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Women's Health

Image: The Phexxi vaginal gel contraceptive system (Photo courtesy of Evofem Biosciences)

Novel Vaginal Gel Prevents Pregnancy On-Demand

A new non-hormonal gel prevents contraception by keeping vaginal pH levels in a range that is inhospitable to sperm. More...
15 Sep 2020
Image: The Nella NuSpec reusable vaginal speculum (Photo courtesy of Ceek Women\'s Health)

Reusable Vaginal Speculum Improves Patient Experience

A novel vaginal speculum introduces a major redesign that takes into account both patient experience and unmet clinical needs. More...
24 Aug 2020
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The PulseNmore dockable ultrasound solution (Photo courtesy of PulseNmore)

Tele-Ultrasound Device Allows Pregnant Women to Scan at Home

A handheld device enables pregnant women to perform ultrasound scans on themselves and receive feedback from a physician or sonographer. More...
19 Aug 2020
Typical GC-IMS output of a vaginal swab. Red spots indicate individual chemicals and machine learning identifies which of these chemicals hold discriminatory information (Photo courtesy of the University of Warwick).

New Technique Predicts Preterm Births in High Risk Women

Globally, preterm birth is the leading cause of death in children under 5 years with 15 million babies being born before 37 weeks’ gestation each year. Spontaneous preterm birth is a syndrome, which can be precipitated by a variety of factors. More...
14 Aug 2020
Image: Menopause is a risk factor for metabolic syndrome (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Menopause Can Increase Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

A new study identifies menopause as a risk factor for the development of metabolic syndrome (MTS) or its components, such as hypertension and high blood sugar. More...
14 Jul 2020
Image: N2O is safe for analgesia control during labor (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Nitrous Oxide Use During Labor Is Safe

A new study suggests that the use of nitrous oxide (N2O) as a pain relief option for women in labor is safe for both newborn child and mother. More...
09 Jun 2020
Image: AAA endovascular repair is riskier for women (Photo courtesy of Dreamstime)

Mortality Higher in Women Following AAA Endovascular Repair

 Women with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are more likely to undergo open repair than men, and are also more likely to die after endovascular repair, according to a new study. More...
11 Mar 2020
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