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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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Med students ‘feel very behind’ because of COVID-induced disruptions in training

Med students ‘feel very behind’ because of COVID-induced disruptions in training

UBC discovery may offer new treatment possibility for women with rare form of ovarian cancer

UBC discovery may offer new treatment possibility for women with rare form of ovarian cancer

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

New surgical approach is highly acceptable among women with ovarian cancer risk

COVID-19 mother transmitted virus to baby during pregnancy, report physicians

COVID-19 mother transmitted virus to baby during pregnancy, report physicians

Children play a larger role in the community spread of COVID-19 than previously thought

Children play a larger role in the community spread of COVID-19 than previously thought

Number of in-person health care visits not linked to COVID-19 infection in pregnant patients

Number of in-person health care visits not linked to COVID-19 infection in pregnant patients

Obese pregnant women have greater risk of early and late-onset hypertensive disorders

Obese pregnant women have greater risk of early and late-onset hypertensive disorders

Only half of pregnant women worldwide get treatment for preventable Rh disease

Only half of pregnant women worldwide get treatment for preventable Rh disease

Maternal cannabis use in pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism in children

Maternal cannabis use in pregnancy linked to increased risk of autism in children

Miscarriage risk increases with each additional week of alcohol exposure in early pregnancy

Miscarriage risk increases with each additional week of alcohol exposure in early pregnancy

Non-hormonal therapy found to be effective for menopause-associated symptoms

Non-hormonal therapy found to be effective for menopause-associated symptoms

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

New technique can predict potential preterm birth with 73% accuracy in high-risk women

New technique can predict potential preterm birth with 73% accuracy in high-risk women

Women receiving treatment for cancers are not at increased of being hospitalized for COVID-19

Women receiving treatment for cancers are not at increased of being hospitalized for COVID-19

New technique spots potential preterm birth in asymptomatic high-risk women

New technique spots potential preterm birth in asymptomatic high-risk women

Perinatal depression not only affects the mother but has a lasting impact on offspring

Perinatal depression not only affects the mother but has a lasting impact on offspring

New book provides details about different types of fetal cardiac abnormalities

New book provides details about different types of fetal cardiac abnormalities

Monthly vaginal ring moves one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method

Monthly vaginal ring moves one step closer to becoming a new HIV prevention method

COVID-19 has substantial negative impact on physical and mental well-being of families

COVID-19 has substantial negative impact on physical and mental well-being of families

Neo-self antibody could be a major cause of recurrent pregnancy loss

Neo-self antibody could be a major cause of recurrent pregnancy loss