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Gynecology (INACTIVE)

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  • Treatment options can offer relief from vaginal atrophy

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What exactly is vaginal atrophy? Are there any effective treatments for it, or is it just another part of aging that I will have to live with? ANSWER: Vaginal atrophy (atrophic vaginitis) is the thinning and inflammation of the...
  • In many cases, VBAC a safe option for mother and baby

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter was born via cesarean section two years ago. I am pregnant again and would like a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). What are the risks with a VBAC? ANSWER: In many cases, having a VBAC is a safe option for both mother and...
  • Muscle mom

    Muscle mom
    While being pregnant always sounds like a great excuse to sit around all day eating chocolate-covered pickles, it's actually prime time to get into shape. "No runner would think about doing a marathon without training — and the biggest aerobic...
  • Osceola Regional Medical Center announces OBGYN residency program

    Osceola Regional Medical Center announces OBGYN residency program
    Beginning in July 2014, Osceola Regional Medical Center will launch an obstetrics and gynecology residency program approved by the American Osteopathic Association, the hospital announced last week. The residency will be a four-year program with two...
  • Aetna Chosen As Subcontractor In Qatar's Universal Health Care Coverage

    Aetna has a key role in Qatar's new national health care system. The Hartford health insurer was chosen to help the National Health Insurance Company of Qatar in developing a disease management program and to help generally in improving the country's...
  • Northwestern website looks at menopause

    Northwestern website looks at menopause
    Northwestern University has launched a website to help women learn about menopause and decide whether hormone replacement therapy or an alternative remedy is the best way to address the health and emotional challenges that often accompany this change of...
  • Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta

     Some new moms swear by consuming baby's placenta
    Molly Halper never dreamed she'd consume her baby's placenta, an organ that serves as a link between mother and fetus and is usually discarded after birth. "My husband and I used to make jokes" about people who did that, said Halper, who lives in...
  • 'Pull-out method' tied to unintended pregnancies

    'Pull-out method' tied to unintended pregnancies
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many young women use the "pull-out method" for birth control, and they tend to have more unintended pregnancies than other women, a new study suggests. Researchers compiling surveys from more than 2,000 women ages 15 to 24...
  • Doctors on stage: They've got a song in their cardiac muscle

    Doctors on stage: They've got a song in their cardiac muscle
    What, you may ask, is so special about a doctor who talks out of the side of his mouth? A comedian who puts you to sleep? An obstetrician who keeps the big event moving on schedule? Find out when some of South Florida's pre-eminent medical professionals...
  • Until past menopause, birth control necessary to prevent unwanted pregnancy

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and would like to discontinue taking birth control pills. Do I need to use another form of contraception if I want to avoid getting pregnant? At what point is it safe to assume that won't happen? ANSWER: Many women wonder if...
  • Risk of complications rises, but pregnancy can be safe for women with high blood pressure

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 35 and have two children. My husband and I want more kids, but I had high blood pressure during both pregnancies and am now on medication to control it. Is it safe to get pregnant again? ANSWER: Having high blood pressure does...
  • Could vaginal delivery be safer for preemies?

    Could vaginal delivery be safer for preemies?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Very premature babies have fewer breathing problems when they're born through vaginal delivery compared to cesarean section, a new study of more than 20,000 newborns suggests. Based on those cases, researchers found that...