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Think about it, an OB-GYN deals with the most intimate part of the female body. They evaluate female vaginal health, reproductive health and the health of a developing fetus inside the pregnant uterus. For most women, that means baring themselves on an uncomfortable white bed with the feet elevated so that a total stranger can … Read more

Two obstetrics/gynecology studies reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association in December 2011 have pinpointed the causes of stillbirths, as well as risk factors. The data indicates that the rate of stillbirth in the United States has remained steady since 2003 The first study conducted at the University of Utah School of Medicine … Read more

An article incorporating findings from a review of eight studies, and published in Ultrasound Obstetrics and Gynecology in October 2011, shows that miscarriages may be misdiagnosed too frequently and lead to the unintended termination of pregnancies. The review was conducted by the Women’s Health Research Unit at Queen Mary University in London, United Kingdom. A … Read more

The risk of blood clots is doubled for women who take the newer type of birth control pills according to a large study conducted by obstetrics gynecology researchers in Denmark and published in BMJ in Great Britain. Investigating 15 years of medical records of just under 1.3 million women ranging in age from 15 to … Read more