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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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Vaginal seeding may be risky say experts

Vaginal seeding may be risky say experts

Northwestern Medicine scientists develop novel method to track HIV infection

Northwestern Medicine scientists develop novel method to track HIV infection

Artificial womb may provide avenue to improve outcomes for extremely preterm infants

Artificial womb may provide avenue to improve outcomes for extremely preterm infants

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Mount Sinai experts offer tips on knowing risks and detecting symptoms of ovarian cancer

Vaccinating children against HPV could prevent cancer risk in later life

Vaccinating children against HPV could prevent cancer risk in later life

Postoperative patients use fewer opioid medications than prescribed after hernia surgery

Postoperative patients use fewer opioid medications than prescribed after hernia surgery

A smartphone app approved as a method of contraception

A smartphone app approved as a method of contraception

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

‘Bureaucratic ninjas’ slice red-tape to battle health disparities

‘Bureaucratic ninjas’ slice red-tape to battle health disparities

Early term deliveries increase babies' long-term risk for diabetes, obesity-related illnesses

Early term deliveries increase babies' long-term risk for diabetes, obesity-related illnesses

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Study shows new method for repairing disease-causing mutation in human embryos

Researchers ferreting out patients most likely to become resistant to cancer treatment

Researchers ferreting out patients most likely to become resistant to cancer treatment

Freezing of IVF embryos more likely to increase pregnancy rates, study finds

Freezing of IVF embryos more likely to increase pregnancy rates, study finds

New law in Rhode Island mandates fertility preservation coverage prior to medical treatment

New law in Rhode Island mandates fertility preservation coverage prior to medical treatment

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

SLUCare obstetricians examine novel device to treat postpartum hemorrhage

SLUCare obstetricians examine novel device to treat postpartum hemorrhage

Researchers identify issues with current maternal CMV screening methods

Researchers identify issues with current maternal CMV screening methods

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

Scientists find simple way to raise accuracy of diagnostic tests and common assays

Scientists find simple way to raise accuracy of diagnostic tests and common assays