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Image: The vaginal probe device, designed for cervical cancer screening (Photo courtesy of Biop Medical).

Optical Scanner Advances Cervical Cancer Screening

A new technology optimizes the cervical cancer (CC) screening process into a single, three-minute painless optical scan. More...
02 Jun 2016

Rotating Night Shift Raises Risk of Heart Disease in Women

Switching from day to night shift work is associated with a small increased risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) among women, according to a new study. More...
19 May 2016
Advantech Europe

Abdominal Flap Provides Improved Breast Reconstruction Results

A new study shows that using the abdominal deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap for breast reconstruction following mastectomy provides long-term quality of life (QOL), similar to that of women without breast cancer. More...
09 May 2016

Prone Biopsy System Offers 3D Imaging-Guided Breast Biopsy

A novel prone biopsy system allows radiologists to better target lesions found during three dimensional (3D) guided mammography exams, as well as other screening modalities. More...
05 May 2016

New Approach Improves Identification of Women at High Risk of Preeclampsia

A new meta-analysis examining 92 cohort studies involving over 25 million pregnancies has provided an unprecedented understanding of risk factors for preeclampsia—some risk factors being strong enough to warrant that a pregnant woman starts on prophylactic treatment with acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) when she has only one. More...
05 May 2016
Fluke Biomedical

Suboptimal Weight Affects Survival in Cervical Cancer

Both overweight and underweight women with cervical cancer did not live as long as their normal-weight counterparts, according to a new study. More...
05 May 2016

New Breast Tomosynthesis System Improves Image Accuracy

Innovative digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) systems provide enhanced diagnostics, especially for patients with denser breast tissue. More...
26 Apr 2016

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