Infertility Perspective

 
 

  • Navigating Abortion Discussions as a Physician Many physicians are struggling after Roe v Wade was overturned, but there are steps that can help maintain professionalism and decorum in the workplace.
  • Personalized Decision-Making in the Treatment of Early-Stage Breast Cancer   Tarah J. Ballinger, MD, discusses what she has learned from her day-to-day patient interactions and the nuanced decisions that patients with early-stage breast cancer make as they share in the decision-making process.
  • Abortion Laws Deny Treatments Needed for Autoimmune Disease Methotrexate, a first-line treatment for autoimmune diseases, is being denied to some patients since SCOTUS overturned Roe v Wade.
  • Precocious Puberty -- How Early Is Too Soon? Precocious puberty affects more girls each year as nutrition improves and obesity rates rise. Mark P. Trolice, MD, discusses how early may be too early for the onset of puberty.
  • EAU 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EAU 2022
  • AUGS 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from the AUGS 2022
  • Roe v Wade: Confusion Reigns An experienced nurse discusses issues and concepts regarding the landmark abortion case as well as current thoughts on when life begins.
  • Environmental Health Is Going to Get Very Personal Sometimes it seems that not much can be done to protect the environment, but there are steps we can take to lessen the impact on our personal health and protect that of our patients.
  • Episode 5: Treatment/Follow-up for Premenopausal Women With Breast Cancer   Drs Lidia Schapira and Kathryn Ruddy discuss treatment and follow-up care for premenopausal women with breast cancer.
  • AUA 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AUA 2022
  • ACOG 2022 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACOG 2022
  • Indications and Techniques for Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction Twin pregnancies have a significantly higher risk than singleton gestations of preterm birth, maternal complications, and neonatal morbidity and mortality.
  • With or Without Children: It Is None of Your Business As a physician in my thirties, people assume I have children -- or even worse, negatively judge me for not. What do I tell them? Why have I chosen this path? Find out why it really is nobody's business.
  • Fertility After Tubal Ligation — It's a Matter of 'AGE' Despite the original intent of permanent contraception, tubal sterilization regret is experienced by 2% to 26% of women.
  • Managing Acne Well   Use one of these fixed-dose combos first. And what about oral contraceptives? Dr Neil Skolnik summarizes the recommendations.
  • Endocrine Care for Childhood Cancer Survivors   Children who have been through cancer treatment may face a range of endocrine issues. Dr Jessica Lilley interviews Dr. Priyanka Bakhtiani about optimizing care for these kids.
  • 5 Things: Tips for People with Partners Experiencing IVF When Fernando Porter, MD, and his wife experienced fertility complications, Porter learned it's okay to ask for support. Here are 5 lessons he learned while accompanying his partner through IVF treatment.
  • Stress and Infertility -- Is It a Proven Cause and Effect? To provide the presumption of stress affecting reproduction, a recent survey of over 5000 infertility patients found that 98% considered emotional stress as a cause/contributor to infertility.
  • When Physicians Are the Plaintiffs The view from the exam table may not be as rosy as we hope when we are patients. Can we fix that?
  • Exploring the Relationship of COVID-19 Vaccines and Fertility Information circulating on social networks posits that the coronavirus vaccine may influence infertility in men, which, according to physicians, is not grounded in reality.