Julia Schlam Edelman

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Specialties:

  • OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Activity

  • 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

  • Sharecare News
    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

  • Sharecare News
    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

  • Sharecare News
    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

  • Sharecare News
    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

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

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Males benefit indirectly when girls are immunized against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new Dutch study.

    However, males still have a risk of developing HPV-related cancers, the study authors said.

    And ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Gay and bisexual men who have abstained from sex for one year would be allowed to donate blood in the United States, under a new federal policy unveiled Tuesday.

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its intentions in a draft guidance th...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers had poor health habits during pregnancy are at increased risk for obesity, a new study suggests.

    Researchers looked at more than 5,100 children in Greece and found that they were much more likely to be obese at age 8 if thei...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Fewer new mothers have been prescribed the painkiller codeine since public health officials warned about a rare, but potential risk of overdose for breast-feeding babies, a new study says.

    Experts said the study results, reported in the May 12 ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women at high risk of breast cancer often have routine MRI scans to try to detect any tumors early. Now a new study hints the scans might also predict which women are most likely to develop cancer in the near future.

    Researchers found that among h...Full Article