With Democrats now in control of the US House of Representatives, it might appear that the fight over abortion rights has become a standoff. After all, abortion-rights supporters within the Democratic caucus will be in a position to block the kind of curbs that Republicans advanced over the past two years when they had control of Congress.
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Sage Therapeutics Inc. said on Monday its oral treatment for postpartum depression met the main goal of reducing symptoms of the condition, when compared to a placebo in a late-stage study. Patients treated with SAGE-217 showed an improvement in the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAMD-17) that scores to patient on 17 different parameters, including anxiety and insomnia, the study results showed.
Even brief exposure to educational posters that clearly describes different contraception options and their reliability is effective in boosting women's understanding of the issues, and a new patient-centered poster appears even better than a standard poster issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ), according to a new randomized study.
Treatment with a capsule containing bioidentical 17-beta-estradiol and progesterone (TX-001HR) improves sleep in postmenopausal women with vasomotor symptoms (VMS), according to a new analysis of industry research.
The well-known research on uterine transplantation in Gothenburg is now supported by robotic surgery. This change has been made on the donors with siderably less invasive. After the technical modification, to first woman is now pregnant.
Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare form of heart failure that affects women in their last month of pregnancy and up to five months after giving birth. PPCM can be difficult to detect because of its symptoms swelling in the feet and legs and shortness of breath mimic many of those of third-trimester pregnancy.
Being malnourished in utero makes it more likely to be a woman will experience early menopause and premature ovarian failure (POF) relative to women not malnourished during fetal development, according to a study of a large sample of Chinese women who lived through the Great Famine.
Providers should maximize women's health during the interpregnancy period, continuing care beyond the immediate postpartum period, according to a consensus report published online Dec. 20 in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology .
Severe sexual and urinary health problems after menopause are linked with poorer quality of life, a recent study suggests. Researchers examined survey data from 2,160 women, ages 45 to 75, who reported at least one symptom after menopause related to vulvovaginal atrophy.