The risk of early, sudden-onset menopause in women treated for early-stage breast cancer can be reduced with goserelin, a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist.
Pregnancy and Birth
Pink or blue? New research shows that low gestational weight gain early in the pregnancy is correlated with having a baby of a certain sex.
Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
Women who consume fried foods more than 7 times a week pre-pregnancy are more likely to have gestational diabetes when they become pregnant.
New data highlights the importance of 3 key behaviors of all women of reproductive age for preventing gestational diabetes.
Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.
A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.
Black women born with low birth weight are at increased risk for the later development of type 2 diabetes mellitus, research shows.
New research shows that obstetricians may need to rethink how they screen certain patients for gestational diabetes mellitus.
Cancer patients who are of reproductive age (especially women) can be a challenge to treat when it comes to fertility, birth control during treatment, and treatment administration during pregnancy. And for women diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy, safe treatment options need to be considered.