Reproductive Endocrinology

Does Asthma Contribute to Infertility?

Does Asthma Contribute to Infertility?

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

Prohibiting 3-Parent IVF: Does It Violate Procreative Rights?

Prohibiting 3-Parent IVF: Does It Violate Procreative Rights?

The prohibition of mitochondrial replacement therapy may unfairly impact women with mitochondrial disorders who are undergoing IVF.

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.

Ethical Considerations in Publicly Funded Fertility Treatment

Ethical Considerations in Publicly Funded Fertility Treatment

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High costs associated with in vitro fertilization create barriers to fertility treatments that many cannot overcome.

Neonatal Hypoglycemia Rates in Glyburide vs Insulin Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

Neonatal Hypoglycemia Rates in Glyburide vs Insulin Treatment for Gestational Diabetes

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Ten randomized controlled trials were examined to determine the efficacy and safety of glyburide vs insulin treatment for gestational diabetes.

ACOG: Guidelines for Teen Contraception Counseling

ACOG: Guidelines for Teen Contraception Counseling

Contraception conversations should take place as early as is appropriate.

CRISPR Editing Corrects Gene Causing Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

CRISPR Editing Corrects Gene Causing Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

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Researchers are examining the potential of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to treat and prevent other genetic diseases.

Estrogen Exposure and Depression Risk Examined

Estrogen Exposure and Depression Risk Examined

A combination of early menstruation with more frequent periods may lower a woman's depression risk.

Elagolix Relieves Short-Term Menstrual Pain, Dysmenorrhea in Endometriosis

Elagolix Relieves Short-Term Menstrual Pain, Dysmenorrhea in Endometriosis

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Gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist elagolix demonstrated clinical improvement for women with endometriosis-related pain.

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

Fewer Menstrual Cycles May Lead to Increased Risk for Heart Failure

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The fewer menstrual cycles women had over a lifetime placed them at greater risk for incident heart failure.

Does PCOS Increase Depression and Anxiety Symptoms?

Does PCOS Increase Depression and Anxiety Symptoms?

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Data from a systematic review and meta-analysis confirmed a higher risk of anxiety and depression in PCOS, but underlying factors are still unclear.

Migraine Management in Female Reproduction

Migraine Management in Female Reproduction

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The relationship between hormones and migraine is most frequently pronounced during the female reproductive years.

Endometrial Microbiota Modification Linked to IVF Failure

Endometrial Microbiota Modification Linked to IVF Failure

The presence of non-Lactobacillus microbiota was associated with significant decreases in implantation.

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