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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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Preventing cardiac problems during pregnancy

Preventing cardiac problems during pregnancy

Women’s Heart Fund announces launch of ‘Community Conversations with the CDI’

Women’s Heart Fund announces launch of ‘Community Conversations with the CDI’

Experts think progesterone could prevent 8,500 miscarriages a year

Experts think progesterone could prevent 8,500 miscarriages a year

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas designated as Level IV maternal care center

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas designated as Level IV maternal care center

What parents need to know about the HPV vaccine

What parents need to know about the HPV vaccine

Call for FDA to withdraw preterm birth drug divides doctors and insurers

Call for FDA to withdraw preterm birth drug divides doctors and insurers

Study highlights persistent unexplained gender differences in pay for physicians

Study highlights persistent unexplained gender differences in pay for physicians

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Elagolix drug suppresses ovarian hormone production, prevents heavy menstrual bleeding

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes and preeclampsia at risk for higher BMI

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