Study: Sexual Function Static or Improved After Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

A recent systematic review found that for patients who underwent pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery, pain with sex decreased and overall sexual function improved or was unchanged. The results may inform how surgeons discuss POP surgery with patients.

Who Needs Chemotherapy? For Breast Cancer Patients, the RxPONDER Trial Refines the Answer

Initial results from the Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) phase 3 RxPONDER trial demonstrate that postmenopausal women with a common form of breast cancer may be able to forego chemotherapy — and its potential adverse effects — in favor of standalone hormone therapy.

Trends in Maternal Mortality Rates

Underreported maternal mortality rates have made it difficult to improve outcomes during pregnancy. Now, recent data has given a baseline to start with and understand what the U.S. can do better to prevent pregnancy-related deaths.

Research Offers New Hope for Predicting Alzheimer’s Progression

Three new studies show protein biomarkers can identify Alzheimer’s Disease years before people have symptoms.

New Research Reveals Methods to Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease in Its Earliest Stages

Researchers have discovered nontraditional techniques to identify Parkinson’s disease as early as possible, offering hope for patients seeking answers during the early stages of this difficult-to-diagnose neurological condition.