Gynecology

The latest in contraceptives for 2022

May 09, 2022

A presentation at the 2022 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting discussed the recent updates in contraceptives including new nonhormonal intrauterine devices.

How prevalent is PCOS in teen girls with type 2 diabetes?

February 25, 2022

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and type 2 diabetes have some markers that suggest a connection, with PCOS patients exhibiting certain symptoms at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes later. A systematic review examines the prevalence of the 2 conditions occurring in adolescent girls.

Quality sex education lacking for many teens in the United States

January 13, 2022

Many adolescents across the United States lack quality sex education, a trend that has worsened in recent years. Moreover, national statistics mask significant inequities in the receipt of formal sex education by gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and the location of instruction.

Does maternal history of cervical cancer/biopsy impact HPV vaccine rate in kids?

December 16, 2021

For mothers who have an experience with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine preventable outcomes such as a cervical biopsy or cancer, would this history make them more likely to have their child receive this vaccine? It may seem likely, but a new study raises questions about this belief.