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29 min ago | Modern Healthcare

Da Vinci surgical robot sales slide; revenue, earnings drop in Q1

Sales of da Vinci surgical robots continued to decline in the first quarter of this year, in part due to fewer gynecologic procedures being performed and overall lower procedure growth in the U.S., the company noted in announcing its first-quarter earnings Tuesday.Intuitive Surgical, the Sunnyvale, ... For the best experience of ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Napoles recovering after operation - doctors

After spilling the beans on those supposedly involved in the pork barrel scam, businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles finally underwent surgery on Wednesday for a tumor in her uterus.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Oncology

Tue Apr 22, 2014

HON

Size of Fetus May Affect Stillbirth Risk

Fetuses that are either too small or too large are at increased risk for stillbirth, a large new study says.

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HON

Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey

Nearly 70 percent of Americans support the new health care law's mandated coverage of birth control, a nationwide study finds.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Supreme Court, Medicine

Shape

The Down Low on Down-There Grooming

You know which shampoo gives you Victoria's Secret volume and which mascara makes your lashes look like falsies, but do you know which feminine hygiene products keep you fresh and which ones may actually be hurting your hoo-ha? In a University of Alabama study, one in eight women reported regularly douching; a quarter of these ladies also freshened ... (more)

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Medical News Today

Labor induction or augmentation 'does not cause autism,' say obstetricians

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Durham, NC, Pregnancy, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Pregnancy risk may be higher with newer method of female sterilization

Women who used a new method of sterilization called hysteroscopic sterilization had a 10 times greater risk of pregnancy after one year than those who used the older laparoscopic sterilization method.

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North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

Massena Memorial Hospital finished March at a $52,658 deficit, despite budgeting to end at a $144,117 profit, according to a financial summary made public on Monday.

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Daily Trojan

Tutor establishes endowed chair position at Keck

Last week, the Keck School of Medicine of USC announced the creation of the Alia Tutor Endowed Chair, a position meant to advance the field of reproductive medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Women's Health, Health, Infertility

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

What Can Sabotage a Woman Between the Sheets?

Chaunie Brusie is 27 and pregnant with her fourth child. Brusie's other three children are younger than 5. While she is happily married, she has felt a strain on her sex life.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Medicine

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Alcohol in pregnancy: why experts say no

Drinking guidelines say women should avoid alcohol altogether when pregnant, but what's the evidence low-level drinking causes harm? It's been five years since Australian drinking guidelines changed to advise woman to avoid alcohol altogether when pregnant or trying for a baby.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock researcher searching for techniques to preserve embryos

Dr. Samuel Prien, professor, director of clinical and research lab, director of IVF lab and director of resident research in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said his research is focused on techniques to find the best possible embryos for assisted pregnancies.

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Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

WebMD

No Connection Between Induced Labor, Autism: Obgyns

MONDAY, April 21, 2014 -- There is no connection between inducing labor in childbirth and autism , according to a new statement released Monday by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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Canada.com

Coping with tragedy: Death of a baby in hospital

Kate Austin-Rivas with daughter Elle Rivas, 4, and husband Didier Rivas, at their Coquitlam home.

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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Memorial stops free advertising for formula makers

Sorry, new mommies: Memorial Healthcare System is saying goodbye to two "perks."

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Related Topix: Pembroke Pines, FL, Miramar, FL, Medicine, Nursing, Broward County, FL

Freshnews

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Supports 25th Annual National Infertility...

In support of the 25 anniversary of National Infertility Awareness Week , Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced the launch of its 2014 Heart to Heart Video Contest.

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Sys-Con Media

Vivere-Winter Park Honors National Infertility Awareness Week

That number represents 12 percent of women of childbearing age or one in eight couples.

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SooToday

Group Health docs will have new home in June

The Group Health Centre is pleased to announce that 773 Great Northern Ave directly across from the Lukenda Drive entrance to the Sault Area Hospital will soon become home to the Centre's Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department.

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Business Wire

MEDNAX Announces Acquisition of Anesthesiology Practice in Virginia

The practice will become part of MEDNAX's American Anesthesiology division and is the third Virginia-based anesthesia practice to join the division.

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Related Topix: Mednax, Healthcare Industry, Medicine, Anesthesiology, Fredericksburg, VA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Pharmacist Ron Batagol calls for drinking mothers to be reassured

Australia's top health research authority should be reassuring women who have been light social drinkers during pregnancy amid concern that some will consider terminations due to unwarranted fears for their babies' health, a leading pharmacist says.

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