Contraindications of oral contraceptives

Oral contraceptives remain one of the most popular forms of birth control, particularly among younger women. Yet their ubiquity does…

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Ripple effects of anaemia

Healthcare professionals should be aware that iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy is common and associated with increased risk of maternal…

Bacterial vaginosis: Clinical considerations

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a polymicrobial clinical syndrome resulting from replacement of the normal hydrogen peroxide-producing Lactobacillus sp. in the…

Preventing cervical cancer

There is no known cure for cervical cancer and it can be a difficult malignancy to treat. Many of the…

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Know your contraceptives

According to a report published in The Lancet Global Health (2018), worldwide an estimated 44% of pregnancies were unintended in…

Does exercise ease dysmenorrhoea?

Exercise has a number of health benefits and has been recommended as a treatment for primary dysmenorrhoea (period pain), but…

Endometriosis: rethinking diagnosis and management

Endometriosis, a common condition in women, is an inflammatory disease associated with chronic pelvic pain and infertility, which is often…

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Pausing the biological clock

In the 1950s, the median age of women who became first-time mothers was 22. Currently, the ages of women opting…

AI: the future of radiology?

Radiology is the key diagnostic tool for many diseases and has an important role in monitoring treatment and predicting outcome.…

Ovulation induction in anovulatory infertility

In modern assisted reproductive technology (ART), multiple pregnancy rates are lower than previously reported, due to universally accepted guidelines recommending…

Fertility preservation: what are the options?

It is clear that gamete preservation for medical and non-medical indications as such, is not well-known in the clinical setting…

Complicated multiple pregnancies

The management of complicated multiple pregnancies has changed dramatically over the last few decades, thanks to improved imaging with ultrasound…

Oral contraceptives: everything you need to know

Although hormonal contraception causes some side effects, it provides highly effective contraception, has non-contraceptive benefits such as protection against endometrial…

Perimenopause: the beginning of sexual dysfunction?

A new study documents 30% increase in sexual dysfunction during perimenopause, with vaginal dryness identified as the primary culprit.

International congress highlights: ASRM 2019

The 75th annual congress of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) scientific congress and expo were held from 12…

How to avoid antibiotic resistance in UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) pose a serious health problem for patients with high cost to society. UTIs are also the…

Treatment and prevention of osteoporosis

Despite the health consequences of osteoporosis and the availability of effective treatments, it remains consistently under-diagnosed and under-treated.

What is PCOS?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is becoming more common in SA and globally, affecting as many as one in 10 women.…

What you need to know about preeclampsia testing

Testing placental growth factor (PIGF) may have value as a diagnostic adjunct in women with suspected preeclampsia, according to results…

iNova’s Women’s Health digibook

This beautifully designed digibook brings you the best women’s health-related articles from the pages of Medical Chronicle, collected for ease…

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