womens healthlast update: 22/04/07

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  • Approach to diagnosis and management of abnormal uterine bleeding ***** new!!!

  • Hormone Therapy for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Postmenopausal Women - An Evidence-Based Approach *****

  • Prolonged exposure to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors during pregnancy *****

  • Management of Spontaneous Abortion *****

  • Taking antidepressants during late pregnancy *****

  • What is the best approach to the evaluation of hirsutism? *****

  • Acupuncture for menopausal hot flushes *****

  • Tumour necrosis factor alpha and use of infliximab *****

  • Fibroids (Uterine Myomatosis, Leiomyomas)-Clinical Evidence Concise *****

  • Evidence-Based Prenatal Care: Part I. General Prenatal Care and Counseling Issues *****

  • Marijuana use and breastfeeding *****

  • Transdermal progesterone creams for postmenopausal women: more hype than hope? *****

  • Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Disease in the Newborn *****

  • Duloxetine for female stress urinary incontinence *****

  • Lactobacillus does not prevent post-antibiotic vaginitis *****

  • Female athlete triad *****

  • Is it all right to drink a little during pregnancy? *****

  • MRI for breast imaging *****

  • Antidepressant Medications in Pregnancy *****

  • Management of Cervical Cytologic Abnormalities *****

  • MRI is more accurate than mammogram in high risk patients *****

  • Screening Mammography in Women 40 to 49 Years of Age *****

  • Assessing breast cancer risk ****

  • Pharmacologic Prevention of Osteoporotic Fractures *****

  • Soy protein isoflavones do not reduce postmenopausal complications *****

  • Using corticosteroids during pregnancy *****

  • Diagnosis and Management of Galactorrhea ****

  • NAMS Releases Position Statement on the Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms Associated with Menopause *****

  • No long-term benefit shown for bones after HRT *****

  • Use Single Course of Corticosteroids for PPROM *****

  • Multivitamin supplements for pregnant women *****

  • Hypothyroidism during pregnancy ****

  • Shoulder Dystocia ****

  • Effect of Hysterectomy vs Medical Treatment on Health-Related Quality of Life and Sexual Functioning ****

  • Once daily valcyclovir slightly reduces the risk of transmitting HSV-2 to uninfected partners *****

  • Treating nausea and vomiting during pregnancy: case outcome ****

  • HRT and breast cancer *****

  • Polycystic ovary syndrome - Practice Essentials *****

  • Risks of untreated depression during pregnancy *****

  • Consider turning breech presentations at 34-36 weeks *****

  • Does Metformin Improve Clinical Features of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? *****

  • Recurrent urinary tract infection in women *****

  • Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus *****

  • Metformin in polycystic ovary syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis *****

  • Cervical Chlamydia trachomatis infection ****

  • Unexplained infertility, endometriosis, and fibroids *****

  • Circumcision and cervical cancer - Is there a link? *****

  • Recent developments in obstetrics ****

  • Current Perspectives in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome ****

  • Soy-derived isoflavones don't help hot flushes *****

  • Vaccinations in Pregnancy *****

  • Ionizing radiation during pregnancy *****

  • Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy *****

  • Update on treatment of menstrual disorders *****

  • Estrogen Plus Progestin and the Incidence of Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment in Postmenopausal Women *****

  • Approach to urinary incontinence in women *****

  • Vulvovaginal candidiasis *****

  • Alendronate Prevents Loss of Bone Density Associated With Discontinuation of Hormone Replacement Therapy *****

  • Anorexia nervosa during pregnancy *****

  • Comprehensive breast cancer screening *****

  • Electric shock during pregnancy *****

  • Alopecia in Women *****

  • Critical Appraisal - Hormone replacement therapy *****

  • Exposure to electromagnetic fields during pregnancy *****

  • Menopausal Combined Hormone Therapy Update *****

  • Mastectomy versus lumpectomy for breast cancer *****

  • Taking St Johnís wort during pregnancy *****

  • Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement: Recommendations and Rationale *****

  • Antithrombotic therapy in special circumstances. Ipregnancy and cancer ****

  • Breast-Conserving Surgery for Breast Cancer ****

  • Influenza vaccination during pregnancy *****

  • Newer oral contraceptive pill does not increase risk of breast cancer *****

  • Accuracy of Hysteroscopy in the Diagnosis of Endometrial Cancer and Hyperplasia *****

  • Depression in women of reproductive age ****

  • Update on reversible contraception ****

  • Screening for and Treating Asymptomatic Bacterial Vaginosis in Pregnancy *****

  • Estrogen plus progestin increased coronary heart disease and breast cancer events in postmenopausal women *****

  • Interpretation of rubella serology in pregnancy pitfalls and problems *****

  • Failure of Estrogen Plus Progestin Therapy for Prevention *****

  • Oral and intravaginal agents are equally effective for treatment of uncomplicated vulvovaginal candidiasis *****

  • Risk-Reducing Salpingo-oophorectomy in Women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 Mutation *****

  • Varicella - Zoster Virus Pneumonia in Pregnant Woman (acrobat reader) *****

  • 2001 Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Women With Cervical Cytological Abnormalities *****

  • Etidronate decreases vertebral but not nonvertebral fractures in postmenopausal women *****

  • Osteopontin as a Potential Diagnostic Biomarker for Ovarian Cancer ****

  • Which is better for the management of postpartum perineal pain: ibuprofen or acetaminophen with codeine? *****

  • Antiphospholipid antibodies and pregnancy loss *****

  • AAP Updates Statement for Transfer of Drugs and Other Chemicals Into Breast Milk *****

  • Do acetylsalicylic acid and other antiplatelet drugs prevent preeclampsia? *****

  • Breast cancer - Recent developments *****

  • Urologic Issues During Pregnancy ****

  • Screening for HIV during pregnancy ***

  • Are oral contraceptives (OCPs) with anti-androgenic progestins preferred over other OCPs in patients with acne? *****

  • Does episiotomy increase perineal laceration length in primiparous women?*****

  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Pregnancy: Rapid answers using the Cochrane Library *****

  • Review: The levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system prevents more pregnancies than do intrauterine devices (IUDs) 250 mm2 but not > 250 mm2 *****

  • Is sildenafil (Viagra) an efficacious treatment for sexual arousal disorder in premenopausal women? *****

  • Efficacy of Progesterone and Progestogens in Management of Premenstrual Syndrome: Systematic Review *****

  • What is the best diagnostic approach to postmenopausal vaginal bleeding in women taking hormone replacement therapy? *****

  • Trastuzumab (Herceptin) for Metastatic Breast Cancer *****

  • Mid-Trimester Endovaginal Sonography in Women at High Risk for Spontaneous Preterm Birth ****

  • Valvular heart disease and pregnancy**** ****

  • Initial Management of Breastfeeding ****

  • New Tests for Cervical Cancer Screening ****

  • Phytoestrogen therapy for menopausal symptoms? *****

  • Is ginger root effective for decreasing the severity of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy? *****

  • Maternal obesity and risk of neural tube defects *****

  • Endometrial sampling for postmenopausal bleeding *****

  • What is the optimal protocol for diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy? *****

  • Menopause and hormone replacement Evaluation and treatment *****

  • Misoprostol during pregnancy *****

  • How accurate is a second-trimester prenatal ultrasound in the diagnosis of Down syndrome? *****

  • Management of spontaneous miscarriage in the first trimester ****

  • Effective treatments for bacterial vaginosis in nonpregnant women? *****

  • Women's Health - Filling the Gaps ****

  • Adjuvant therapy for breast cancer who should get what? *****

  • Paternal and Maternal Components of the Predisposition to Preeclampsia ****

  • Pelvic inflammatory disease - Extracts from "Clinical Evidence" *****

  • Osteoporosis: Part I. Evaluation and Assessment ****

  • Chronic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis ****

  • Abnormal uterine bleeding ****

  • Risk of adverse birth outcome and miscarriage in pregnant users of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ****

  • Is the sweeping of membranes a useful intervention in conjunction with induction of labor in term pregnancy? *****

  • Obstetric Care in Patients with HIV Disease ****

  • Occupational exposure to inhaled anesthetic Is it a concern for pregnant women? *****

  • Genital wart treatments*****

  • Emergency Postcoital Contraception****

  • Oral contraceptive studies show a need for caution with databases****

  • Which drugs are contraindicated during breastfeeding? *****

  • Ovarian Cancer Screening *****

  • Ectopic pregnancy - incidence, causes, diagnosis, and management *****

  • Screening for breast cancer ****

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: It's Not Just Infertility ****

  • Down Syndrome: Prenatal Risk Assessment and Diagnosis ****

  • The Role of Hormone Replacement Therapy in the Prevention of Postmenopausal Heart Disease ****

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Screening ****

  • Hirsutism in Women ****

  • Female Sexual Dysfunction: Evaluation and Treatment ****

  • Osteoporosis prevention, detection, and treatment ****

  • Hormone Withdrawal Symptoms in Oral Contraceptive Users ****

  • Midline versus mediolateral episiotomy ****

  • Treatment of Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis ****

  • Evaluation of Pregnant Women Exposed to Respiratory Viruses ****

  • Life Expectancy Gains From Cancer Prevention Strategies for Women With Breast Cancer and BRCA1or BRCA2 Mutations ****

  • The Evaluation of Common Breast Problems ****

  • Managing endometriosis ****

  • Pyelonephritis in Pregnancy: Is Hospitalization Necessary? *****

  • Cervical Cancer - Review ****

  • Ectopic Pregnancy ****

  • Sexually transmitted diseases in women ****

  • Reducing Vaginal Bleeding During Hormone Therapy *****

  • Prenatal ultrasound examinations and risk of childhood leukaemia: case-control study ****

  • Menopausal Estrogen and Estrogen-Progestin Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk ****

  • Reduction of vertebral fracture risk with raloxifene ****

  • Second-Trimester Serum Chorionic Gonadotropin Concentrations and Complications and Outcome of Pregnancy ****

  • Human Papillomavirus and the Risk of Cervical Cancer ****

  • Transdermal vs. Oral Hormone Replacement Therapy *****

  • Review: Vitamin B6 is beneficial in the premenstrual syndrome*****

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding ****

  • Contraception ****

  • HPV testing for patients with ASCUS Pap results****

  • Epidurals and labour*****

  • The third generation oral contraceptive controversy *****

  • Recent advances - Gynaecology *****

  • Menopausal Hormone Therapy Revisited - Levels of Evidence*****

  • Integrated Screening for Down's Syndrome Based on Tests Performed during the First and Second Trimesters ****

  • Primary Dysmenorrhea****

  • Exposure to organic solvents Does it adversely affect pregnancy? ****

  • Transplacental Transmission of Natural-Killer-Cell Lymphoma ****

  • Analyzing Amenorrhea ****

  • Update on treatment of early breast cancer*****

  • Management of first trimester spontaneous abortion*****

  • Home pregnancy tests reviewed*****

  • Third-generation Pills*****

  • Endometrial Cancer****

  • Care of the newborn in the delivery room *****

  • ABC of labour care - Induction ****

  • Pelvic Radiation with Concurrent Chemotherapy Compared with Pelvic and Para-Aortic Radiation for High-Risk Cervical Cancer *****

  • HRT and hip fractures****

  • Oral versus vaginal administration of misoprostol for labor induction *****

  • Treatment with a gonadotrophin releasing hormone agonist before hysterectomy for leiomyomas: results of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial *****

  • Is topical tretinoin safe during the first trimester? ****

  • Preterm Labor ****

  • Do silicone breast implants affect breastfeeding? ***

  • Screening for Genetic Risk of Breast Cancer *****

  • Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy*****

  • Improving Treatment of Urinary Incontinence*****

  • Vaginal Ultrasonography to Evaluate Postmenopausal Bleeding ****

  • Toxoplasmosis ****

  • Appropriate Use of the Intrauterine Device ****

  • Stress urinary incontinence in women

  • Epidural Analgesia During Labor *****

  • Common Peripartum Emergencies *****

  • Intrauterine Growth Retardation ****

  • Use of antibiotics to prevent preterm birth ****

  • Management of Female Sexual Assault ****

  • Ovarian cancer risk ****

  • First trimester ultrasound screening ****

  • Cerebral sinus thrombosis and oral contraceptives ****

  • Hormone replacement therapy - Review ***** don"t miss it

  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction: Identification and Management *****

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome *****

  • Treatment Strategies for Premenstrual Syndrome *****

  • The Woman with Dysuria *****

  • Investigating and managing infertility in general practice *****

  • What do we know about Contraception? ***** new!!!

  • Bacterial Vaginosis: An Update*****

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