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06 Aug 2020 - 08 Aug 2020

Women's Health

Image: A new study claims mammograms for nursing home residents hold no benefit (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

No Benefits Found in Breast Surgery for Nursing Home Patients

A new study finds that female nursing home residents who undergo breast cancer surgery experience significant functional decline and increased mortality. More...
10 Sep 2018
Image: The Sonata sonography-guided transcervical fibroid ablation system (Photo courtesy of Gynesonic).

Integrated Technology Treats Uterine Fibroids

An intrauterine ultrasound system incorporated into a proprietary radiofrequency ablation (RFA) device provides an incision-free, uterus-preserving treatment for uterine fibroids. More...
06 Sep 2018
Image: The Annovera reusable contraceptive ring (Photo courtesy of Hallie Easley / Population Council).

Flexible Contraceptive Ring Lasts for Whole Year

A new self-administered hormonal contraceptive formed as a reusable, flexible silicone ring can prevent unwanted pregnancies for up to an entire year. More...
30 Aug 2018
Image: A new study shows diabetes onset before the age of 10 is linked to a dramatic reduction in longevity (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Early Onset Diabetes Shortens Lifespan by Years

A new study reveals that women who develop type 1 diabetes (T1D) before the age of 10 years die an average of nearly 18 years earlier than women who do not have diabetes. More...
23 Aug 2018
Image: New research suggests ECV reduces the need for Cesarean delivery (Photo courtesy of Berlin Charité).

External Cephalic Version Lacks Adverse Outcomes

Efforts to reposition a fetus in the breech position via external cephalic version (ECV) significantly improve the likelihood of a vaginal delivery, according to a new study. More...
10 Aug 2018
Image: A new study suggests that elevated levels of Vitamin D reduce breast cancer risk (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

Vitamin D Markedly Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

Higher levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] are associated with a significant decreased risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. More...
27 Jun 2018
Image: A new study suggests yoga can help women overcome UI (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Yoga May Reduce Urinary Incontinence in Older Women

A three-month yoga intervention can reduce urinary incontinence (UI) frequency in ambulatory women aged 50 years or older, according to a new study. More...
24 Jun 2018
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