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Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

Fertility Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Outcomes: What We Know

Although the use of fertility therapy has steadily increased in the past few decades, research findings pertaining to related long-term cardiovascular outcomes are scarce and conflicting.

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Estradiol Therapy May Benefit Overall Cognition in Postmenopausal Women

Estradiol Therapy May Benefit Overall Cognition in Postmenopausal Women

There may be other roles of estradiol therapy besides relief from menopause-related symptoms, including limiting effects of stress on working memory.

Guideline for Metformin Use for Ovulation Induction in PCOS

Guideline for Metformin Use for Ovulation Induction in PCOS

Guideline was developed under the direction of the Practice Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Early Menopause: A Greater Risk for Underweight Women

Early Menopause: A Greater Risk for Underweight Women

Underweight women have a significantly greater risk of experiencing early menopause compared with lean or overweight women.

Stopping Postmenopausal HT May Increase Risk for Cardiac, Stroke Death

Stopping Postmenopausal HT May Increase Risk for Cardiac, Stroke Death

Increased mortality risks were limited to the first post-HT year because increases in risks markedly decreased when the follow-up time was extended over more than 1 year.

Long-Term Progestin-Only Oral Contraceptives Reduce Pelvic Girdle Pain

Long-Term Progestin-Only Oral Contraceptives Reduce Pelvic Girdle Pain

Long-term exposure to progestin-only oral contraceptives or to a progestin intrauterine device is associated with a small beneficial effect on pelvic girdle pain.

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Risk of All-Cause Mortality

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Risk of All-Cause Mortality

No other randomized clinical trial of hormone therapy has been large enough to assess a potential modifying effect of age on all-cause mortality, and most previous trials of chronic disease outcomes have focused on older women.

Does Asthma Contribute to Infertility?

Does Asthma Contribute to Infertility?

Asthma may increase the likelihood of a woman needing fertility treatments prior to becoming pregnant.

Obesity Linked to Low Sperm Quality, Semen Volume

Obesity Linked to Low Sperm Quality, Semen Volume

Obese men have lower semen volume, number, concentration, and motility, as well as a higher prevalence of oligospermia and asthenospermia.

Ovarian Reserve Biomarkers Not Indicative of Reduced Fertility

Ovarian Reserve Biomarkers Not Indicative of Reduced Fertility

Predicted probability of conception was not significantly lower for women with low antimüllerian hormone vs those with normal hormone levels.

Treating Endometriosis-Related Pain With Ethinylestradiol/Drospirenone Regimen

Treating Endometriosis-Related Pain With Ethinylestradiol/Drospirenone Regimen

Researchers examined the efficacy of FlexibleMIB (ethinylestradiol/drospirenone) vs placebo as therapy for endometriosis-related pain.

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