Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
About the Department
Women have unique health needs and our comprehensive services aim to treat each patient for their individual needs with support, resources, the latest technology and patient education. Our interdisciplinary approach ensures we are at the clinical forefront of new developments in medical research including advancements and expertise in gynecology, fertility, maternal fetal medicine, fetal surgery, reproductive endocrinology, women’s cancers, gynecologic urology, osteoporosis, hormone replacement therapy, and many other health topics that are important to women.
Brain Imaging Study Reveals High-Calorie Food Cravings After Starting Depo-Provera RegimenResearchers believe counseling to mitigate unwanted weight gain would help women stay on birth control, prevent more unintended pregnancies Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have found that the contraceptive injection depo medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), more widely known as Depo-Provera, can increase activity in the “reward” areas of the brain stimulated by food.