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
For the first time, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have isolated egg-producing stem cells from the ovaries of reproductive age women and shown these cells can produce what appear to be normal egg cells or ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Estrogen levels drop dramatically in menopause, a time when the risk of urinary tract infections increases significantly.
Immunology Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A large pad of fat cells that extends from the stomach and covers the intestines provides nutrients that promote the spread and growth of ovarian cancer, reports a research team based at the University of Chicago in the journal ...
Cancer Oct 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found new clues to why some urinary tract infections recur persistently after multiple rounds of treatment.
Medical research Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have devised a two-part approach to identify developing human embryos most likely to result in successful pregnancies. The technique could transform the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- According to a new study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, the Apgar test which is given to newborns one minute and five minutes after birth to evaluate their health is also an ind ...
Health Jul 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that a type of normal stem cell fuels ovarian cancer by encouraging cancer stem cells to grow.
Cancer Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cut calories, increase egg quality: Study suggests new strategy to prevent infertility, birth defects
(Medical Xpress) -- A strategy that has been shown to reduce age-related health problems in several animal studies may also combat a major cause of age-associated infertility and birth defects. Investigators from Massachusetts ...
Medical research Jul 07, 2011 | 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
(Medical Xpress)—For some women facing fertility issues, a faster way of freezing and storing eggs is expanding their reproductive options.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Amid signs of a growing shortage of primary care physicians in the United States, a new study shows that the majority of newly minted doctors continues to gravitate toward training positions ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |