WomenHeart: the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease and theSociety for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) have released a new report identifying the top 10 unanswered questions in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease in women . The new 10Q Report follows up on a 2006 alert, published because experts felt little traction…Read the Rest of Article
Births by cesarean delivery increased to nearly one third of all deliveries in 2008, a year in which the total number of births diminished, according to the “Annual Study of Vital Statistics: 2008,” published online December 20 in the journal Pediatrics.
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Annual mammograms beginning at 40 years of age would greatly reduce the risk for mastectomy in women between 40 and 50 years, according to a study presented by British researchers here at the Radiological Society of North America 96th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. One of the aims of the researchers was to appeal to…Read the Rest of Article
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A recent study reported online by the BMJ looked at the question, how long a couple should wait before trying for another pregnancy after a miscarriage. Many clinicians, including myself, believe there is little justification for delaying the next pregnancy. The current guidelines from the World Health Organization recommend that women should wait for at least six months before trying again, whereas others suggest a delay of up to 18 months.
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Practically everyone has heard of a couple who, after fertility treatments fail, adopt a baby and then all of a sudden get pregnant. Those stories have given rise to the belief that it takes longer for stressed-out women to conceive, a notion for which there has been little scientific evidence.