A new Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) study has found that low-income and minority parents may be more receptive to vaccinating their daughters against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), while white, middle-class parents ...
Cancer May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new, free iPad application developed at UCLA helps women navigate through the sometimes confusing process of selecting a birth control method without sacrificing quality of information. The app is appealing to look at, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A small survey of U.S. obstetrics and gynecology residents finds that fewer than one in five receives formal training in menopause medicine, and that seven in 10 would like to receive it.
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For the many pregnant women who are concerned about how beauty products, such as hair dyes and skin creams, will affect their developing baby, an expert offers some advice on what is safe.
Health Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new gentler chemotherapy drug in the form of nanoparticles has been designed by Northwestern Medicine® scientists to be less toxic to a young woman's fertility but extra tough on cancer. This is the first cancer drug tested ...
Cancer Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants taken by a woman during pregnancy do not impact her infant's growth over the first year, reports a new study from a Northwestern Medicine scientist.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Why does chronic stress lead to increased risk for dementia? The answer may lie in the elevation of stress steroids that is seen in the brain during stress, Sara K. Bengtsson suggests in the thesis she is ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A surprisingly high number of women have postpartum depressive symptoms, according to a new, large-scale study by a Northwestern Medicine® researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Recent changes to cervical cancer screening guidelines that recommend less stringent testing may result in a higher incidence of a particularly aggressive type of cervical cancer in young women, ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have discovered that deleting a specific gene in mice prevents them from becoming obese even on a high fat diet, a finding they believe may be replicated in humans.
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers from Norway found that women with a pre-pregnancy body mass index (BMI) of 40 had an increased risk of vacuum extraction delivery or Cesarean section (C-section). Findings that appear in Acta Obstetricia et Gy ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new mother may constantly worry and check to see if her baby is still breathing. Or she may fret about germs, obsessing whether she's properly sterilized the bottles, then wash and rewash them.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Earth Day may be more than a month away, but another, more personal, ecosystem has been shown to also be worth protecting—within our bodies are communities of microbes that affect the behavior of human cells hosting them. ...
Medical research Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Boosting demand for intrauterine devices, commonly referred to as IUDs, and improving access to them can significantly increase their use in developing countries, where they have traditionally been an unpopular method of ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have discovered that many women with low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary or peritoneum have seen their tumors ...
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |