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Morcellation Solution Provides Complete Tissue Containment and Extraction

A minimally invasive system can provide a laparoscopic surgery option to avoid open hysterectomy and myomectomy. More...
30 Nov 2016
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Maternal B12 Deficiency Predisposes Diabetes in Offspring

Vitamin B12 deficiency during pregnancy may predispose children to metabolic problems such as type-2 diabetes, according to a new study. More...
17 Nov 2016

Tissue Properties Should Direct Breast Implant Selection

A new study concludes that tissue-based planning (TBP) is the superior approach to primary breast augmentation implant size selection. More...
11 Nov 2016
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Cortisol Levels in Hair Can Predict IVF Success

Elevated levels of the stress hormone cortisol in hair can significantly predict the likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, according to a new study. More...
04 Nov 2016

IMRT Causes Fewer Bowel and Bladder Problems in Women

Researchers at Yonsei University, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and other institutions conducted a multi-center, international study to assess the impact of IMRT, as compared to standard four-field radiation therapy (RT), in 278 patients with cervical or endometrial cancer who received pelvic RT post-operatively at cancer centers in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Korea. Patients were randomly assigned to receive standard RT or IMRT. More...
20 Oct 2016
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Early Onset Menopause May Predict Heart Disease

Women who had menopausal symptoms early in midlife had higher cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality compared to women with later onset symptoms, according to a new study. More...
14 Oct 2016

Mosquito-Borne Rift Valley Fever Virus Linked to Miscarriage in Humans

Rift Valley fever virus (RVFv) has been linked to miscarriage in a cross-sectional study of pregnant Sudanese women with fever, which indicated a 7 times greater risk of miscarriage for infected women. More...
11 Oct 2016

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