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ATTENTION: Due to the COVID-19 PANDEMIC, many events are being rescheduled for a later date, converted into virtual venues, or altogether cancelled. Please check with the event organizer or website prior to planning for any forthcoming event.
19 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021
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20 Apr 2021 - 22 Apr 2021
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Women's Health

Image: Increasing visceral fat deposits can raise the risk of CVD (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Post-Menopause Fat Deposition Accelerates Atherosclerosis

Increased visceral adipose tissue (VAT) accumulation during menopause is associated with a greater risk for subclinical internal carotid atherosclerosis, according to a new study. More...
13 Apr 2021
Image: The Infyna Chic intermittent catheter in pink (Photo courtesy of Hollister)

Hydrophilic Catheter Promotes Discrete Bladder Drainage

A new intermittent catheter helps women who use them void comfortably and with a high level of discretion. More...
22 Mar 2021
Image: Pregnant women can vaccinate against COVID-19 if they so desire (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Pregnant Women Should Be Offered COVID-19 Vaccine

A new guidance suggests that COVID-19 vaccines should not be withheld from pregnant or lactating women who want to be vaccinated, despite a lack of safety data. More...
20 Jan 2021
Image: In TGA, the aorta and pulmonary are reversed (Photo courtesy of Royal Children’s Hospital)

Arterial Transposition Correction Reduces Pregnancy Risk

Women who had an arterial switch procedure to correct transposition of the great arteries (TGA) tolerated pregnancy well with few complications, according to a new study. More...
14 Jan 2021
Image: The Minerva Endometrial Ablation System (Photo courtesy of Minerva Surgical)

Innovative Care Kit Tackles Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

A complete suite of minimally invasive devices support healthcare practitioners in treating abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). More...
15 Dec 2020
Image: Women after menopause gave a higher risk of heart disease (Photo courtesy of 123rf)

Menopause Enhances the Risk of Heart Disease

A new statement by The American Heart Association (AHA; Dallas, TX, USA) highlights the transition period into menopause as a key risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) in women. More...
08 Dec 2020
Image: Pre-operative MRI detects more occult tumor sites in women with dense breasts imaged DBT (Photo courtesy of iStock)

Pre-Operative MRI Effective in Women with Dense Breasts

Pre-operative MRI can catch more breast cancer lesions in women with dense breasts who receive an initial diagnosis via digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), according to a new study. More...
11 Nov 2020
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