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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Obstetrics\Gynecology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Preventing Fat Gain by Blocking Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
31/12/69 - In a recent report, Liu and colleagues presented evidence that follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) influences thermogenesis and adiposity in mice. They had reported previously that a polyclonal antibody that targets the beta subunit of FSH diminished ovariectomy-induced bone loss in mice. In the…

Case 21-2017: A 28-Year-Old Pregnant Woman with Endocervical Carcinoma
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Mariam Naqvi (Obstetrics and Gynecology): A 28-year-old pregnant woman with Rh isoimmunization and endocervical carcinoma was seen in the maternal?fetal outpatient clinic of this hospital at 34.1 weeks of gestation. The patient was gravida 3, para 2001 (the first delivery…

Treatment of Endometriosis-Associated Pain with Elagolix, an Oral GnRH Antagonist
31/12/69 - Endometriosis is a chronic, estrogen-dependent, inflammatory condition that is characterized by the implantation of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterus and affects 6 to 10% of women of reproductive age. Endometriosis symptoms include dysmenorrhea, nonmenstrual pelvic pain, and dyspareunia,…

An Oral GnRH Antagonist for Endometriosis ? A New Drug for an Old Disease
31/12/69 - Endometriosis, a chronic gynecologic disease characterized by attachment and proliferation of endometrial cells outside the endometrial cavity, occurs in 6 to 10% of women of reproductive age and is associated with dysmenorrhea, nonmenstrual pelvic pain, dyspareunia, and infertility. The disease is…

Aspirin versus Placebo in Pregnancies at High Risk for Preterm Preeclampsia
31/12/69 - Preeclampsia is an important cause of death and complications for the mother and baby. The risk of such complications is considerably higher when the disease is severe and of early onset, leading to preterm birth at less than 37 weeks of gestation. Major challenges in modern obstetrics are the…

Alternative Science and Human Reproduction
31/12/69 - Human reproduction has become the victim of alternative science, rife with alternative definitions of well-understood medical conditions and characterized by rejection of the scientific method as the standard for generating and evaluating evidence. Alternative science begins with alternative facts…

Lithium Use in Pregnancy and the Risk of Cardiac Malformations
31/12/69 - In the early 1970s, results from the International Register of Lithium Babies evaluating infants born to mothers who were treated with lithium early in pregnancy suggested a risk of Ebstein?s anomaly, a right ventricular outflow tract obstruction defect, that was increased by a factor of 400 (on…

Case 16-2017 ? A 69-Year-Old Woman with Urinary Incontinence
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. John O. Schorge: A 69-year-old woman was evaluated at the gynecologic oncology clinic of this hospital because of persistent urinary incontinence. Seven years before this evaluation, the patient had received a diagnosis of superficial bladder cancer (low grade), for which…

Oil-Based or Water-Based Contrast for Hysterosalpingography in Infertile Women
31/12/69 - Infertility, which is defined as the inability to conceive after 1 year of unprotected intercourse, affects approximately one of every six couples who are trying to get pregnant. Hysterosalpingography to assess tubal patency is part of the infertility evaluation in many cases. Although…

Cancer-Associated Mutations in Endometriosis without Cancer
31/12/69 - Endometriosis is a relatively common disease, affecting up to 10% of women of reproductive age. Its incidence is as high as 50% among adolescents with pelvic pain. Clinical symptoms include dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain, and infertility. Endometriotic lesions are considered to be benign (nonmalignant…

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