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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 examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Study examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Pregnant women who fail to have regular check-ups more likely to be suffering physical violence

Pregnant women who fail to have regular check-ups more likely to be suffering physical violence

Study finds no significant link between using talc and ovarian cancer risk

Study finds no significant link between using talc and ovarian cancer risk

Childbirth education classes may help pregnant women have successful vaginal deliveries

Childbirth education classes may help pregnant women have successful vaginal deliveries

Zinc and folic acid supplements fail to improve fertility in men

Zinc and folic acid supplements fail to improve fertility in men

Study shows unnecessary Pap smear and pelvic exams common in young women

Study shows unnecessary Pap smear and pelvic exams common in young women

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Uterine balloon tamponade is almost 86% effective in preventing maternal mortality from hemorrhaging

Study hints a link between disruptions to progesterone signaling and recurrent miscarriage

Study hints a link between disruptions to progesterone signaling and recurrent miscarriage

Millions of 'outdated' tests performed on healthy young women, study finds

Millions of 'outdated' tests performed on healthy young women, study finds

Commercial weight management groups may be helpful for weight loss in postnatal women

Commercial weight management groups may be helpful for weight loss in postnatal women

Researchers identify key biomarkers for predicting autism in newborns

Researchers identify key biomarkers for predicting autism in newborns

Majority of people do not want religious doctrine dictating healthcare choices, study reveals

Majority of people do not want religious doctrine dictating healthcare choices, study reveals

Yang and Sanders use maternal mortality stats to talk about race

Yang and Sanders use maternal mortality stats to talk about race

Traffic-related air pollution increases risk of hypertension in pregnant woman

Traffic-related air pollution increases risk of hypertension in pregnant woman

Long-acting reversible contraceptives are highly effective, but restricted by some hospitals

Long-acting reversible contraceptives are highly effective, but restricted by some hospitals

Minority stress adds an extra layer to fear of childbirth

Minority stress adds an extra layer to fear of childbirth

Harvard scientists demonstrate possible strategy for achieving herpes virus control

Harvard scientists demonstrate possible strategy for achieving herpes virus control

Study explores Instagram users' experiences of miscarriage

Study explores Instagram users' experiences of miscarriage

Smoking during pregnancy may increase woman's risk of developing gestational diabetes

Smoking during pregnancy may increase woman's risk of developing gestational diabetes

Trial investigating "abortion pill reversal" stops due to safety concerns

Trial investigating "abortion pill reversal" stops due to safety concerns