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Article ID: 705584

Who’s at Risk for Placenta Disorders?

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Scott Shainker, DO, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center discusses placenta disorders and who is at risk

Released:
17-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705541

Early Postpartum Opioids Linked with Persistent Usage

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt researchers have published findings indicating that regardless of whether a woman delivers a child by cesarean section or by vaginal birth, if they fill prescriptions for opioid pain medications early in the postpartum period, they are at increased risk of developing persistent opioid use.

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17-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 705471

NIH scientists find that breast cancer protection from pregnancy starts decades later

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

In general, women who have had children have a lower risk of breast cancer compared to women who have never given birth. However, new research has found that moms don’t experience this breast cancer protection until many years later and may face elevated risk for more than 20 years.

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14-Dec-2018 9:20 AM EST
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Article ID: 705139

Risk of Dementia Increased Among Female Veterans with TBI, PTSD, Depression

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Female military veterans who have traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder or depression long after their service may be more likely to later develop dementia than female veterans without those conditions, according to a study published in the December 12, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Released:
7-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705281

Pregnant Women, Young Children Most Likely To Use Bed Nets To Prevent Malaria

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

When households in sub-Saharan Africa don’t have an adequate number of insecticide-treated bed nets, pregnant women and children under five are the most likely family members to sleep under the ones they have, leaving men and school-aged children more exposed to malaria, new Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) research suggests.

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11-Dec-2018 3:40 PM EST
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Article ID: 705279

How Does Pregnancy Inflammation Affect Immunity in Newborns?

Saint Louis University Medical Center

SLU pediatric researchers received $412,500 from the NIH to study how fetal exposure to inflammation can alter immune responses after birth.

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11-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705276

FDA approves first non-invasive therapy device for stress urinary incontinence

Creighton University

New non-invasive treatment for stress urinary incontinence helps strengthen the pelvic floor, and shows more than 87 percent of patients were dry or had mild leakage after a 12-week treatment period, with 93 percent of patients experiencing improvement in just four weeks.

Released:
11-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705237

Media registration open for ENDO 2019

Endocrine Society

Members of the media can now register to cover the latest advances in hormone health and science at ENDO 2019. The Endocrine Society’s annual meeting will be held March 23-26, 2019 in New Orleans, La.

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11-Dec-2018 10:30 AM EST

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