Obstetrics & Gynecology

Managing Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy | Opinion Article

The effects of pregnancy on the thyroid gland are profound. The gland is required to produce a 50% increase in thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). While a

Diabetes Roundtable 2011 | eMedia

Leading experts weigh in on important issues in managing diabetes.

Conference Highlights: Anesthesiology 2011 | Conference Coverage

The American Society of Anesthesiologists’ annual meeting, Anesthesiology 2011, held on October 15-19 in Chicago, was a comprehensive education program in anesthesiology, focusing on transforming patient safety

Detecting and Diagnosing Gestational Diabetes | Feature

New criteria for diagnosing gestational diabetes are expected to significantly increase the reported prevalence of the disease, but should also increase awareness about those at risk and the need to optimize outcomes for women and their babies.

Physician Referrals for Genetic Counseling/Testing Contradict Guidelines | Medical Blog

A survey of 1,878 U.S. family physicians, general internists, and obstetricians/gynecologists suggests that these providers would refer many women at average risk of ovarian cancer for genetic

An Update on Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer | Feature

Recently updated guidelines recommend that all postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer use an aromatase inhibitor either alone or before or after tamoxifen to reduce the risk of recurrence.

Strategies to Treat Nausea & Vomiting During Pregnancy | Feature

Half of all pregnant women have nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy, but a recently published review can help healthcare providers manage this complication by offering pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapy options.

American Society of Clinical Oncology 2010 | Conference Coverage

The American Society of Clinical Oncology, or ASCO, held its 2010 annual meeting from June 4 to 8 in Chicago. The features below highlight some of the

New Recommendations Managing Depression During Pregnancy | Feature

New recommendations have been unveiled to help physicians and patients weigh the risks and benefits of various treatment interventions for depression during pregnancy.

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