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Newswise: Rutgers Celebrates 50 Years of Growing Midwifery in the Garden State
Released: 3-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Rutgers Celebrates 50 Years of Growing Midwifery in the Garden State
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

As the Rutgers School of Nursing program enters its second half century, the midwifery model of care is more relevant than ever, experts say

Released: 3-Jul-2024 11:00 AM EDT
Survivorship Standards Help Address the Distinct Needs of Adult Cancer Survivors
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Survey study published in JAMA Network Open demonstrates the value of American College of Surgeons’ survivorship accreditation standards, though specialized services in fertility and sexual health are less accessible.

Released: 2-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT
UTSW Research: Female sex hormones, adrenal hyperplasia, and more
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Studies investigate monthly cycle fluctuations, trial results reducing excess androgens, transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat depression, and liver regeneration

Released: 1-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Rutgers Researchers Examine How Fungal Toxins Impact Hormones in Pregnancy
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Estrogen-mimicking fungal metabolites in widely found foods consumed by pregnant people (and everyone else).

24-Jun-2024 9:30 AM EDT
Daily Sauna Time Might Help Prevent Menopause-Related Weight Gain
American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

New research performed with mice suggests that daily time in a warm environment such as a sauna might help older adults, especially women, combat age-related obesity and insulin resistance. The study shows the potential of heat treatments as a simple way to promote healthier aging.

24-Jun-2024 9:30 AM EDT
Higher Calcium and Zinc Intake Linked with Healthier Pregnancy Outcomes
American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

People with higher intakes of calcium and zinc in the three months before they conceived were significantly less likely to suffer hypertensive disorders during their pregnancy compared with those who had lower intakes of these essential minerals, according to new research.

Released: 18-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Study suggests hepatitis E may be a sexually transmitted infection
Ohio State University

Discovering that hepatitis E virus is associated with sperm in pigs suggests the virus may be both sexually transmitted and linked to male infertility, according to a new study.

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Released: 11-Jun-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Endocrine Society urges passage of the Right to IVF Act
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society endorses the Right to IVF Act, which was introduced by Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) to protect and expand nationwide access to fertility treatment, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), and urges the Senate to pass the Right to IVF Act on June 12th to ensure that the freedom to start and grow a family is protected and accessible to everyone in the United States.

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6-Jun-2024 6:05 AM EDT
Two can play that game: juvenile dolphins who play together are more successful as adults
University of Bristol

Juvenile social play predicts adult reproductive success in male bottlenose dolphins, a new study has found.

Newswise: Reproductive health counseling in young women with epilepsy: Room for improvement
Released: 7-Jun-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Reproductive health counseling in young women with epilepsy: Room for improvement
International League Against Epilepsy

Pediatric neurologists are not counseling young adults with epilepsy about reproductive issues as frequently as needed, according to a recent 10-year study. Some conversations, such as those about pregnancy and the potential effects of antiseizure medications, are almost nonexistent.

Newswise: Hormone-free barrier contraceptive undergoing clinical trial at UC Davis Health
Released: 6-Jun-2024 10:30 AM EDT
Hormone-free barrier contraceptive undergoing clinical trial at UC Davis Health
UC Davis Health

The UC Davis Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is recruiting potential participants for a clinical trial of an investigational hormone-free monthly intravaginal method of contraception.

29-May-2024 9:00 AM EDT
Low socioeconomic status raises pregnant women’s risk of exposure to thyroid-disrupting chemicals
Endocrine Society

Exposure to some endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) that harm the thyroid gland has increased over the past 20 years among U.S. women of childbearing age and pregnant women, especially among those with lower social and economic status, a new study finds. The results will be presented Monday at ENDO 2024, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in Boston, Mass.



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