Tag: "uterine" at medical news
In those genetically predisposed, 'developmental reprogramming' could explain cancer risk
...conducted with rats that are susceptible to benign uterine
tumors, and the compound used was diethylstilbestr...that are genetically predisposed to development of uterine
leiomyoma, the same kind of benign fibroid tumors that many women have. Typically, 65 percent of ra...
Survey finds women suffer in silence with pelvic floor disorders
...also suffering from such pelvic floor disorders as uterine
or rectal prolapse." Among the study participants, significant risks for PFD were older age, high body mass index, number of vaginal births, and the use of forceps. Minor incontinence and other PFDs usually begin after a woman gives birth. Then,...
Yale procedure cuts recurrence of aggressive uterine cancer
...of Medicine increases survival from the aggressive uterine
papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC) and spares some ...rd of care for this aggressive and growing form of uterine
cancer," said Schwartz, who is also assistant chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale-New Haven H...
Severe maternal morbidity in Canada, 1991-2001
...rest, postpartum hemorrhage requiring transfusion, uterine
rupture and other life-threatening illnesses occur...transfusion, were declining, while others, such as uterine
rupture, were increasing....
Cold treatment protects against infant disability and death from oxygen loss
... of the placenta, tearing of the placenta from the uterine
wall before birth, compression of the umbilical cord, and rupture of the uterus. Dr. Shankaran explained that HIE is estimated to occur from 0.5 to 1 times per every thousand births. The study authors wrote that 10 percent of infants with moderate ...
Research on premature birth boosted with $10 Million NIH grant
...es of prematurity, such as intrauterine infection, uterine
bleeding, excessive uterine
stretch, maternal psychosocial stress and fetal physiological stress, more understanding is needed t...
Studies find no evidence that estrogens in soy increase uterine cancer risk
...trogens found in soy does not increase the risk of uterine
cancer in postmenopausal women, according to Mark ...s some confidence that dietary soy doesn't promote uterine
cancer and, in fact, may offer a protective effect in some cases," said Cline, who summarized the re...
Noninvasive ultrasound treatment shrinks fibroids
...igh-intensity ultrasound waves to heat and destroy uterine
fibroid tissue significantly relieves fibroid-rela...omen in the United States age 25 to 50 suffer from uterine
fibroids, and as many as 50 percent of African American women have uterine
fibroids. Symptoms can in...
Prepregnancy weight is increasing, bringing greater risk
...otic fluid and separation of the placenta from the uterine
wall before delivery. Gestational diabetes, while less serious, is an increase in blood sugar during pregnancy that returns to normal after delivery but increases the mother's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes later in life. Yeh noted that many ...
Two new studies reveal benefits of laparoscopic surgery for uterine cancer
...oscopy versus laparotomy for surgical treatment of uterine
(endometrial) cancer that laparoscopy is safe, and...lly exciting and could change the landscape of how uterine
cancer surgical staging is taught and performed," said Dr. Walker. "For a physician to see the pati...
UC Berkeley team helps win approval for life-saving drug for African women
...hormone-like drug that rapidly stimulates powerful uterine
contractions. In a normal labor, contractions after birth deliver the placenta in a timely fashion and start the process of reducing the uterus back to its normal size. If this process is delayed or fails, the bleeding that accompanies childbirth bec...
New book looks at menstrual disorders in primary care
...n overview of procedures used in managing abnormal uterine
bleeding, with old and new treatment modalities including endometrial ablation and uterine
artery embolization. "Menstrual Disorders" is available from the American College of Physicians. C...
Penn researchers start new clinical trial to examine ways to improve treatment of uterine fibroids
... effectiveness of different agents used to destroy uterine
fibroids - a discovery that could lead to more ans...lion women in the U.S. each year. The exact reason uterine
fibroids (the most common type of abnormal growth in the uterus) develop is unknown, but medical res...
May/June 2006 Annals of Family Medicine Tip Sheet
...ons, such as placenta previa, placenta accreta and uterine
rupture. In addition, neonatal outcomes in subsequent pregnancies may be worse in women who had a cesarean in their first pregnancy. The authors suggest that before the right of women to choose elective primary cesarean delivery is universally endor...
Study evaluates benefits and risks of tamoxifen and raloxifene for reducing risk of breast cancer
...ene group (80 cases), while there were 36 cases of uterine
cancer with tamoxifen and 23 with raloxifene; however, neither of these differences were statistically significant. No differences were found for other invasive cancer sites, for ischemic heart disease events, or for stroke. Thromboembolic events (su...
Obesity leads to more aggressive ovarian cancer, Cedars-Sinai research shows
...velopment and prognosis of cancers such as breast, uterine
and colorectal, the nature of the relationship in ovarian cancers has been less well understood. Obesity is defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or above. In this study, Li and his colleagues examined data from 216 patients with epithelial ovar...
Obesity leads to more aggressive ovarian cancer
...nd prognosis of several cancers, including breast, uterine
and colorectal. Their relationship to ovarian cancer is less well understood. Almost one in 60 women will develop ovarian cancer during their lifetimes. Most will be diagnosed with advanced disease and 70 percent will die in five years, making it o...
Preventive ovary removal linked to early death in younger women, Mayo Clinic discovers
...how some increase in risk of death from breast and uterine
cancers, and neurologic and vascular conditions. C... These women may have a genetic predisposition to uterine
diseases or other symptoms that prompted hysterectomy, which then prompted preventive ovariectomy, w...
Race influences uterine cancer survival
African-American women with uterine
cancer have worse survival rates than Caucasian wo...cans were at 26 percent greater risk of death from uterine
cancer than Caucasians, even if they had similar diseases and treatments. "When response to treatmen...
Web tool helps gauge risk of having genetic mutation linked to colon cancer
...age risk for other cancers, including those of the uterine
tract lining, ovaries, stomach, small intestines, urinary tract, brain, and skin. Early identification of people with MLH1 and MSH2 mutations is important because such individuals require a different level of medical management, Syngal notes. Gui...