First comprehensive guidelines for managing anorexia in pregnancy
Managing anorexia nervosa in pregnancy requires multidisciplinary care that considers the substantial physiological changes for women and...
Some reproductive factors linked with risk of dementia
An analysis of UK Biobank data finds women’s oral contraceptive use was among factors associated with a lower dementia risk.
Early puberty cases among girls surged during pandemic
Doctors have tied the current uptick to the stress of the pandemic and lockdowns, including reduced physical activity and increased consumption of...
Genomic analysis reveals possible role of AMH in PCOS infertility
“This study provides another potential link by suggesting that chronically elevated AMH induces anovulation.”
Hair loss affects more than half of postmenopausal women
Early detection of hair loss may improve quality of life as part of menopause treatment strategies.
Past spontaneous abortion raises risk for gestational diabetes
Retrospective study showed no association between history of induced abortion and gestational diabetes.
Early menopause, early dementia risk, study suggests
Early menopause is linked to an increased risk of presenile dementia before age 65 years in a large study, suggesting the need for close...
COVID-19 vaccine does not affect in vitro fertilization outcomes
New study adds proof that COVID-19 vaccines are safe with IVF and essential as pregnant women are at high risk of severe illness if they are...
From the Journals
Irregular and long periods linked to NAFLD
When compared with regular menstrual cycles, irregular cycles were associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in a study, but experts are...
Phthalate exposure via maternal and cord blood affects infant outcomes
Prenatal exposure to phthalates was inversely associated with head circumference in male and female infants.
Stress and infertility – is it a proven cause and effect?
A definitive link between stress and infertility is evasive because of the lack of controlled, prospective longitudinal studies and the challenge...