Obstetrics & gynaecology

Preeclampsia screening method found superior to current tests

New research highlights a more accurate way to screen for preeclampsia in pregnant women than currently recommended methods. Published early online in Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the study challenges the UK's current ...

Diabetes

Looking to take type 2 diabetes into remission

Since launching two years ago, an innovative study, led by Western professor Irene Hramiak, aims to induce remission of type 2 diabetes and has captured the attention of hundreds of Londoners. For those with type 2 diabetes, ...

Cancer

Big data analysis predicts risk of radiotherapy side effects

Analysing big data to predict men's risk of side effects could help personalise radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute's (NCRI) Cancer Conference ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Family history questionnaire ups genetic counseling for CRC

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing outpatient colonoscopy, a family history questionnaire (FHQ) sent by mail is associated with an increase in available family history and referral for genetic counseling, according to ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

How to prepare your teen for that first ob-gyn visit

(HealthDay)—A teen's first visit to an obstetrician-gynecologist can be intimidating, so one gynecologist offers moms some tips to help make the experience easier for daughters.

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