Gynecology & Obstetrics

Research and innovation from the gynecology and obstetrics specialists at Vanderbilt Health

Latest in Gynecology & Obstetrics

Household Income, Maternal Health Among Factors Tied to Craniofacial Clefts

In a first of its type, a Tennessee study offers a model for better understanding factors present in regions of higher risk.

Can Fish Oil Influence Smoking Habits During Pregnancy?

Researchers pilot fish oil in efforts to lower smoking rates and achieve better outcomes for babies.

Sexual Health Concerns Overlooked After Pelvic Trauma

Post-injury care plans should prioritize sexual dysfunction to give patients needed resources and counseling.

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Intrauterine System Effective for Those With and Without Inherited HMB

Research compares outcomes in the two groups using long-acting levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine systems.

Blood Clot Risk Looms in Gynecologic Cancer

Alerting clinicians to chemoprophylaxis guidelines improves adherence.

Exclusive Breastfeeding Lowers Childhood Asthma Risk´┐╝

Links confirmed between breastfeeding and resistance to common childhood respiratory illnesses.

Rare Appendiceal Cancer Affecting Younger Adults

Scientists are focused on identifying genetic and environmental contributors of appendix cancer as incidence rises.

Microbubbles Improve Detection of Ovarian Cancers

Transvaginal ultrasound technique reveals minute vascular changes associated with early lesions.

Three-decade Review Clarifies Pregnancy Risk in Lupus

Researchers find higher risks of adverse events, underutilized options for mitigation.