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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 postpartum women are getting prescribed more narcotics than needed

Study finds postpartum women are getting prescribed more narcotics than needed

Inducing labor after 41 weeks appears to be safer in terms of perinatal survival

Inducing labor after 41 weeks appears to be safer in terms of perinatal survival

New research project could help reduce unnecessary C-sections in Ireland

New research project could help reduce unnecessary C-sections in Ireland

Eating disorders increase risk of premature birth

Eating disorders increase risk of premature birth

Depression puts teen girls in South Africa at higher risk of HIV infection

Depression puts teen girls in South Africa at higher risk of HIV infection

UIC and IDPH receive $9.5 million grant to improve maternal outcomes in Illinois

UIC and IDPH receive $9.5 million grant to improve maternal outcomes in Illinois

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

U-M's insurance coverage benefit associated with increase in IVF rates

U-M's insurance coverage benefit associated with increase in IVF rates

Early screen exposure associated with elevated sleep disruption, EBD in children with NDDs

Early screen exposure associated with elevated sleep disruption, EBD in children with NDDs

Medicaid tweak might offer means to improve U.S. maternal health

Medicaid tweak might offer means to improve U.S. maternal health

Australian women with endometriosis turning to cannabis to alleviate symptoms

Australian women with endometriosis turning to cannabis to alleviate symptoms

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

Study finds lower levels of liver decompensation in pregnant women with cirrhosis

Preventive cervical cancer screening declines among women 45 to 65 years of age

Preventive cervical cancer screening declines among women 45 to 65 years of age

Hitachi and CLB establish new research laboratory to improve diagnosis, treatment of cancer

Hitachi and CLB establish new research laboratory to improve diagnosis, treatment of cancer

Black, Hispanic women experience disparities in pain management in postpartum setting

Black, Hispanic women experience disparities in pain management in postpartum setting

Advice to pull a drug used to prevent premature birth sparks controversy

Advice to pull a drug used to prevent premature birth sparks controversy

Higher number of live births associated with poorer cardiovascular health

Higher number of live births associated with poorer cardiovascular health

New prenatal care approach offers the benefit of shared experience among women

New prenatal care approach offers the benefit of shared experience among women

New evidence that backs women's choice on where to give birth

New evidence that backs women's choice on where to give birth

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine releases statement in response to PROLONG trial results

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine releases statement in response to PROLONG trial results