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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 direct link between birth outcomes and placental oxygen transport

Study finds direct link between birth outcomes and placental oxygen transport

Decrease in diversity of vaginal microbes linked to preterm birth

Decrease in diversity of vaginal microbes linked to preterm birth

New HPV vaccine could prevent most infections and millions of cancers

New HPV vaccine could prevent most infections and millions of cancers

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

Common periodontal pathogen may delay conception in young women, study finds

In Texas, abstinence-only programs may contribute to teen pregnancies

In Texas, abstinence-only programs may contribute to teen pregnancies

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows

Study disrupts conventional wisdom that uterine fibroids cause miscarriages

Study disrupts conventional wisdom that uterine fibroids cause miscarriages

Expedited partner therapy for STIs provides health and cost benefits

Expedited partner therapy for STIs provides health and cost benefits

Antidepressant use during pregnancy not linked to newborn problems at 2-4 weeks after birth

Antidepressant use during pregnancy not linked to newborn problems at 2-4 weeks after birth

Study suggests Zika virus poses wider threat in human pregnancies

Study suggests Zika virus poses wider threat in human pregnancies

Training program reduces unnecessary cesareans and improves care for mothers, babies

Training program reduces unnecessary cesareans and improves care for mothers, babies

Age-old medical technique can help infertile couples achieve successful pregnancy

Age-old medical technique can help infertile couples achieve successful pregnancy

Two-dose HPV vaccine provides effective protection against genital warts

Two-dose HPV vaccine provides effective protection against genital warts

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Research finds that only few women receive long-lasting contraception due to poor access

Research finds that only few women receive long-lasting contraception due to poor access

Pregnant women more likely to be victim of assault-related trauma, study shows

Pregnant women more likely to be victim of assault-related trauma, study shows

Obese women may get less dangerous form of preeclampsia, study suggests

Obese women may get less dangerous form of preeclampsia, study suggests

Researchers pinpoint gene that plays crucial role in formation of neural tube defects

Researchers pinpoint gene that plays crucial role in formation of neural tube defects

Pediatric cardiology expert advises pregnant women to ask three questions about fetal ultrasounds

Pediatric cardiology expert advises pregnant women to ask three questions about fetal ultrasounds

Disrupting the circadian clock can alter gut microbiome and the body's response to diet

Disrupting the circadian clock can alter gut microbiome and the body's response to diet