Use of oral contraceptive agents in combination with metformin or lifestyle changes appears to effectively reduce the adverse impact of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) on glucose and lipid metabolism in overweight women, according to the results of a network meta-analysis.
Energy metabolism, body composition (BC) and cardiorespiratory fitness appear to contribute to weight regulation and its trajectory during the postpartum period, according to a new study, which provides the foundation for future strategies to promote appropriate postpartum weight management.
Evidence from a recent study somewhat contradicts the view that abortion is damaging to women’s health, suggesting that physical health of women who were denied abortion is no better than those who sought and underwent abortion.
While an inexpensive, six-card decision aid does not seem to affect decisional conflict in mothers facing extremely premature delivery, it does significantly improve the knowledge about complex information, a recent trial has found.
Low-to-moderate coffee intake does not negatively affect the outcome of medically assisted reproduction treatment, such that women who drink up to five cups per day are more likely to achieve a pregnancy or a live birth after intrauterine insemination compared with coffee abstainers, a study has shown.
Young Singaporean women are likely to get themselves immunized against human papillomavirus (HPV) with the motivation to protect their own health, positive information about the vaccine and parental encouragement, as reported in a recent qualitative study.
The immunotherapeutic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine tipapkinogen sovacivec (TS) provided complete histologic resolution of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 2/3, offering a potential nonsurgical option for cervical precancerous lesions which could stretch to other HPV-associated precursors or cancers in the future, a new study shows.