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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 rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

Study finds rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

Introduction of childbirth guide results in fewer stillbirths at East African hospital

Introduction of childbirth guide results in fewer stillbirths at East African hospital

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

Most ovarian cancers start in the fallopian tubes, study finds

Most ovarian cancers start in the fallopian tubes, study finds

PSV soccer club to adopt Philips’ Lumify portable ultrasound for diagnosis of players’ injuries

PSV soccer club to adopt Philips’ Lumify portable ultrasound for diagnosis of players’ injuries

Study pinpoints racial disparities linked to severity and effects of peripartum cardiomyopathy

Study pinpoints racial disparities linked to severity and effects of peripartum cardiomyopathy

Epidural analgesics have no effect on the duration of the second stage of labor, study reveals

Epidural analgesics have no effect on the duration of the second stage of labor, study reveals

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Experts in obstetric care come together to realize quality measures for high-risk pregnancies

Novel midday bright light therapy decreases symptoms of depression in bipolar patients

Novel midday bright light therapy decreases symptoms of depression in bipolar patients

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

UIC study receives $3 million federal grant to study effects of inflammation on PCOS

UIC study receives $3 million federal grant to study effects of inflammation on PCOS

Research will explore biological mechanisms triggered by air pollution exposure during pregnancy

Research will explore biological mechanisms triggered by air pollution exposure during pregnancy

Increased fFN testing could help provide better care for women with symptoms of preterm labor

Increased fFN testing could help provide better care for women with symptoms of preterm labor

SONOSCANNER receives marketing approval from FDA for new U-lite EXP multi-purpose device

SONOSCANNER receives marketing approval from FDA for new U-lite EXP multi-purpose device

Wayne State receives $2 million NIH grant for new study on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Wayne State receives $2 million NIH grant for new study on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Experts continue to recommend that all pregnant women receive a flu shot

Experts continue to recommend that all pregnant women receive a flu shot

UTMB scientists gain new insights into factors that lead to preterm birth

UTMB scientists gain new insights into factors that lead to preterm birth

HPV vaccine can improve chances of conception in some women, study finds

HPV vaccine can improve chances of conception in some women, study finds

Know your body and stay informed for prevention of gynecologic cancers

Know your body and stay informed for prevention of gynecologic cancers