Category: Obstetrics & gynecology
No evidence IV vitamin drips can treat infertility
There is no evidence IV vitamin drips can help treat infertility
Are there effective forms of SCAMs for birth control or reproduction? Of course not.
Do Covid-19 Vaccines Affect Fertility?
Fears of future infertility are keeping some parents from vaccinating their children for COVID-19. These fears are not supported by any evidence.
Menopause Isn’t Taboo
Menopause is not a taboo subject, and the Care Package is a mixture of quack remedies, questionable products, and placebos. This is silliness, not science.
Laser Therapy for Vaginal Rejuvenation
Some doctors are offering laser therapy for "vaginal rejuvenation". It is no more effective than placebo, can cause harm, and is very expensive.
Prenatal Screening Tests for Chromosome Abnormalities
Science has made remarkable advances in prenatal screening, but false positives and false negative results can occur, and there are ethical concerns.
Lipogen for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Lipogen PMS-Free is a dietary phospholipid supplement marketed as a remedy for PMS. The evidence for its effectiveness is less than convincing.
Vyleesi: New Drug for Hypoactive Sexual Desire in Women
New drug to treat hypoactive sexual desire in women, Vyleesi, is not very effective and has several drawbacks. It is NOT Viagra for women.
SmartJane Test of Vaginal Health: Clever Marketing, Questionable Science
uBiome claims that its SmartJane test's proprietary technology empowers customers to assess their own vaginal health. The company is being investigated for fraudulent billing practices, and the rationale for the test makes no sense.
Hormone replacement therapy in menopause is safer and more effective than we have been led to believe. A new book examines the evidence and sets the record straight.