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Access to female-controlled contraceptive methods must be improved in order to help women and girls to counteract any risks to their reproductive health caused by intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion,* according to US experts writing in PLOS Medicine . Jay Silverman and Anita Raj from the University of California in San Diego explain that intimate partner violence is a major contributor to poor reproductive outcomes, such as unintended pregnancy, among women and girls around the world.
A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus , which is linked to the risk of cervical cancer, a new analysis found. "Our study shows that testing urine for HPV has good accuracy when compared to testing samples taken from the cervix for HPV," said lead researcher Dr. Neha Pathak.
Poorer women were more likely to report that they were not treated respectfully by health workers or spoken to in a way that they could understand during antenatal care and labour, a survey found Poorer women were more likely to report that they were not treated respectfully by health workers or spoken to in a way that they could understand during antenatal care and labour, a survey found More needs to be done to help poor women through pregnancy, experts have said after new research found that they have a worse experience than better-off mothers-to-be. Researchers from Oxford University analysed the 2010 National Maternity Survey, which included findings from more than 5,300 women who had given birth in England.
TAKING A BREAK: While no one says pregnant mums should never rest - like this one is doing after a baby shower - obstetricians say confining pregnant women to their beds serves no purpose and is actually unethical. For much of his 20-year career as a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, Anthony J. Sciscione has been criticising something obstetricians routinely prescribe to try to prevent premature birth: bed rest.
Construction on the first phase of the Saginaw campus at Covenant HealthCare is ongoing. A $25 million project is scheduled for completion in May 2015.
The use of estrogen-progestin has varied over the past 40 years, peaking in the 1990s and declining in the early 2000s, according to a study published online Sept. 8 in Obstetrics & Gynecology .
Around 200 cases of cervical cancer and 90 deaths from the disease could be prevented each year if uptake of the HPV vaccine was increased in every region to just ten per cent more than the current national average, according to research1 presented at the Public Health England conference in Warwick today . Since 2009, girls aged 12 and 13 have been offered the HPV vaccine, which can help to protect them from developing pre-cancerous cells and cervical cancer.
The new compressed natural gas station in Columbia is projected to save millions of dollars for the city, but some people are worried about the way the gas is being produced. Some fear hydraulic fracturing could be involved.
DALLAS September 15, 2014 Combining a standard chemotherapy drug with a second drug that stops cells from dividing improves both the survival and response rates for those with advanced cervical cancer, a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer researchers finds. The cancer-fighting cocktail, which combines the chemotherapy drug cisplatin with pemetrexed - an agent that stops cancer cells from dividing showed promising results for advanced, persistent, or recurrent cervical cancer.
The Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education is proud to mark the 10th anniversary of its Pink Diamond fundraiser on October 9th at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. Funds raised at this year's Pink Diamond Gala will support the Long Island-based non-profit organization's breast health education mission.
Most of us have heard the phrase, "Happy wife, happy life." But is this more than just a convenient rhyme? A new study from Rutgers University in New Jersey says yes, as it found that the happier the wife is in a long-term marriage, the happier the husband, regardless of how he personally feels about the marriage.
Transvaginal ultrasound is a commonly used exam in many Obstetrics and Gynecology practices, and as such, the ability to both perform and interpret ultrasounds has always been an important part of the curriculum in clinical training programs. Unlike ultrasound exams that are performed externally, practicing pelvic ultrasound poses more of a challenge to both learners and educators.
A single IVF cycle has about a 32% chance of resulting in a live birth, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To improve the odds, doctors often implant multiple embryos in the uterus during a single IVF cycle, leading to a high rate of twins and triplets.
Pocono Medical Center and East Stroudsburg University are partnering to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment of the Poconos. That's a great way to get a snapshot of the status of health locally and develop ways to improve it.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:39 am
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