Will Transdermal Estradiol and Micronized Progesterone Prevent Peri-menopausal Depressive Symptoms?
Summarizing a research review by Gordon et al, former FACTS elective student Anish Patel teaches us about the application of transdermal estradiol combined with micronized progesterone to address depressive symptoms in this population.
What Do People Know about Fertility? Summary of a Systematic Review
The mission of FACTS is to share the best evidence available with our healthcare colleagues and students, empowering them to educate their patients more effectively about their fertility, and in turn equipping them with the knowledge necessary to make informed choices about family planning.
The Reach of FABMs Beyond Family Planning
Sabel Hicks, a former FACTS elective student, interviewed Jeni,* a friend who has been using fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) to track her cycle for years.
N-acetyl cysteine treatment in recurrent unexplained pregnancy loss
This week, we feature a research review summarized by Alec Hampton, a medical student and former FACTS elective participant. Previous studies have identified a link between oxidative stress and miscarriage, which prompts the question of the role of antioxidants in healthy, full-term pregnancy. This study explores a well-researched antioxidant supplement, N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), as a preventative intervention in the setting of recurrent pregnancy loss.
FACTS Ambassador Feature: Theresa Sullivan
March 2, 2023 FACTS Ambassador Feature: Theresa Sullivan ‘Women need to have options' Why one nurse chose to become a women’s health practitioner By: Mariel Padilla Editor’s Note: FACTS Ambassadors are medical or health professional students and residents from across...
Expanded contraceptive counseling increases knowledge about fertility and awareness of preconception health
At FACTS, our focus is to share the science supporting the important role of fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs) and restorative reproductive medicine to enable our colleagues to help patients achieve their reproductive health goals. The reproductive life plan provides an ideal way to introduce information to patients and encourage them to carefully consider their family planning goals. The aim of this study summarized by a FACTS elective participant was to gauge the influence of Reproductive Life Plan Counseling (RLPC) on future pregnancy outcomes and lifestyle habits in women receiving standard contraceptive counseling.