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Routine procedure during childbirth provides no benefits, study review finds

... Hartmann is assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill... a professor in UNC's department of obstetrics and gynecology and deputy director of the Center for Women's Health Research, has studied episiotomy for almost two...

Some primary care residents feel unprepared to provide preventive counseling

...ly practice, internal medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology in the May issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine . "Residents may have the knowledge and skills required to provide this kind of counseling, but when actually called on to do it, they may not be completely comfortable," says Elyse Park,...

High cost of malpractice insurance threatens supply of ob/gyns, especially in some urban areas

....A., M.P.H., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the U-M Medical School and of health management...ys Ransom, also the director of women's health and gynecology at the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare Center and director of the U-M Program for Healthcare Improvement and...

Lowering resistance to insulin may delay or prevent onset of type 2 diabetes

...hanan, M.D., professor of medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and physiology and biophysics at the Keck School. Although most women with gestational diabetes do not remain diabetic right after delivery, they do commonly remain resistant to their insulin, and 30 to 50 percent of them develop type 2 diabetes with...

Common C-section method leads to unnecessary scars, Stanford study finds

...e Lyell, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and lead author of a paper appearing in the August issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology . "We were fully expecting to find that closing the peritoneum at caesarean delivery would increase adhesions." More than 1 million caesareans - just over 27 perce...

Yale procedure cuts recurrence of aggressive uterine cancer

...rtz, who is also assistant chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. The procedure more accurately determines the complete stage and appropriate treatment and reduces the recurrence of the cancer. The incidence of UPSC has increased since it was first identified in 1981. About 160 to 170 n...

It's all in the timing

...ulture change and is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Georgetown University Medical Center. Use of fertility-based awareness methods strongly influences the timing of sexual activity, report study authors Irit Sinai, Ph.D. and Marcos Arevalo, M.D., both assistant professors of obstetrics and gynecolo...

Cool therapy reduces brain injury and death from oxygen loss in newborns

...fessor of pediatric neonatology and obstetrics and gynecology at Yale School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital. "Less injury means a better outcome and fewer cases of cerebral palsy and other complications." Ehrenkranz co-authored the study with colleagues at 14 other institutions in the National Institu...

Radical surgery best option for most ovarian cancer patients with cancer in diaphragm

...Cliby, M.D., associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Mayo Clinic. "The choice of many surgeons to not resect diaphragm disease in ovarian cancer patients seemed counterintuitive, but it was based on the feeling that it might not improve survival. We sought to address this issue." Dr. Cliby's team ...

Pregnant women don't exercise enough: Study finds doctors need to better educate patients

...ancy and chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Saint Louis University. Artal said that not enough of his fellow obstetricians encourage their healthy patients to exercise during pregnancy. "The hesitance of obstetricians to recommend exercise to pregnant women is rooted in old-fashioned notion...

Pregnant women need HIV testing to protect themselves and their babies

...IDS were even identified. "I was an obstetrics and gynecology resident in Brooklyn in 1984 when I saw my first case. These women were getting sick; their babies were getting sick. They were dying; their babies were dying. We didn't know what was going on." Fortunately in the subsequent two decades, improvements...

One drug tackles two diseases, Case researcher finds

...mes Liu, chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology of University Hospitals of Cleveland. During her graduate studies at Case, Palomo conducted one of the first studies to look at the impact of a group of bisphosphonates therapies for women with moderate and mild cases of osteoporosis and periodontal...

New technology may help radiologists find more breast cancers

...ofessor of diagnostic radiology and obstetrics and gynecology at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center/Dartmouth Medical School in Lebanon, N.H. A patient's experience is much the same for tomosynthesis as it is for a standard mammography exam. Tomosynthesis obtains digital data that can be manipulated and dis...

Childbirth not linked to urinary incontinence, study finds

...uchsbaum, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Rochester. "If we can find a clear genetic link, it would have great implications for the direction of basic research, treatment approaches, risk management and potential prophylactic interventions."...

Johns Hopkins study suggests link between caffeine dependence and family history of alcoholism

...eeking prenatal care from a private obstetrics and gynecology practice in a suburban community. Results showed that half of the women who had both a lifetime history of caffeine dependence and a family history of alcoholism ignored their doctor's recommendation to abstain from caffeine use and consumed caffeine...

'Coaching' in labor makes little difference, UT Southwestern researchers say

...r of the paper and interim chair of obstetrics and gynecology at UT Southwestern. In the study, UT Southwestern ...id Dr. Kenneth Leveno, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and senior author of both studies. "We don't want to alarm patients about this."...

NCI issues clinical announcement for preferred method of treatment for advanced ovarian cancer

...r Foundation (GCF) and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. "GCF looks forward to working with NCI and the ovarian cancer community to educate women about the results of this very important clinical trial, and what it means for women with advanced ovarian cancer." Karen S...

Many foreign-born women in Miami are not vaccinated for rubella

...id Stanley Gall, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Louisville College of Medicine, who was not involved with the study. "It would be on the scrapheap of medicine but for its effect on the early developing fetus." Last year, the CDC announced that rubella has been eliminated in th...

Mammography screenings for breast cancer show racial and ethnic disparities

...y, epidemiology and biostatistics, and obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences. "It was important to determine whether the use of mammography was the reason for the racial and ethnic differences in breast cancer. There has been an ongoing debate whether biology, or use of screening mammography, is prim...

Study shows rapid return to menses once oral contraception stopped

...D., assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University Medical Center, presented the findings abstract relating to a non-cyclic oral contraceptive, [90 g levonorgestrel/20 g ethinyl estradiol tablets], that would be taken every day of the year without a placebo interval. In contra...

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