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Gynecology and obstetrics are twin subjects that deal with the female reproductive system. While obstetrics deals with pregnancy and its associated procedures and complications, gynaecology involves treating women who are not pregnant.

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Study finds steady increase in BRCA testing among low-risk women

Study finds steady increase in BRCA testing among low-risk women

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Researchers uncover gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility

Researchers uncover gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility

ASCO issues first clinical practice guideline on HPV vaccination for cervical cancer prevention

ASCO issues first clinical practice guideline on HPV vaccination for cervical cancer prevention

Study: Women, mostly minorities lack pre-pregnancy nutrition

Study: Women, mostly minorities lack pre-pregnancy nutrition

Higher rate of IV fluids decreases number of c-sections, shortens overall length of labor

Higher rate of IV fluids decreases number of c-sections, shortens overall length of labor

Study: Common drug used to prevent preterm births provides no benefit but may cause side effects

Study: Common drug used to prevent preterm births provides no benefit but may cause side effects

New light-scattering tool helps doctors to accurately identify malignant pancreatic cysts

New light-scattering tool helps doctors to accurately identify malignant pancreatic cysts

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Daily consumption of dairy products during pregnancy reduces risk of having low birth weight babies

Daily consumption of dairy products during pregnancy reduces risk of having low birth weight babies

Vaginal progesterone decreases preterm birth, infant mortality in twin gestations with short cervix

Vaginal progesterone decreases preterm birth, infant mortality in twin gestations with short cervix

MSU researcher to study effect of hormones on ovulation and reproduction in cows

MSU researcher to study effect of hormones on ovulation and reproduction in cows

Many women do not receive guideline-based care for cervical cancer, study finds

Many women do not receive guideline-based care for cervical cancer, study finds

Melanoma survivors more likely to have optimal sun protection behaviors, study finds

Melanoma survivors more likely to have optimal sun protection behaviors, study finds

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Treating pregnant women for mild thyroid dysfunction provides no benefit, study finds

Scientists to develop 'next generation' device that could help predict risk of preterm birth

Scientists to develop 'next generation' device that could help predict risk of preterm birth

New report highlights inherent weaknesses of VA's Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

New report highlights inherent weaknesses of VA's Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Listeria may pose severe risk of miscarriage in early stages of pregnancy

Listeria may pose severe risk of miscarriage in early stages of pregnancy

Study identifies sentinel-lymph-node mapping as safe, accurate way to stage endometrial cancer

Study identifies sentinel-lymph-node mapping as safe, accurate way to stage endometrial cancer