Since its approval nearly 20 years ago, emergency contraception therapies have changed a lot. One in 5 physicians hesitates to discuss them with their patients, but a new bulletin from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology seeks to open the discussion.
Obstetrics-Gynecology & Women's Health
A recent study in Massachusetts schools looks at whether or not school nursing services can save money.
Preterm birth exerts a huge influence on infant mortality, and because less than half of preterm births are linked to spontaneous labor, it's important to consider the possible effect of obstetric intervention on the preterm birth rate.
A 15-year-old girl has pain in her right flank.
The US Food and Drug Administration has notified health care practitioners that severe, possibly fatal, health problems have been reported in babies who have received lopinavir/ritonavir oral solution.
According to study results out of Norway, paracetamol, or acetaminophen, exposure in pregnancy and in infancy is associated with a child's allergic disease at the age of 10 years.
Caring for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth requires both an understanding of general adolescent cognitive and sexual health development, as well as an awareness of some of the unique medical and social issues these young people may face.
Gardasil, the human papillomavirus vaccine approved for females, may soon be approved for males as well.
A large study found that the mortality rates for home births were actually better than those in a hospital.
The ninth in a year-long series of commentary reviewing topics published in Contemporary Pediatrics 25 years ago. This month's article reviews the causes and management of hirsutism in adolescent girls.