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

    TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus (HPV), which is linked to the risk of cervical cancer, a new analysis found.

    "Our study shows that testing urine for HPV has good accuracy when compared to testing samples taken from th...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Including women older than 70 in national breast cancer screening programs won't lead to a sharp reduction in advanced forms of the disease, a new study finds.

    In fact, mass breast cancer screening programs could result in older women being over...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some studies have found that women who use common antidepressants early in pregnancy face a raised risk of miscarriage, but new research suggests the link might be better explained by the depression, rather than the drugs that treat it.

    Looking a...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Epidemiology:

    FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to breast cancer risk, women's bras are off the hook, a new study says.

    To determine if concerns that have surfaced in the past over whether wearing bras might increase the chances of tumors, the researchers looked at types of bras w...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) Breast-feeding offers many benefits for new moms and babies, but some women experience problems and don't know where to get help, an expert says.

    Breast-feeding can lower a child's risk of asthma, diabetes and other health problems, and reduce a m...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Reminder letters signed by family doctors improve the chances that women who are overdue for mammography will return for the breast cancer screening, a new study finds.

    Researchers looked at nearly 5,400 women, ages 52 to 74, in British Columbi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's been controversy for years over whether the use of common antidepressants by women during their pregnancies might raise the odds of mental health issues in their children.

    Now, a study involving more than 13,000 children finds no rise i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Responding to a Supreme Court ruling handed down late in June, the Obama administration on Friday proposed a compromise path that it said would allow women to obtain contraceptives through their health plan, while respecting the views of companies that

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight women still lag behind men and lesbian women, a new study suggests.

    Using surveys of single people, the Kinsey Institute research suggests that men -- straight or ga...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.

    "We're particularly concerned about canned tuna, which is second only to shrimp as the most commonly ea...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- White, straight women are much more likely to seek treatment for infertility than minority, bisexual or lesbian women, a new study finds.

    Researchers examined data gathered from nearly 20,000 American women, aged 21 to 44, who took part in poll...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

    An estimated 4 million fewer births occurred among teenagers as a result of the ...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. teen birth rates fell dramatically during the past two decades, plummeting 57 percent and saving taxpayers billions of dollars, a new government report shows.

    An estimated 4 million fewer births occurred among teenagers as a result of the ...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer unmarried America women are having babies, with the notable exception of those who are over 35, federal health officials reported Wednesday.

    Births outside of marriage continued a slight decline in 2013, accounting for 40.6 percent of al...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    SUNDAY, Aug. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many pregnant women and their unborn children are being exposed to antibacterial compounds that may be linked to developmental and reproductive issues, a new small study suggests.

    The antibacterial triclosan appeared in the urine of every woman te...Full Article