partners undergoing ovulation induction with letrozole had a higher live birth rate and no increase in adverse outcomes than women who received clomiphene citrate.
Publication of the newly updated Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on its way. The proposed new guidance, which replaces information published in 2010, will provide the latest evidence-based treatment recommendations.
“Providing Quality Family Planning Services — Recommendations of CDC and the U.S. Office of Population Affairs” is the newest member in the “suite” of family planning recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In the wake of the 2014 midterm elections, Congress has shifted decidedly to the political right. When the 114th Congress convenes in January 2015, Republicans will have their largest majority in the House of Representatives since World War II and will control the Senate for the first time since 2007.
Synopsis: Two years after vaginal surgery for prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, uterosacral ligament suspension and sacrospinous ligament fixation had similar outcomes. Perioperative pelvic floor muscle training did not improve urinary symptoms or prolapse symptoms.
Ovarian cancer causes approximately 14,000 deaths in the United States each year, making it the most common cause of gynecologic cancer death and the fifth leading cause of cancer death in women after lung, breast, colorectal, and pancreatic cancer.