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VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Announces the Completion of Patient...

VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that enrollment has been completed in GOG-3003 , a randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 2 trial of VTX-2337 in combination with Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin in patients with recurrent or persistent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who have failed prior platinum-based ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Ovarian Cancer, Health, Medicine, Oncology, Food and Drug Administration

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

FDA warns against procedure to remove uterine growths; says it could spread hidden cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday took the rare step of urging doctors to stop performing a surgical procedure used on tens of thousands of woman each year to remove uterine growths, saying the practice risks spreading hidden cancers within a woman's body.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Surgery, Uterine Cancer, Health, Sarcoma

The Austin Chronicle

More HB 2 Fallout: Abortion Doctors Sue Dallas Hospital

For more than 30 years, obstetricians Lamar Robinson and Jasbir Ahluwalia provided legal abortion care at licensed women's clinics.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dallas, TX, Texas, Dallas County, TX

Forbes.com

Intuitive Surgical Earnings Preview: Preliminary Q1 Results Indicate Disappointing Quarter

Intuitive Surgical released its preliminary first quarter 2014 financial results last week.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Medicine, Science / Technology, Robots, Financial Markets

Cape Cod Times

Aspirin urged to ward off pre-eclampsia

Pregnant women should take low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their chance of developing pre-eclampsia if they are at high risk for the life-threatening disorder, an influential government panel said Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Hypertension, Health, University of Vermont, University of Missouri

FindLaw

TORRES v. CARRESE

BEACH, BEAR and PETERS, Js. Jonathan Perkins, with whom were Wendi Kowarik and, on the brief, Karen L. Dowd and Brendon P. Levesque, for the appellant-cross appellee .

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Circulation

Macrophage Inflammatory Markers Are Associated With Subclinical...

From the Division of Inflammation Biology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, La Jolla, CA ; Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, Department of Medicine , and Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health , and Department of Microbiology & Immunology , Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Department of ... (more)

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), Immunology, Biology, Science, Medicine, Women's Health, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Psychiatry Volume...

Stanley D. Glick, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, presented on Dopamine, Withdrawal, Dependence, Craving and Relapse, and Types of Addictive Substances Glendale, CA / myprgenie.com / ACCESSWIRE/ April 16, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, Medicine, University of Chicago, University of Kansas Medical Center, UC San Diego

CBS Local

Parents Question If Girls Are Visiting Gynecologist Too Early

Most parents will tell you their children grow up too fast. More and more, gynecologists are seeing girls as young as 13-years-old.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pediatrics, Texas

World News Report

Dr. Joseph Cohen Appointed as Chief Medical Officer of MediJane Holdings

Dr. Cohen has developed a complimentary and innovative approach to wellness that combines functional medicine with the utilization of natural substances, such as medicinal cannabis and other formulations.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Boulder, CO, Medicine, Health, Acupuncture

HON

Obesity Linked to Increased Odds of Losing Baby, Study Finds

Women who are overweight or obese when they get pregnant may be at increased risk for miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Marble Falls, TX

Science Daily

Prolonged, heavy bleeding during menopause is common

Women going through menopause most likely think of it as the time for an end to predictable monthly periods.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Tribune

Dear Prudence | In-law invadedpregnancy privacy

During my six-year marriage, I have had a cordial relationship with my husband's mother.

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News Observer

Cary's Greg Brannon makes Constitution the focus of US Senate bid

U.S. Senate Republican candidate Greg Brannon greets Reagan Pete, 2, prior to The Great Debate, a forum sponsored by the East Wake Republican Club at Hephzibah Baptist Church on Friday in Wendell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee, Medicine, Wendell, NC, Cary, NC, Pregnancy, Health

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Obesity during pregnancy raises stillbirth risk

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Related Topix: Medicine, Autos

KFBB

Missoula hospital adding OB, newborn services

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula says it plans to add obstetrics, newborn and pediatric services as early as next year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Community Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Ninme

Why are there so many young, male gynecologists on TV when there are so few in real life?

During the pilot of CBS comedy "Friends With Better Lives," pals Will and Kate are on the verge of a fight.

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Related Topix: Medicine, The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Ed Weeks, Chris Messina

ABC News

Pregnancy Weight Has 'Goldilocks Effect' on Baby's Obesity Risk

New research suggests women who gain more or less weight than recommended during pregnancy give birth to kids with an increased risk of childhood obesity.

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National Institutes of Health

Gene linked to excess male hormones in female infertility disorder

A variant in a gene active in cells of the ovary may lead to the overproduction of androgens - male hormones similar to testosterone - occurring in women with polycystic ovary syndrome , according to scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Study: More Pregnant Women Are Filling Narcotic Prescriptions

A recent study published last week in Obstetrics and Gynecology unveiled startling evidence as to how sharply the number of opioid painkillers prescribed to pregnant women is rising.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Medicaid

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