Press "esc" to clear
Go to Advanced Search

Showing results

110 of 2451
  • Embargo expired:
    20-Oct-2018 5:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 702236

Lupus Online Awareness and Education Campaign Tests Well Among Young, at-Risk African-American and Latino Women

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Using a culturally competent, well-designed online resource helps increase awareness of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and its symptoms in at-risk patient populations, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting .

Released:
16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
  • Embargo expired:
    20-Oct-2018 5:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 702241

Pregnancy Complications Have Reduced in Lupus Patients During Past Two Decades

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Over the past two decades, maternal and fetal mortality, along with important clinical outcomes, have improved in pregnancies of women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
181018_fibers.jpg

Article ID: 702481

Award-Winning Nuclear Physics Technology Monitors Cancer Treatments

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Nearly a half-million cancer patients are treated with radiation therapy every year in the United States. Now, technologies developed in partnership with the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) are helping to ensure that patients are receiving just what the doctor ordered. The technologies are featured in RadiaDyne’s OARtrac® system, which was cited as a Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough Award and as a 2018 R&D 100 award finalist by R&D Magazine.

Released:
19-Oct-2018 10:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 702484

How Do Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises Reduce Overactive Bladder Symptoms?

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common form of urinary incontinence that is widely treated with pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training. A new laboratory study lends insights into how PFM training works: by reducing contractions of the detrusor muscle of the bladder, reports the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the official journal of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Released:
19-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
PLASILOVA_Magdalena_87223500_edit_cropforPRNewswire.jpg

Article ID: 702408

NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn Welcomes Breast Cancer Specialist

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn

Based in Brooklyn and working in collaboration with the already outstanding breast cancer team at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn under the auspices of Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone, Magdalena Plasilova, MD, PhD, specializes in “hidden scar” surgery, an advanced surgical technique using small incisions in the armpit or in skin folds.

Released:
18-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT
2335_MKTG_ACLInjuryPreventionWorkshop20181001_017_LR.jpg

Article ID: 702394

Orthopaedic Experts Show Teenage Girls How to Avoid Knee Injuries

Cedars-Sinai

ACL injuries have become more common over the decades, especially among female athletes, who are three-and-a-half times more likely than males to suffer from ACL tears. Teaching young women how to avoid knee injuries is a priority for Cedars-Sinai orthopaedist Natasha Trentacosta, MD. Earlier this month, at a football stadium in Torrance, CA, she led an an injury prevention session for female soccer players.

Released:
17-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 702305

Southern Ocean Medical Center to Host Annual Women's Health Night

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center will host its 27th Annual Women’s Health Night on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The free event is open to the community and will feature a host of community resources, health screenings, interactive displays, and informative lectures by Southern Ocean Medical Center physicians.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Channels:

Women's Health

  • Embargo expired:
    16-Oct-2018 1:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 701610

High pre-delivery maternal blood pressure associated with low Apgar scores

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Women who experience high blood pressure prior to labor may be more likely to deliver babies with a lower Apgar score, a measure of a newborn’s physical health, suggests new research presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

Released:
8-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702274

Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country’s stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.

Released:
16-Oct-2018 10:20 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Showing results

110 of 2451

Chat now!