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Released: 22-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
Evidence review: Maternal mental conditions drive climbing death rate in U.S.
Children's National Hospital

Painting a sobering picture, a research team led by Children’s National Hospital culled years of data demonstrating that maternal mental illness is an under-recognized contributor to the death of new mothers.

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Released: 21-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
UMSOM and UMB Faculty Receive $10.6 Million in State Funding for Abortion Clinical Care Training Program
University of Maryland School of Medicine

A $10.6 million training grant has been awarded to the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) to administer Maryland’s Abortion Clinical Care Training Program.

Released: 21-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Long COVID can happen to anyone. Keep up with the latest research on Long COVID on Newswise
Newswise

Stay informed! These are the latest research articles on "Long COVID" from the Coronavirus News Source on Newswise.

Newswise: Kia Hollis, MSN, CNM and Mercy patient Jnai Player Featured Guests for February 2024 edition of “Medoscopy”
Released: 20-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
Kia Hollis, MSN, CNM and Mercy patient Jnai Player Featured Guests for February 2024 edition of “Medoscopy”
Mercy Medical Center

The February 2024 edition of Mercy Medical Center's monthly talk show, "Medoscopy," takes a look at The Centering Pregnancy Program with guests Mercy certified nurse midwife Kia Hollis and her patient, Jnai Player.

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Released: 20-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Mujeres Obtienen los Mismos Beneficios del Ejercicio que Hombres, Pero con Menos Esfuerzo
Cedars-Sinai

Un nuevo estudio del Smidt Heart Institute del Cedars-Sinai muestra que existe una brecha de género entre mujeres y hombres a la hora de hacer ejercicio.

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Released: 20-Feb-2024 12:05 AM EST
Women Get the Same Exercise Benefits As Men, But With Less Effort
Cedars-Sinai

A new study from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows there is a gender gap between women and men when it comes to exercise.

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Released: 16-Feb-2024 11:05 PM EST
Why the Top Cause of Death for Women Has Been Ignored
Cedars-Sinai

Experts at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai who have studied progress made over decades of research say there’s still a long way to go before medical science fully understands how heart disease is different in women than men.

Released: 16-Feb-2024 6:05 AM EST
Detecting breast cancer through a spit test
University of Florida

A new saliva test could provide a quick and cheap way to screen for breast cancer

Newswise: The Wistar Institute Announces New Caspar Wistar Fellow, Dr. Irene Bertolini
Released: 15-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
The Wistar Institute Announces New Caspar Wistar Fellow, Dr. Irene Bertolini
Wistar Institute

Wistar Institute is pleased to announce the recruitment of Irene Bertolini, Ph.D., to pursue research in breast and brain cancers.

13-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Study Reveals Accelerated Aging in Women Living With HIV
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Women with HIV experience accelerated DNA aging, a phenomenon that can lead to poor physical function, according to a study led by Stephanie Shiau, an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Rutgers School of Public Health.

8-Feb-2024 2:30 PM EST
Mount Sinai Doctors to Present New Research at 2024 SMFM Annual Pregnancy Meeting
Mount Sinai Health System

High-risk pregnancy specialists from the Mount Sinai Health System are presenting research at the Annual Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) from February 10-14

Released: 14-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST
UChicago Medicine expands on the North Shore with new Northbrook office
University of Chicago Medical Center

Urogynecology and women’s health care now available; gastrointestinal services to be added this spring.

Newswise: Novel Drug Combination Shows Promise for Advanced HER2-Negative Breast Cancer
Released: 14-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Novel Drug Combination Shows Promise for Advanced HER2-Negative Breast Cancer
Johns Hopkins Medicine

A novel three-drug combination achieved notable responses in patients with advanced HER2-negative breast cancer, according to new research directed by investigators from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

Newswise: Would You Prefer a Mammogram, MRI, or Saliva on a Test Strip?
8-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
Would You Prefer a Mammogram, MRI, or Saliva on a Test Strip?
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

In JVSTB, researchers report successful results from a hand-held breast cancer screening device that can detect breast cancer biomarkers from a tiny sample of saliva.

   
Released: 12-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST
Antibody drug conjugates make strides in ovarian cancer with recent FDA approval
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

The UCLA team played a pivotal role in a clinical trial that led to the FDA granting accelerated approval of the first antibody drug conjugate (ADC), mirvetuximab soravtansine, for the treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.

Newswise: RUDN doctors found a mechanism of preeclampsia development
Released: 12-Feb-2024 7:05 AM EST
RUDN doctors found a mechanism of preeclampsia development
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University doctors studied immunohistochemical markers in patients with normal pregnancy and preeclampsia and noticed patterns.

Newswise: Strongest contender in decades in fight against breast cancer
Released: 12-Feb-2024 12:05 AM EST
Strongest contender in decades in fight against breast cancer
University of Adelaide

For decades, hormonal treatment of breast cancer has been going in one direction – blocking estrogen.

Newswise: New Method Could Detect Early Ovarian Cancer from Urine Samples
5-Feb-2024 3:05 PM EST
New Method Could Detect Early Ovarian Cancer from Urine Samples
Biophysical Society

Ovarian cancer is hard to diagnose in its early stages because it has vague symptoms, such as constipation, bloating, and back pain.

Released: 8-Feb-2024 11:00 AM EST
Pregnant Women Living in States with Limited Access to Abortion Face Higher Levels of Intimate Partner Homicide
American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Particularly by firearms, increasing rates of intimate partner homicide of women who are pregnant or recently pregnant are occurring in states that have limited access to abortion.

Newswise: Pregnant women should avoid ultraprocessed, fast foods
Released: 7-Feb-2024 2:05 PM EST
Pregnant women should avoid ultraprocessed, fast foods
University of Washington School of Medicine and UW Medicine

Researchers found that pregnant women who ate more ultraprocessed or fast foods, had a higher level of phthalates in their body, which was then passed on to their fetus.

Released: 7-Feb-2024 12:00 PM EST
MD Anderson Research Highlights for February 7, 2024
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Research Highlights showcases the latest breakthroughs in cancer care, research and prevention.

   
Newswise: Covid vaccine for pregnant women safe for newborn infants
Released: 7-Feb-2024 1:05 AM EST
Covid vaccine for pregnant women safe for newborn infants
Karolinska Institute

No increased risks for babies, and for some serious neonatal complications lower risks.

Released: 6-Feb-2024 5:05 PM EST
How ovarian tissue freezing could prevent menopause—possibly forever
Yale University

Most women agree that menopause has its advantages and disadvantages. Some relish the end of menstruation and concerns about unplanned pregnancies, while others dread the possibililty of hot flashes, moodiness, and other unpleasant symptoms.

Newswise: $1.1M Grant Supports Research in Breast Cancer Survivorship among Black Women
Released: 6-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST
$1.1M Grant Supports Research in Breast Cancer Survivorship among Black Women
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Bo (Bonnie) Qin, PhD, researcher and cancer epidemiologist in the Section of Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has received $1.1M from the American Cancer Society to support her research on the impact of lifestyle patterns, social determinants of health, and inflammatory mechanisms on breast cancer survivorship among Black women.

Newswise: Re-excision rates after breast-conserving surgery pose ongoing challenges in the US: UTHealth Houston study unveils high reoperation rates and costs
6-Feb-2024 12:00 AM EST
Re-excision rates after breast-conserving surgery pose ongoing challenges in the US: UTHealth Houston study unveils high reoperation rates and costs
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Rates of re-excision after initial breast-conserving surgery in women with breast cancer remain high across the United States, leading to an increased cost of care and a higher risk of postoperative complications, according to new research from UTHealth Houston.

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Newswise: Director of Oncology Services Northern Region Named to New Jersey’s Only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Released: 5-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST
Director of Oncology Services Northern Region Named to New Jersey’s Only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

George Raptis, MD, MBA, begins role at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health as director of Oncology Services for the Northern Region of New Jersey.

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Released: 5-Feb-2024 9:05 AM EST
A Noninvasive Way to Measure Placental Health
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

A healthy placenta is critical for a healthy baby. But unfortunately, there’s no direct way to measure how well this important organ is working.

Newswise: RUDN doctors made an AI histopathologist
Released: 5-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST
RUDN doctors made an AI histopathologist
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University doctors, in collaboration with the Ivannikov Institute for System Programming of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the National Medical Research Centre for Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Perinatology Named after Academician V.I.Kulakov, built the EndoNet neural network for a more accurate and faster analysis of histological sections of the endometrium.

   
Released: 2-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Social inequity is linked to lower use of epidural in childbirth
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

In a study of women in labor in the U. S., social inequity was associated with lower use of neuraxial analgesia -- an epidural or spinal pain reliever-- among non-Hispanic White women and, to a greater extent, among African American women, according to research at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S).

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Released: 1-Feb-2024 5:00 PM EST
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT: Nurses -- The Most Trusted Profession in an Age of Mistrust
Newswise

For 21 years, nurses have consistently been the most trusted profession, according to the yearly Gallup poll. (The new poll will be issued by the end of January). Dr Rushton, who specializes in burnout, will speak on trust, moral injury, and how nurses cope in this day and age.

29-Jan-2024 10:00 PM EST
Intersectional Study of Alcohol Treatment Completion Reveals Significantly Greater Disparities for Women of Color Than Examining by Race or Gender Alone
Research Society on Alcoholism

An intersectional study of alcohol treatment completion rates reveals striking disparities for racial and ethnic minoritized women when compared to White men.

     
Released: 1-Feb-2024 4:00 AM EST
La salud de las mamas durante la menopausia
Mayo Clinic

Su riesgo de tener cáncer de mama aumenta con la edad, especialmente después de la menopausia. Alrededor de 8 de cada 10 casos de cáncer de mama ocurren en mujeres de más de 50 años. 

Released: 1-Feb-2024 4:00 AM EST
صحة الثدي في سن اليأس
Mayo Clinic

جاكسونفيل، فلوريدا – يزيد خطر إصابتكِ بسرطان الثدي مع تقدم العمر، خاصةً بعد انقطاع الطمث. وتحدث حوالي 8 من كل 10 من حالات سرطان الثدي لدى السيدات في سن أكبر من 50.

29-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
Surgeons’ choice of skin disinfectant impacts infection risk, Canadian-American study shows
McMaster University

Researchers of the PREPARE trial, which enrolled nearly 8,500 participants at 25 hospitals in Canada and the United States, found the use of iodine povacrylex in alcohol to disinfect a patient’s skin could prevent surgical site infection in thousands of patients undergoing surgery for a closed fracture each year.

Released: 31-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Potential link between high maternal cortisol, unpredicted birth complications
Washington State University

A snippet of hair can reveal a pregnant person’s stress level and may one day help warn of unexpected birth problems, a study indicates.

Released: 31-Jan-2024 12:05 PM EST
Autoimmune disease and pregnancy
Institute for Systems Biology

For many aspiring mothers with autoimmune disease, pregnancy can be daunting and full of unknowns.

Released: 31-Jan-2024 10:30 AM EST
American Academy of Dermatology issues updated guidelines for the management of acne
American Academy of Dermatology

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting nearly 50 million Americans each year, with symptoms usually beginning in puberty.

Released: 31-Jan-2024 8:00 AM EST
Brain changes behind pain sensitivity may affect older women more
Ohio State University

A new study has found that the brain system enabling us to inhibit our own pain changes with age, and that gender-based differences in those changes may lead females to be more sensitive to moderate pain than males as older adults.

Released: 31-Jan-2024 4:00 AM EST
A saúde das mamas durante a menopausa
Mayo Clinic

Os riscos de desenvolver câncer de mama aumentam com a idade, especialmente após a menopausa. Cerca de 8 entre 10 casos de câncer de mama acontecem entre as mulheres acima dos 50 anos. 

Newswise: Global health efforts in urology still a major focus for Joseph Smith Jr., MD
Released: 30-Jan-2024 11:05 AM EST
Global health efforts in urology still a major focus for Joseph Smith Jr., MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

World-renowned urologic surgeon Joseph Smith Jr., MD, remembers doing global humanitarian work in the eastern Congo many years ago with world-renowned gynecologist and human rights activist Denis Mukwege, MD, PhD, who was awarded The Nobel Peace Prize in 2018.

Newswise: When Engineering Meets Women’s Health
Released: 30-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
When Engineering Meets Women’s Health
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

There has been a lack of basic research centered on women’s health. But times are changing, says Kristin Myers. And it’s about time.



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