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3 hrs ago | Boing Boing

Why do some women get pregnant even though they're on the Pill?

The answer is more complicated than simply missing a dose, or failing to take your birth control at just the right time each day.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University

4 hrs ago | Shape

7 Ways to Keep Your Vagina Young

Just as your face starts sagging, so your lady parts will inevitably age over time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery

7 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

New World Angels Leads $2.1 Million Investment in OBMedical to for...

The offering was oversubscribed. The Company will use the proceeds to complete safety, mechanical, and EMC testing, summative usability testing, and industrial design, supporting a filing for 510 clearance for LaborView - a breakthrough, advanced, wireless, external, electronic maternal-fetal monitoring sensor system.

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Related Topix: Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Medicine, Dresden, Electronic, Nursing

11 hrs ago | Korean News

North Hwanghae Provincial Maternity Hospital Goes Operational

The hospital has obstetric department, gynecologic department, breast tumour department and other departments, tens of treatment rooms, sickrooms and tele-medicine system with the Pyongyang Maternity Hospital and city and county people's hospitals.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Dr. Mary Anna Sanders Joins Parkridge East Hospital Staff

A Chattanooga native and graduate of Girls Preparatory School, Dr. Sanders earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Lee University and a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Lee University, Medicine, Osteopathy, University of Tennessee, Collegedale, TN

Freshnews

Sequenom Enters Into License Agreement With Mayo Medical Laboratories

Sequenom, Inc. , a life sciences company that provides innovative genetic analysis solutions, and Mayo Medical Laboratories , the third-largest provider of esoteric laboratory services in the United States, have announced a license agreement for noninvasive prenatal testing patents and applications.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Sequenom, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Rochester, MN

Prince George Citizen

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Northern Health is looking for 15 specialists to fill empty positions in Prince George, according to a provincial government website that recruits doctors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dermatology

Business Journal

UC Cancer Institute names new top medical exec

Herzog, a 1986 graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine , has been the director of the division of gynecologic oncology at Columbia University since 2004.

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Oncology, Medicine, Columbia University

R & D

Stem cell advance may increase efficiency of tissue regeneration

A new stem cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts, according to Univ.

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, UC San Francisco, Medicine

Hastings Today

Centralisation of maternity given approval by HOSC

Health watchdogs have given approval to the decision by NHS bosses to permanently centralise consultant-led maternity at the Conquest Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Medical News Today

Some protection offered by incomplete HPV vaccination

Minority women who received the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination even after becoming sexually active had lower rates of abnormal Pap test results than those who were never vaccinated.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, HPV, Medicine

Medical News Today

Genetics involved with menarche may hold keys to preventing diabetes or osteoporosis in later life

A novel study shows that the age girls reach puberty is influenced by 'imprinted genes' - a subset of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent contributes the gene.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Courier News

Healthwise: The importance of routine pelvic exams

Healthwise: The importance of routine pelvic exams Dr. Gloria Bachmann, discusses the importance of routine pelvic exams for women.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health, Health

Ghanamma.com

Africa Partners Medical To Boost Health Care In Africa

Africa Partners Medical, a group of American doctors, nurses and other health care professionals committed to improving medical care in Africa has organized an extensive programme of refresher course for medical attendants from all over the country to train them on birth related issues arising out of post birth complications.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Medical News Today

Early menopausal hormone therapy shows no effect on atherosclerosis progression

Early initiation of menopausal hormone therapy improves some markers of cardiovascular disease but does not affect the progression of atherosclerosis , according to a study being published in Annals of Internal Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Globe and Mail

Calgary fertility clinic in spotlight over policy to restrict donations to patients of same ethnicity

Currently, in vitro fertilization is not offered in Prince Edward Island, but women who want this service can get preliminary tests and preparatory hormone and fertility treatments through gynecologist and obstetrician Beverly Brodie's office.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Medicine

Business Journal

OSU discovers ways to make 'the pill' more effective in obese women

Birth control pills are less effective in obese women because obesity changes how a woman's body clears contraceptive hormones, according to OSU researchers.

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Related Topix: Oregon State University, Medicine

The Miami Herald

Florida Medical Association endorses Medicaid expansion

For the first time, members of the Florida Medical Association have approved a resolution endorsing Medicaid expansion, a politically contentious issue that the group's leaders have generally avoided over the last two legislative sessions.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Florida, Florida Government, Medicine, Medicare

The Business Journal

Kaiser buys land for Santa Rosa medical office building

Kaiser Permanente has put details to plans revealed several months ago for a southwest Santa Rosa medical office building, by purchasing the land and securing a preliminary city green light on the design for a 75,000-square-foot structure there.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa, CA, Kaiser Permanente, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Sonoma County, CA

Daily Texan

HB 2 cuts down abortion clinics and legal abortions in Texas, study shows

Since stricter abortion regulations went into effect in Texas in September, 46 percent of clinics have closed, and legal abortions have decreased by 13 percent, according to a study from the University's Texas Policy Evaluation Project released in July.

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Related Topix: Texas, Medicine, San Antonio, TX, Women's Health, Health

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