OB/GYN 1006 - OB/GYN Clinical Alert - Jun 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the obstetrician and gynecologist.


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Leon Speroff, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oregon Health and Science University

Peer Reviewer
Catherine Leclair, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of OB/GYN
Oregon Health and Science University

Associate Editors
Sarah L. Berga, MD
James Robert McCord Professor and Chair
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Emory University School of Medicine

John C. Hobbins, MD
Professor and Chief of Obstetrics
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Robert L. Colemen, MD
Associate Professor
University of Texas; M.D.
Anderson Cancer Center


  • Results of Raloxifene RUTH and STAR Trials
  • Calorie Restriction on Biomarkers of Longevity, Metabolic Adaptation, and Oxidative Stress in Overweight Individuals
  • Membrane Sweeping at Initiation of Labor Induction
  • Angiogenesis and the Strategic Target for Ovarian Cancer Therapy


  • to present the latest data regarding diagnosis and treatment of various diseases affecting women, including cancer, sexually transmitted diseases, and osteoporosis
  • present new data concerning prenatal care and complications, as well as neonatal health
  • discuss the pros, cons, and cost-effectiveness of new testing procedures

Financial Disclosure:

OB/GYN Clinical Alert’s Editor, Leon Speroff, MD, is a consultant for Barr Laboratories.

Peer ReviewerCatherine Leclair, MD reports no financial relationship to this field of study.

Associate Editor Sarah L. Berga, MD is a consultant for Pfizer, Organon, and is involved in research for Berlex and Health Decisions, Inc.

Associate Editor John C. Hobbins, MD reports no financial relationship to this field of study.

Associate Editor Robert L. Coleman, MD is on the speaker’s bureau for GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Ortho Biotech.

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