Obstetric / Gynaecological Conditions

Even for insured women, having a baby in the U.S. is costly

Even for insured women, having a baby in the U.S. is costly

Published 08/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - In spite of protections baked into the Affordable Care Act, women who have health insurance through their employer may pay thousands of [more…]

Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

Weight-loss surgery between pregnancies tied to better outcomes

Published 06/12/2019

(Reuters Health) - Obese women who have weight-loss surgery between pregnancies may be less likely to experience complications like high blood pressure and preterm births [more…]

When insurance covers IVF, more women use it

When insurance covers IVF, more women use it

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When insurance covers in vitro fertilization, more women struggling with infertility, especially those with limited financial resources, will use the method to [more…]

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When transgender people undergo sex-reassignment surgery, the beneficial effect on their mental health is still evident - and increasing - years later, [more…]

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

PTSD linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer

Published 13/09/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their [more…]

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease

Extreme hypertension in pregnancy tied to kidney disease

Published 30/08/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who develop preeclampsia, a form of dangerously high blood pressure during pregnancy, are 5 times more likely to develop end-stage kidney [more…]

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes

Mediterranean diet tied to lower risk of gestational diabetes

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a [more…]

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

Published 05/07/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who fill prescriptions for custom-blended hormone therapy may get capsules or creams that don’t contain the correct amount of medicine, a [more…]

Men may be able to help partner’s menopausal transition

Men may be able to help partner’s menopausal transition

Published 04/07/2019

(Reuters Health) - Overall, men know the transition through menopause can bring difficult symptoms for their wife or partner and that there may be ways [more…]

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Early pregnancy stress tied to sons’ infertility

Published 28/06/2019

Men may be more likely to experience fertility problems if their mothers endured stressful life events early in pregnancy, a recent study suggests. Compared to [more…]