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Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • The Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine

Location:

  • New York, NV

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Newer forms of the birth control pill -- brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen -- are more likely to cause blood clots than older versions, a new study finds.

    However, the study authors also stressed that the odds of a clot remain very low for an...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- "Moderate" drinking might harm your heart if you're a senior citizen, a new study suggests.

    And women appear to be at greater risk for alcohol-related heart damage than men, the researchers found.

    "In an elderly population, increasing alc...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The initial portion of ejaculate is most likely to lead to conception, a small new study suggests.

    Spanish researchers found that the first fraction of ejaculate contains more sperm, and that these sperm are more active and have better quality DNA...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Waiting about three minutes to clamp the umbilical cord following a baby's delivery may help improve children's fine-motor and social skills at age 4 years, new Swedish research suggests.

    The researchers said postponing the clamping of the cord al...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, May 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While the percentage of hospitals that send breast-feeding mothers home with formula packs has fallen dramatically during the last several years, about one-third of U.S. hospitals still do so, newly released data shows.

    The formula packs usually ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of infants born to American mothers addicted to prescription pain medications is rising, and so are the costs of treating those babies, researchers report.

    The new research supports recent recommendations to screen or test pregnant women...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer patients who have a family history of the disease often worry that their outlook is worse and their chances for recurrence is higher.

    But a new British study of nearly 3,000 women treated for breast cancer suggests those fears may...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A baby's gender appears to affect a mother's risk for diabetes during pregnancy -- called gestational diabetes -- and type 2 diabetes after pregnancy, a new study suggests.

    Researchers reviewed data from nearly 643,000 women in Canada. The women...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who deliver their first baby by cesarean section are more likely to need blood transfusions and be admitted to intensive care units than women who opt for a vaginal delivery, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.

    In addition, after tha...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressants seem to help women deal with postpartum depression after childbirth, according to a new review.

    "Our findings are important due to the limited research exploring the use of antidepressants to treat postnatal depression," study firs...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Almost one out of every five young women was raped or experienced attempted rape during her freshman year at a large private university in upstate New York, a new study reports.

    Alcohol and/or drugs played a major role in sexual assaults, with a...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Gastroenterology:

    MONDAY, May 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Hormone replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms may raise the risk a bit for serious lower intestinal bleeding, a new study suggests.

    In the 1990s, millions of American women turned to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to help ease the ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who go through menopause at a relatively young age may have a slightly lower risk of developing a common heart rhythm disturbance, new research suggests.

    The study, of nearly 18,000 middle-aged and older U.S. women, found that those who'd gon...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    FRIDAY, May 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are single mothers before age 50 may be at increased risk for poor health later in life, according to a new study.

    Any period of single motherhood before age 50 was associated with a greater risk of poor health and physical disability yea...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being pregnant does not raise a woman's risk for death or complications after undergoing general surgery, a new study finds.

    "Pregnant patients undergoing emergency and non-emergency general surgery do not appear to have elevated rates of [illne...Full Article