Hyperprolactinemia – When, why, and how to evaluate prolactin
Like the management of thyroid dysfunction, our field must be aware of prolactin disorders for early detection, prompt referral, and appropriate...
EMA panel backs linzagolix for uterine fibroid symptoms
If approved, linzagolix – which is taken once per day – would become the first GnRH receptor antagonist with a nonhormonal option to reach the...
Booster recommendations for pregnant women, teens, and other groups explained
CDC makes specific statements about individuals who are pregnant.
IUDs may increase background enhancement on breast MRI
However, “the study findings raise the question as to whether IUD status should be documented as a matter of course prior to performing breast MRI...
Treating unexplained infertility – avoiding trial and error
The first-line treatment of unexplained infertility is clomiphene citrate with intrauterine insemination.
From the Journals
Fast foods contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals
“There’s very limited research out there to understand the human health effects” of DEHT in food.
Gynecologic Oncology Consult
Evaluating phantom hCG and low-level hCG elevations in the nonpregnant patient
Misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment of benign, low-level hCG levels with unnecessary chemotherapy is problematic mismanagement of gestational...
The male biological clock – How to tell the time
For all ages, studies have suggested that elevated male body mass index as well as alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking, including e-...
COVID-19 pandemic affects menstrual cycles, presenting challenges for conception
Survey found that one in three women of reproductive age experienced changes to their menstrual cycles.
Patients seeking infertility care report infrequent counseling on weight loss
While 60% said they’d received weight loss/infertility counseling by any health care provider, just 41.7% reported that their primary ob.gyn....
From the Journals
Bone risk: Is time since menopause a better predictor than age?
The amount of time since a woman’s final menstrual period factors into bone density and fracture risk, in some cases with an even stronger...