Dr. Evelyn Minaya, MD

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating healthy foods while you're breast-feeding will help you and your baby get the nutrients both of you need, experts say.

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reminds new mothers that breast-feeding provides many health bene...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Use of prescription narcotic painkillers is common in pregnancy and increases the likelihood a baby will be born small or early, or go through painful drug withdrawal, a new study finds.

    These prescription painkillers, also called opioids, includ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who were born prematurely may be more likely to deliver their own babies early, a new study suggests.

    Canadian researchers found that the odds of delivering a preterm infant -- born before 37 weeks of pregnancy -- rose more than 40 percent...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The use of long-acting, reversible forms of contraception remains low among sexually active teen girls, though that trend seems to be changing, according to a U.S. government report released Tuesday.

    Among teens aged 15 to 19, the use of long-act...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry mutations in certain genes face a much higher risk of breast and ovarian cancers, but the impact varies depending on the type and location of the mutation, new research finds.

    Film star Angelina Jolie, who carries a BRCA1 mutation...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pregnant woman's placenta can reliably measure exposure to the toxic metal arsenic in both the mother and her unborn baby, new research finds.

    "Our findings show placental arsenic concentrations reflect both maternal and fetal biomarker concent...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although many women with breast cancer are concerned about their genetic risk for other cancers -- as well as their relatives' risk for breast cancer -- almost half of these patients don't get information about genetic testing, a new study finds.

    ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More expensive breast cancer treatments are linked to a greater chance of survival, new research suggests.

    "Our findings indicate that in some instances, newer and costlier approaches may be leading to improved outcomes in breast cancer patients,...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents who buy breast milk online may not always get 100 percent human milk. A new study found about 10 percent of samples tested were contaminated with cow's milk.

    "Human milk may be purposely 'topped off' with cow's milk or infant formula, and...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about General Surgery:

    FRIDAY, April 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Compared with five years ago, women with breast cancer and just one cancerous lymph node are less likely to have most underarm lymph nodes removed, a new study reports.

    The results of the analysis of data from 2.7 million breast cancer patients h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A high-tech comparison of the breast milk of humans and their close primate relatives is revealing just how nutritious the human variety is.

    The research was led by Danielle Lemay, a nutritional biologist at the University of California, Davis' ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, March 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ultrasound should be the first type of imaging used to assess pelvic symptoms in women, a group of U.S. experts says.

    Ultrasound is safer and more cost-effective than other types of imaging for these types of cases, the team of obstetricians and...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    SATURDAY, March 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine and a drug already on the market each may help slow down advanced ovarian cancer, two new studies suggest.

    In one, of just 31 patients, researchers found that adding the vaccine to standard treatment staved off a recurre...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Angelina Jolie's decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say.

    In a colu...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are naturally drawn to a woman with a curvy backside, a new report suggests.

    The "theoretically optimal angle" is a 45.5-degree curve from back to buttocks -- not necessarily a big butt, the University of Texas at Austin researchers determin...Full Article