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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 helps to better understand disease caused by Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Study helps to better understand disease caused by Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Inducing labor in first-time mothers at 39 weeks can help prevent cesarean births, finds study

Inducing labor in first-time mothers at 39 weeks can help prevent cesarean births, finds study

Electing to induce labor at 39 weeks reduces the need for C-section

Electing to induce labor at 39 weeks reduces the need for C-section

Study improves understanding of preeclampsia heart damage in pregnancy

Study improves understanding of preeclampsia heart damage in pregnancy

Researchers develop 3D model of human placenta

Researchers develop 3D model of human placenta

Women & Infants Hospital introduces new technology for physicians to mark and find breast lesions

Women & Infants Hospital introduces new technology for physicians to mark and find breast lesions

Practicing yoga benefits pregnant women, study suggests

Practicing yoga benefits pregnant women, study suggests

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

More studies needed to validate link between air pollution and gynecologic health, say researchers

More studies needed to validate link between air pollution and gynecologic health, say researchers

Research reveals why risks of complications in pregnancy vary based on baby's sex

Research reveals why risks of complications in pregnancy vary based on baby's sex

Study explores childbirth preferences of pregnant women

Study explores childbirth preferences of pregnant women

Insurance gains improve outcome for young women with gynecologic cancers

Insurance gains improve outcome for young women with gynecologic cancers

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

HPV test better than Pap when screening for cervical cancer

BWH researchers develop rapid Zika detection test using mobile health technologies

BWH researchers develop rapid Zika detection test using mobile health technologies

Scientists win NIH grant to study discrete subaortic stenosis

Scientists win NIH grant to study discrete subaortic stenosis

Researchers demonstrate feasibility of implanting micropacemaker in pericardial sac around the heart

Researchers demonstrate feasibility of implanting micropacemaker in pericardial sac around the heart

Study finds elevated risk of congenital defects in lithium-exposed infants

Study finds elevated risk of congenital defects in lithium-exposed infants

Multiple barriers may stop high-risk individuals from accessing HIV drug

Multiple barriers may stop high-risk individuals from accessing HIV drug

Research project aims to study opioid prescriptions after cesarean delivery and hysterectomy

Research project aims to study opioid prescriptions after cesarean delivery and hysterectomy