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3 hrs ago | Express India

Obesity tied to difficult pregnancy

Summary Being overweight during pregnancy can lead to a host of problems ranging from gestational diabetes to miscarriage and premature birth.

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Related Topix: Medicine

7 hrs ago | Express India

Staples Vs sutures after C-section

The study found that 10.6 per cent of women in the staples group had wound complications, compared with 4.9 per cent of the women with stitches.

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11 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise

Four Things You Might Not Know About Attorney General Eric Holder

As new terror threats emerge from the Middle East and the battle continues over border enforcement in the United States, Attorney General Eric Holder is urging lawmakers both internationally and at home to take action.

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Related Topix: Eric Holder, Columbia University, Medicine, US News

12 hrs ago | Shape

Are IUDs Upping Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Could certain forms of contraception increase your risk for breast cancer? A new study published in the journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology seems to think so.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

16 hrs ago | ABC News

Government Shutdown Baby Boom: Real or Coincidence?

It's been nine months since the government shutdown , and some D.C. area hospitals are reporting a surprising development: Babies.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Medicine

20 hrs ago | WDTN-TV Dayton

Pelvic exam guidelines confuse women

A local ob/gyn disagrees with a body of physicians. A few days ago some doctors recommended doing away with pelvic exams for women.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Boston.com

No agreement on whether FDA should ban hysterectomy tool

A panel of experts reviewing the safety of a controversial cutting device used to perform minimally-invasive hysterectomies couldn't agree Friday on whether the government should withdraw the device from the market.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Surgery, Uterine Cancer

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Udall: Problems with Gardner's birth control plan

Udall made the remarks in response to a question at a news conference to highlight his latest foray into the volatile politics of birth control.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Medicine

Patch.com

Westford Couple Welcomes Daughter On the Fourth of July

Maybe the rainbow that Westford resident Anastasiya Manuilov saw as Hurricane Arthur made its way up the East coast on July 3, was a sign that something special would happen.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, Holidays, Westford, MA, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Emerson Hospital, Healthcare Industry

NewsOK.com

FDA weighs cancer risk of fibroid removal devices

Federal health advisers say there is little to no evidence that a popular technique for removing fibroids can be performed without the risk of spreading undetected cancers to other parts of the body.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

Ms. Magazine

World Population Day: What Would Margaret Sanger Think of Hobby Lobby?

Two decisions in the past two weeks by the Supreme Court offer sharp reminders that while Americans and even American businesses have long embraced birth control, the law has not.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

AmericanBankingNews.com

Rox Fibroid Treatment Center Opens With World Renowned Gynecologist. Dr. Bruce Lee

LIGHTNING RELEASES: Beverly Hills, California - Dr. Bruce Lee , a world-renowned fibroid surgeon and inventor of the Acessa procedure, has opened his practice in Beverly Hills in conjunction with the Rox Center.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Beverly Hills, CA, Women's Health, Health

CBS Local

Study: Pregnant Women Who Exercise May Have Less Chubby Babies

According to a new study, mothers who exercise late in their pregnancy may give birth to babies with a little less body fat.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Round Rock, TX

Medical News Today

Fertility issues in women with PCOS often resolved by letrozole

The drug letrozole results in higher birth rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome than the current preferred infertility treatment drug, according to a nationwide study led by Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infertility

Thu Jul 10, 2014

International Business Times

Eating an Apple a Day improves Healthy Women's Sex lives: Latest Study Reveals

Women who consume one to two forbidden fruits a day experience a better sexual life than women who are featured in "no regular apple consumption," group, according to a new study that appeared in the journal Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Canada,

Examiner.com

Florida Nurse denied job for being pro-life

The Alliance Defending Freedom has filed suit against Tampa Family Health Centers on behalf of Sara Hellwege.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Abortion

Michigan Radio

Detroit has a maternal death rate that is triple the nation's

Data from the state Department of Community Health show a maternal death rate that is even higher than countries like Libya and Vietnam.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Wayne State University, Medicine

Fox News

Women who eat an apple a day may have better sex, study finds

Eating the forbidden fruit of an apple tree may be even racier than the Bible says.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Medicine

Medical Daily

Staples Or Sutures To Close a C-Section? The Future For Wound Sealing May Hold Other Possibilities

Among women who undergo a cesarean section during childbirth, between three and six percent experience a post-cesarean wound infection due to the surgical incision.

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Seeking Alpha

CombiMatrix Exploiting Growth Of Chromosomal Microarray For Prenatal Analysis

Molecular diagnostics company CBMX has offered a variety of genetic tests for various indications but just recently shifted the majority of its focus for growth on chromosomal microarray analysis.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biotech, CombiMatrix, Healthcare Industry, Irvine, CA, Oncology, Hematology

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