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Low libido in menopause linked to trouble sleeping

...lead author. Dr. Reed is an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and epidemiology at the University of Washington and an affiliate investigator at Group Health Center for Health Studies. And poor sleep can reduce energy for everything, including sex. However, Dr. Reed cautioned against inferring ...

International studies show high efficacy for HPV vaccine

...cine," says Kevin Ault, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University School of Medicine, one of the authors of the study and a key researcher in the development of the vaccine. HPV strains 16 and 18 are responsible for about 70 percent of all cases of cervical cancer. In clinical ...

Cedars-Sinai endocrine researchers to discuss gene that may be linked to polycystic ovary syndrome

LOS ANGELES -- Researchers in endocrinology and obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center will make several presentations at the upcoming annual meetings of two medical organizations the Androgen Excess Society (June 1, 2007) and the Endocrine Society (June 2-5, 2007). One key topic will b...

UIC awarded $7M NIH grant for infertility research

...th and Reproduction and professor of physiology in obstetrics and gynecology. "Understanding the fundamental pathology of the disease is very difficult," said Fazleabas, "because when women are diagnosed they typically have had endometriosis for approximately eight to 11 years and the disease is already esta...

Study shows continued success for new HPV vaccine against virus responsible for cervical cancer

...according to Kevin Ault MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Emory University School of Medicine, and one of the study authors. But for the next generation of young women, a series of three shots of a new HPV vaccine marketed by Merck under the name Gardasil could make the difference in p...

AIUM to host Annual Convention

...be offered in 3-dimensional volume manipulation in obstetrics and gynecology, emergency ultrasound, interventional ultrasound, musculoskeletal ultrasound, neurosonology, and vascular ultrasound. In addition to the course offerings, the 2007 convention will feature scientific poster exhibits, commercial exhibi...

Malpractice concerns may deter Florida medical students from entering obstetrics and gynecology

...ouraging medical students from pursuing careers in obstetrics and gynecology a trend that could further reduce patients' access to obstetric care, a survey by the University of South Florida College of Medicine found. The survey results were announced earlier this month at the Florida Obstetric and Gynecolo...

Two-thirds of pregnant women with depression aren't getting treatment for it

...ere surveyed in the waiting rooms of five Michigan obstetrics clinics, using a standard questionnaire that detects signs of depression. Of the women in the study, 276 met the criteria for being at risk of depression. All of these women had follow-up interviews with trained mental health workers who assessed ...

When pregnancies fail early, many woman choose office procedure rather than OR

...al anesthesia, says Dalton, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the U-M Medical School. The study also found: Costs were more than twice as much in the operating room compared to the office procedures, and the procedure was 80 percent longer. Physician reimbursement did not differ between th...

Most doctors not adequately trained in family planning options

...g birth control. Dr. Jennings is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Landy is a professor and the chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology, both at Georgetown University Medical Center. ...

New mothers should be screened regularly for postpartum depression

... assistant professor of psychiatry, pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical Center who is leading a series of studies focusing on postpartum depression. In a recent analysis of records from a pediatric clinic that uses a common postpartum questionnaire to screen mothers, Chaudron and the resea...

UT Southwestern-led study finds doctors' judgment as important as guideline for Cesarean sections

...teven Bloom, interim chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at UT Southwestern and the trial's ...30 minutes," said Dr. Kenneth Leveno, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UT Southwestern and study co-investigator. ...

The risky business of having a baby: why birth interventions are on the rise

...archers, registered nurses and health specialists, obstetrics professors, medical anthropologists, sociologists, and medical litigation lawyers. Conference co-convenor, Dr Alphia Possamai-Inesedy from the UWS Social Justice Social Change Research Centre, says Australia is going the way of other western countrie...

New book looks at menstrual disorders in primary care

...FACP, assistant residency program director for the obstetrics and gynecology program at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Del. Dr. Ehrenthal co-edited the book with Matthew K. Hoffman, MD, MPH, FACOG, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Christiana Care Health System and Paula J. Adams...

New vaccines to prevent cervical cancer

..., M.D., is an associate professor of gynecologyand obstetrics at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Prior to his initialappointment at Emory in 2005, Dr. Ault was on the faculty at the CarverCollege of Medicine and the College of Public Health at the Universityof Iowa. For most of the past decade, Dr. Ault has be...

Study shows rapid return to menses once oral contraception stopped

...ne R. Davis, M.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 inter...

Dangerous glucose-hungry cervical tumors can be detected using PET scans

... of radiation oncology, of nuclear medicine and of obstetrics and gynecology. "We don't yet know what therapy will be more effective in these cases. For the time being, we're closely watching the response of the tumor to treatment and surgically removing the tumor and surrounding tissue when necessary." To impr...

Panel finds insufficient evidence to recommend for or against maternal-request Caesarean delivery

..., researchers, statisticians, and practitioners in obstetrics and gynecology, preventive medicine and biometrics, family planning and reproductive physiology, nurse midwifery, anesthesiology, patient safety, epidemiology, pediatrics, perinatal medicine, urology, urogynecology, general nursing, inner city public...

Pregnancy research leads to progress on premature delivery

...The discovery is an incremental step in an area of obstetrics that has seen little improvement in 20 years. Mark Plessinger, Ph.D., assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, discovered that certain proteins known as toll-like receptors (TLRs), located in the...

Bush's health care initiatives will make America's system worse

... especially those in high-risk specialties such as obstetrics and neurosurgery, and may reduce some costs because of the practice of "defensive medicine", but alone will do little to reduce overall health spending. And HSAs are likely to make things worse."...

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