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Women's Health

Image: DCE-MRI every six months helps detect invasive breast cancer earlier (Photo courtesy of Fred Pineda/ UCM).

Bi-Annual MRI Preferred for Breast Cancer Mutation Carriers

A new study suggests that intensive surveillance of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers via magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) twice a year detects invasive breast cancer better that mammograms. More...
04 Oct 2018
Image: Silicone and saline breast implants shown side by side (Photo courtesy of Science Photo Library).

Silicone Breast Implants Associated with Rare Diseases

A new study reveals that silicone implants are associated with rare diseases, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions, although a causative relationship was not established. More...
26 Sep 2018
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Pregnant Women Counseled against Marijuana Use

Women considering bearing children need to be warned that marijuana use can potentially influence obstetrical outcomes and embryonic development, suggests a new clinical guidance. More...
20 Sep 2018
Image: A new study asserts physical activity can help women overcome the menopausal transition (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Physical Performance Decline Influenced by Menopause

Menopausal status is associated with a potential negative influence on skeletal muscle function among middle-aged women, according to a new study. More...
13 Sep 2018
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
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