cervical cancer

Here’s a more effective way to test for HPVA Kaiser Permanente study found that a new way to test for HPV has the potential to increase efficiency and decrease waste.
How effective is the 9-valent HPV vaccine?One study looks at how successful the 9vHPV vaccine is in preventing HPV-related cervical, vaginal, and vulvar diseases. Plus: FDA approves first neonatal MRI. Also, researchers note that obstetric services in rural areas severely lacking.
Does diet affect bone mineral density?An analysis looks at the impact of diet on bone mineral density. Also, an examination of which antidepressants in pregnancy may increase the risk of birth defects. Plus: Is the mortality rate of cervical cancer underestimated?
Top ob/gyn stories of 20162016 was a year of change and new challenges. Find out what the top news stories of 2016 were.
Is a urine-based test the future of cervical cancer screening?A Phase II study examines the efficacy of a urine-based test in screening for cervical cancer. Also, a study looks at whether cost is the reason why some patients do not adhere to breast cancer medications.
Should women over 65 be screened for cervical cancer?A study questions the existing guidance saying only women over 65 years who have risk factors should be screened for cervical cancer. Also, do placental syndromes increase the risk of cardiovascular disease? Plus: A look at Gardisil 9's safety profile.
Update: HPV preventionThe clinical impact of HPV vaccination and guidelines for its use.
Vaccine for cervical cancer precursors holds promiseIf proven effective, the vaccine, called VGX-3100, would be the first non-ablative therapy for cervical precancer.
Guideline change affects chlamydia screening rateChange in Pap smear recommendation has meant fewer occasions for testing for the STI, according to one study.
Ramifications of pelvic exam guidelinesHave pelvic guideline changes led to a reduction in other recommended screenings? Plus, how does menopause impact future cardiovascular health? And: Does childhood stress lead to negative obstetric outcomes?