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The state Board of Medicine yesterday released a decision reprimanding a Concord obstetrician for not treating a post-partum woman who reported to the emergency room with signs of an acute infection.
She joined the faculty of Harvard University in 1985, specializing in obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive biology.
By Diane Duke Williams - TNew research shows that providing women with free contraception does not increase the likelihood that they will have sex with multiple partners, as critics of the practice have suggested.
Many women and their doctors are taking issue with a recent study that suggests mammography is no better than annual clinical breast exams in reducing deaths from breast cancer.
Recent news and research about vitamins and supplements can be confusing: One recent study, for example, said low levels of vitamin D may damage the brain, and higher levels of D have been linked a reduced risk of certain cancers.
The flying obstetrician and gynaecologist service brings medical specialists to remote hospitals for emergencies, elective surgery and consultations, saving lives and hundreds of kilometres of travel for patients.
Major medical organizations such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have said time and again: Do not drink during pregnancy.
Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead says Jerry Mays dropped out of the Senate District 6 race, and the party's Candidate Committee replaced him with Tuscumbia obstetrician Larry Stutts.
This gynecology exam guide will help explain what to expect on your first gynecologist visit, from making the appointment to asking the 'gyno,' your most embarrassing questions about your vagina.
U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon owes more than $450,000 after a North Carolina jury determined the Republican hopeful gave false or misleading statements to two investors about a startup company's prospects.
A physician who practiced medicine and taught in Birmingham is now part of the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame.
An FDA advisory committee unanimously recommended this week that a particular HPV test become the first line of screening for the deadly disease.
"There was a 75 percent reduction in the incidence of cervical cancer with the usage of pap smears from about 1990 on," says Forbes Hospital gynecologist Dr. Mark Rubino.
Ashley Killeen of Browns Mills calls herself "one of the lucky ones." It's been about four years since an obstetrician opened her belly to seek the source of her chronic abdominal pain.
OXiGENE, Inc. announced late Tuesday, positive results from a randomized Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating Avastin with or without ZYBRESTAT to treat patients with recurrent ovarian cancer.
The hunt is on to find biomarkers that detect cancer , but it's a challenging process.