NSAIDs and menstrual blood loss Should NSAIDs be first-line treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding? Tool helps with decision-making for fibroid management October 13, 2015 By Judith M. Orvos ELS A clinical decision tool serves as a framework for providers to counsel patients about mode of hysterectomy. The economics of uterine fibroids October 13, 2015 By Susan C. Olmstead A study tabulates the direct and indirect costs. A 'window' into the female immune system August 14, 2015 By Susan C. Olmstead Opportunistic infections tend to invade the female reproductive tract during certain "windows of vulnerability," researchers have found. Chronic sexual pain: a layered guide to evaluation Many advances have been made in understanding the multi-layered causes of sexual pain, and most women can resume or begin satisfying sexual lives after diagnosis and up-to-date treatment. ACOG Guidelines at a glance: Lynch syndrome Identification and surveillance will help carriers avoid cancer. Uterine fibroids: medical management options For women in whom surgery is not recommended or necessary, treatment with the goal of symptom relief and size reduction can be achieved medically. Are common chemicals associated with earlier onset of menopause? February 04, 2015 By Miranda Hester A study of a representative sample of US women shows a clinically significant association between early menopause and exposure to 15 different endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Use of ICSI on rise, but are outcomes better? Results of a retrospective cohort study show that use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection is on the rise but cast doubt on whether the technology is improving reproductive outcomes. Brian Levine, MD, MS provides commentary.