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Judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas causes harm, researchers say

Sep 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young women for their personal decisions, a small study suggests....
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As More U.S. Women Delay Childbirth, Multiple Births May Rise

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: As More U.S. Women Delay Childbirth, Multiple Births May RiseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Women's sexual health after menopause may be best treated by gynecologists

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who experience problems like vaginal dryness, painful intercourse or urinary incontinence may want to see a gynecologist instead of a primary care provider for help, a recent study suggests....
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Air pollution particles found in mothers' placentas

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Scientists believe they have discovered the first examples of air pollution traveling through the lungs of pregnant women and into their placentas, potentially reaching their fetuses....
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Fertile Females Smell Better to Men

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
Researchers in Switzerland determined that women who are the "fittest" for reproduction have a distinctive scent that makes them particularly appealing to...
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Women's health, patient checklist startups claim victory in Health 2.0's VentureConnect pitch competition

Sep 18, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Mira and Avhana Health surpassed a pool of 60 entrants to place first in the contest's consumer and provider tracks,...
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Aggressive Breast Cancer Surgeries For Elderly Women ‘Might Be Worse Than Breast Cancer Itself’

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Because nursing home residents are often sick, there is a high mortality rate after surgeries, according to a recent study. In other news on breast health, the FDA announces plans to discuss implant...
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What Nurses Need to Know About Antidepressant Medications

Sep 15, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Rising rates of major depression and suicide. A recently published Health of America report from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Major Depression: The Impact on Overall Health, highlights a dramatic rise in major depression diagnoses—up 33%—from 2013 to 2016. According to the report, women were found to have major depression at twice the rate of men. [...] The post What Nurses Need to Know About Antidepressant Medications appeared first on Off the...
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Sexual Violence Haunts Women for Years

Sep 14, 2018 , WebMD
The women who suffered sexual violence had clear, strong memories, including details of the event. Moreover, they had a hard time forgetting the incident and viewed it as a defining part of their life, the researchers...
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For Women With Genetic Risk, Twice-A-Year MRI Beats Mammograms

Sep 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Getting magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans twice a year instead of one annual mammogram is far more effective at detecting early breast cancers in young women with a high-risk genetic profile than mammograms alone, according to a research team based at the University of Chicago Medicine and the ......
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National Conference To Explore Advances In Safe And Effective Prescribing For Pregnant Women

Sep 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New discoveries and innovations in obstetric pharmacology will be highlighted November 1-2, 2018 during “Obstetric-Fetal Pharmacology: Practical Prescribing and Research Methods Update,” a conference for researchers and clinicians to be held at Northwestern University in Chicago. The conference has......
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Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Sep 13, 2018 , Reuters
Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight of all deaths among men and one in 11 among women, the World Health Organization's cancer research agency said on Wednesday....
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Former Brigham and Women's iHub employees talk innovation trends

Sep 13, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Former iHub employees talk consolidation, patient engagement, and transparency in digital health...
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Perspectives: Kavanaugh, Conservative Supreme Court Would Put Women’s Reproductive Rights At Severe Risk

Sep 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on the impact Brett Kavanaugh could have on the future of abortion rights....
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Blood Sugar Spike in Pregnancy Bad for Mom & Baby

Sep 12, 2018 , WebMD
Among women with elevated blood sugar during pregnancy, nearly 11 percent had type 2 diabetes 10 to 14 years after giving birth, and about 42 percent had pre-diabetes, the findings...
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Veterinarian Who Developed Anesthetic, Champion Of Women In Science, And Genetics Researchers Win Coveted Lasker Awards

Sep 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The awards are sometimes referred to as the "American Nobels" and are given to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science or who have performed public service on behalf of medicine....
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Pregnancy stigma, lack of maternity leave may drive women from surgery careers

Sep 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women training for careers in surgery are more likely to abandon the profession when they experience pregnancy discrimination or have insufficient time for maternity leave, a U.S. study suggests....
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Ovarian Cancer: Quick Steps To Widespread Disease

Sep 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In nearly 80% of women with ovarian cancer, the disease has already spread to the omentum before it was diagnosed. Within the omentum — a large, energy-dense fat pad that covers the intestines — the cancer grows even faster. In the December 4, 2018 issue of Cell Metabolism, published online August ......
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Exercise Won't Speed, Slow Menopause, Study Finds

Sep 11, 2018 , WebMD
An analysis of data from more than 107,000 U.S. women between the ages of 25 and 42 who were followed for 20 years found no association between physical activity at any age and early...
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Severe Complications Rise Sharply Among Women Giving Birth in Hospitals

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
According to a report just released by AHRQ, the proportion of women who experienced serious complications while giving birth in U.S. hospitals rose 45% between 2006 and 2015. And the data are even worse for low-income and minority women, especially black women and those on...
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