National clinical practice guidelines to diagnose and treat endometriosis have been released, aiming to improve the lives of women living with the debilitating condition.
A vaginal progesterone pessary is reported to be the first progesterone treatment to be reimbursed via the PBS for the prevention of preterm birth.
A global review of twinning rates finds that humans are giving birth to more twins than ever before.
Research at The University of Melbourne reveals that most women who freeze their eggs for later use do not end up using them, leading to wastage.
Monash University researchers have created a new approach for separating high-quality sperm in assisted reproduction using combined acoustic waves and fluid dynamics.
Pregnant women who contract COVID-19 may be at higher risk of blood clotting, especially those who become severely ill with the virus, says Associate Professor Sanjaya Senanayake of the Australian National University.
A Your Fertility survey reveals that most Australians are unaware of how early their fertility starts to decline, with many placing too much faith in IVF as a backup measure.
The study compared the two most common treatments used in the long-term medical management of the condition: the oral contraceptive pill and metformin.
A UniSA researcher and qualified midwife warns that guidelines discouraging women from attending face-to-face antenatal visits could result in a spike in stillbirths.
Researchers have called for the revision of Australian birthweight charts to improve diagnosis of babies that are small for their gestational age.
Two studies published in JAMA have provided data on the effects of umbilical cord interventions on women undergoing caesarean delivery at term and the effects on preterm infants.
Researchers in Sweden set out to compare induction of labour at 41 weeks with expectant management until 42 weeks in low-risk pregnancies.
Monash University and RMIT, in collaboration with Healthtalk Australia, have launched an online resource to address the lack of information and awareness of early menopause.
Researchers at Edith Cowan University have developed a simple, low-cost test for predicting pre-eclampsia.
An Australian pilot study investigating the role of antioxidants in early embryo development has won the 2019 Best Basic Science Award.