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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management Free

Diagnosis of PCOS typically requires two steps, and treatment is usually multifaceted.

Patient Information Sheet: A Guide to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Free

PCOS is a complex hormonal problem, but many treatments are available.

Guideline Watch

Low-Dose Aspirin and Preeclampsia Prevention Free

The USPSTF recommends daily low-dose aspirin after 12 weeks' gestation for pregnant women at high risk for preeclampsia.

Urinary Incontinence: Guidelines for Nonsurgical Management Free

The ACP recommends pelvic floor training and bladder training as first-line treatments.

News In Context

FDA Warns Against Laparoscopic Power Morcellators for Fibroid Surgery Free

Laparoscopic power morcellators should not be used for hysterectomies or to treat uterine fibroids in most women because doing so could spread unsuspected cancer and decrease survival.

Over 10% of U.S. Women Not Screened for Cervical Cancer Free

The most useful weapon we have against cervical cancer is increasing the proportion of women who are screened.

Practice Watch

Should All Women Be Screened for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations? Free

Scientist who discovered the BRCA mutation argues for universal screening, but questions abound.