Health

US oncologist shortage may impact women's health

Anticipated future shortages of oncology providers may have a serious and specific impact on women's health care, according to Doximity's 2019 Women's Health and Oncologist Workforce Analysis.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy not advised

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant women who are not at increased risk for preterm delivery; for pregnant women at increased risk ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surgery may benefit women with two types of urinary incontinence

Surgery for stress urinary incontinence (leaking that occurs with a cough or sneeze) improves symptoms of another form of incontinence, called urgency urinary incontinence, in women who have both types, according to a study ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Subtle abuse affects women during childbirth

Stripping women of dignity and respect during childbirth is not only a violation of human rights. It also affects the health of women and babies. It's time to recognize the urgency of the problem and commit to giving women ...

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