Recent revisions in national guidelines for cervical cancer screening may affect clinicians' ability to diagnosis adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS), particularly in young patients, according to a study published online March 6 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Intravaginal insertion of over-the-counter products is linked to an increased risk of bacterial vaginosis, according to a study published online March 6 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Serum levels of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and inhibin B are not good predictors of sperm levels in male survivors of childhood cancer, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Urinary concentrations of bisphenol A (BPA) are significantly associated with asthma in inner-city children, according to a study published in the March issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Women undergoing repeat midurethral sling procedure have a significantly increased risk of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) failure, but experience greater improvement in urinary symptom-specific quality of life (QOL) than women undergoing a primary procedure, according to research published in the February issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Low-risk bladder cancer rarely progresses to muscle invasion but is associated with an increased risk of disease-specific mortality compared with matched populations, according to research published in the March issue of The Journal of Urology.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the once-daily pill Osphena (ospemifene) to treat postmenopausal women experiencing moderate-to-severe pain during sexual intercourse.
Diagnostic errors are seen in a variety of common conditions and most often relate to process breakdowns in patient-practitioner clinical encounters, according to research published online Feb. 25 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
For patients undergoing hemodialysis, the use of catheters for vascular access is associated with the highest risk of death, infections, and cardiovascular events compared with arteriovenous fistula or graft, according to a review and meta-analysis published online Feb. 21 in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
The adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) by health providers for Medicare is increasing, but not quickly enough to avoid penalties in 2015, according to a letter published in the Feb. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.