American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACOG, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

 

 

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New ACOG guidelines intended to recognize, reduce CVD in pregnancy, antepartum, postpartum periods

May 4, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Obstetricians and Gynecologists discussed its recently-released guidance on how to recognize CVD in pregnant…
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Investigational oral contraceptive patch offers comparable safety to approved products

May 4, 2019
NASHVILLE. Tenn. — Combined data from three phase 3 trials showed Agile Therapeutics’ investigational oral contraceptive patch AG200-15…
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Expanded carrier screening offers insights into infant health, not complete picture

May 4, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Though expanded carrier screening can predict likely instances of infant hospitalization or infant mortality before a child…
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Endometriosis emerging as complex, systemic disease often requiring medical treatment

May 4, 2019
NASHVILLE — Endometriosis, long thought to be solely a painful condition resulting in painful lesions in the peritoneal cavity, should really…
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ACOG presidential program stresses ‘the time is now’ to end maternal mortality

May 3, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The United States is one of the most dangerous places in the industrialized world to have a baby, according to a presenter…
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Understand patient objectives, counseling resources when discussing contraception

May 3, 2019
NASHVILLE — Clinicians should focus on a patient’s goals and the risks associated with pregnancy, rather than advocating for a specific…
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Bremelanotide improves sexual desire in women

May 3, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The investigational drug bremelanotide enhanced sexual function in women regardless of the contraceptive used and its…
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ACOG meeting highlights practice management, data updates

May 2, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Healio Primary Care Today will offer comprehensive live coverage of the latest medical advances and data presented at the…
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Level of glucose intolerance affects offspring’s birth weight

May 16, 2018
Women with abnormal 1-hour glucose challenge tests had higher birth weight babies than women with normal test results, according to findings…
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ACOG committee member shares top takeaways from annual meeting

May 15, 2018
Treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding, the future of genetics in gynecology and intrapartum care were some of the highlights at the recent American…