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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: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Study: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Human sperm may hold potential to serve as biomarkers of future health

Human sperm may hold potential to serve as biomarkers of future health

HPV vaccine shows long-term safety and efficacy in protecting against most virulent strains

HPV vaccine shows long-term safety and efficacy in protecting against most virulent strains

UT Southwestern researchers take early step toward personalized care for breast cancer

UT Southwestern researchers take early step toward personalized care for breast cancer

Babies exposed to antibiotics during labor have delay in maturation of their gut bacteria

Babies exposed to antibiotics during labor have delay in maturation of their gut bacteria

IVF, ICSI pregnancies lead to increased risk of congenital heart defects in newborns

IVF, ICSI pregnancies lead to increased risk of congenital heart defects in newborns

Women are advised that sleeping on their side could reduce stillbirth risk

Women are advised that sleeping on their side could reduce stillbirth risk

New study further validates use of vaginal progesterone to decrease risk of preterm birth

New study further validates use of vaginal progesterone to decrease risk of preterm birth

Vaginal progesterone decreases the risk of premature birth in women with short cervix

Vaginal progesterone decreases the risk of premature birth in women with short cervix

Researchers develop computer program to find new indications for old drugs

Researchers develop computer program to find new indications for old drugs

Live births more likely to occur in women with sufficient vitamin D, research finds

Live births more likely to occur in women with sufficient vitamin D, research finds

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) may lower risk of cervical cancer

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) may lower risk of cervical cancer

IUD use linked to dramatic decrease in incidence of cervical cancer

IUD use linked to dramatic decrease in incidence of cervical cancer

Vitamin D deficiency linked to decreased likelihood of successful pregnancy in women with PCOS

Vitamin D deficiency linked to decreased likelihood of successful pregnancy in women with PCOS

Penn Medicine to conduct Northeast’s first clinical trial of uterine transplants

Penn Medicine to conduct Northeast’s first clinical trial of uterine transplants

Non-invasive diagnostic tool developed for early detection of ovarian cancer

Non-invasive diagnostic tool developed for early detection of ovarian cancer

The Obesity Society position statement focuses on breastfeeding and obesity

The Obesity Society position statement focuses on breastfeeding and obesity

Delayed cord clamping after birth could save lives of preterm babies

Delayed cord clamping after birth could save lives of preterm babies

HPV vaccination and screening combination can decrease cancer risk by more than 90%

HPV vaccination and screening combination can decrease cancer risk by more than 90%

Perinatal social worker at Loyola Medicine wins national award for excellence

Perinatal social worker at Loyola Medicine wins national award for excellence