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06 Aug 2020 - 08 Aug 2020

Women's Health

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Menopause Can Increase Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

A new study identifies menopause as a risk factor for the development of metabolic syndrome (MTS) or its components, such as hypertension and high blood sugar. More...
14 Jul 2020
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Nitrous Oxide Use During Labor Is Safe

A new study suggests that the use of nitrous oxide (N2O) as a pain relief option for women in labor is safe for both newborn child and mother. More...
09 Jun 2020
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Mortality Higher in Women Following AAA Endovascular Repair

 Women with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) are more likely to undergo open repair than men, and are also more likely to die after endovascular repair, according to a new study. More...
11 Mar 2020
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Mobile Phone App Determines Risk of Preterm Birth

 A user-friendly mobile phone application will allow doctors to quickly calculate a woman's individual risk of preterm birth, claims a new study. More...
09 Mar 2020
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DBT Increases Cancer Detection Rates and Reduces Recalls

 A new study finds that digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) finds more than twice as many breast cancers as digital mammography alone, or a combination of the two technologies. More...
03 Mar 2020
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Routine Screening Prevents Majority of Cervical Cancers

 A new study suggests that screening for human papillomaviruses (HPV) every three years instead of annually is sufficient to prevent most cervical cancers. More...
19 Feb 2020
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Nerve Stimulation May Offer Relief for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

 A new study suggests that transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) during physical activity can significantly reduce fibromyalgia associated pain. More...
28 Jan 2020
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