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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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Pilot human trial uses new falloposcope device to capture images of fallopian tubes

Pilot human trial uses new falloposcope device to capture images of fallopian tubes

Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

Study: Many incarcerated pregnant people with opioid use disorder do not receive standard of care treatment

U of U Health researchers assess the effectiveness of new contraceptive gel for men

U of U Health researchers assess the effectiveness of new contraceptive gel for men

Northwestern medical student explores trends in pre-pregnancy cardiovascular health

Northwestern medical student explores trends in pre-pregnancy cardiovascular health

Preconception weight loss may not increase obese woman's chances of delivering a healthy baby

Preconception weight loss may not increase obese woman's chances of delivering a healthy baby

Researchers detect Delta variant in the blood and placentas of women who had pregnancy complications

Researchers detect Delta variant in the blood and placentas of women who had pregnancy complications

Study reveals an increasing proportion of women giving birth at 40+

Study reveals an increasing proportion of women giving birth at 40+

Low birth weight among IVF babies unlikely to be driven by the reproductive technology

Low birth weight among IVF babies unlikely to be driven by the reproductive technology

Study reveals widespread impact of COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and newborn care in Europe

Study reveals widespread impact of COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and newborn care in Europe

Scientists receive grants to advance research on imaging system to monitor uterine contractions

Scientists receive grants to advance research on imaging system to monitor uterine contractions

Study reports higher rates of trauma for mothers and babies after operative vaginal delivery in Canada

Study reports higher rates of trauma for mothers and babies after operative vaginal delivery in Canada

Vaccinated mothers transfer SARS-CoV-2 antibodies to their breastfed infants

Vaccinated mothers transfer SARS-CoV-2 antibodies to their breastfed infants

Study finds a small, temporary menstrual change in women associated with COVID-19 vaccination

Study finds a small, temporary menstrual change in women associated with COVID-19 vaccination

Study adds new evidence supporting the safety of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy

Study adds new evidence supporting the safety of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy

Study finds rise in marijuana use among pregnant and postpartum people living with HIV

Study finds rise in marijuana use among pregnant and postpartum people living with HIV

Hypertension-related maternal mortality rates continue to increase in the United States

Hypertension-related maternal mortality rates continue to increase in the United States

Higher rates of preeclampsia found among Black women born in the U.S. than foreign-born counterparts

Higher rates of preeclampsia found among Black women born in the U.S. than foreign-born counterparts

Human iPSC-derived fallopian tube organoids reveal the origins of common ovarian cancer

Human iPSC-derived fallopian tube organoids reveal the origins of common ovarian cancer

Pregnant women should not delay COVID-19 vaccination until late pregnancy, study suggests

Pregnant women should not delay COVID-19 vaccination until late pregnancy, study suggests

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys