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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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New method for detecting premature birth

New method for detecting premature birth

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Women with a condition called vulvodynia process pain differently

Women with a condition called vulvodynia process pain differently

Mollycoddled boys are more likely to grow into men who will be more successful at work and in their relationships

Mollycoddled boys are more likely to grow into men who will be more successful at work and in their relationships

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Antidepressants should not be avoided in treatment of pregnant women with severe depression

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Minimally invasive procedure provides new childbirth hope

Minimally invasive procedure provides new childbirth hope

£20 million funding for stem cell research in the UK

£20 million funding for stem cell research in the UK

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

Polycystic ovary syndrome more common than originally thought

How women would like to manage heavy periods

How women would like to manage heavy periods

Data suggests potential target for Alzheimer's disease treatment

Data suggests potential target for Alzheimer's disease treatment

Folic acid important before pregnancy

Folic acid important before pregnancy

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight

Obese women more likely to have pregnancy complications and caesarean sections than women of average weight

25% of women in many countries voluntarily take folic acid tablets before conception

25% of women in many countries voluntarily take folic acid tablets before conception

Father's sperm packs more than just a fertilizer

Father's sperm packs more than just a fertilizer

Female testosterone patch significantly increased satisfying sexual activity and desire

Female testosterone patch significantly increased satisfying sexual activity and desire

Protein in the male reproductive tract is a potent anti-bacterial agent

Protein in the male reproductive tract is a potent anti-bacterial agent

Cervical Dysplasia treatment linked to water breaking too early

Cervical Dysplasia treatment linked to water breaking too early

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

Thomson launches new online medical education portal

Thomson launches new online medical education portal