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16 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016
17 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016

Women's Health

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
Image: Hot flushes during early onset menopuase may be linked to heart disease (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

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
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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
Image: A new study suggests nausea and vomiting early in pregnancy are associted with reduced risk for a miscarriage (Photo courtesy of CanStock).

Morning Sickness Tied to Lower Pregnancy Loss

A new study reveals that nausea and vomiting very early in pregnancy is associated with a reduced risk for miscarriage. More...
06 Oct 2016
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Twins Should Be Delivered at 37 Weeks to Minimize Deaths

A new study concludes that in order to minimize perinatal deaths, twin pregnancies delivery should be considered at 37 weeks’ gestation, and delivery of identical twins should be considered at 36 weeks. More...
22 Sep 2016
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Baby-Friendly Hospitals Could be Dangerous for Infants

The UNICEF and World Health Organization Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) may have unintended consequences for newborns, according to a new study. More...
12 Sep 2016
Image: Embryo in culture medium (Photo courtesy of ivf.com).

IVF Culture Media Affects Embryo Outcomes

The composition of laboratory cultures used during in vitro fertilization (IVF) affects the resulting embryos and babies, according to a new study. More...
08 Sep 2016

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