Julia Schlam Edelman

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Specialties:

  • OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    MONDAY, June 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young Americans are more accepting of working mothers than previous generations were, a new study finds.

    Researchers say the views of millennials -- those born roughly between 1980 and 2000 -- reflect growing gender equ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Reproductive Endocrinology:

    FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women prescribed a common class of antidepressants to ease menopausal symptoms may face a long-term rise in their risk for bone fracture, a new study suggests.

    The antidepressants in question are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) medi...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who've had one stillbirth have a four times higher risk of having another stillbirth compared to women who've had a live birth, British researchers report.

    The researchers noted that the overall risk of stillbirth is low. The review inclu...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who've had one stillbirth have a four times higher risk of having another stillbirth compared to women who've had a live birth, British researchers report.

    The researchers noted that the overall risk of stillbirth is low. The review inclu...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should discourage women from using marijuana during pregnancy, due to the potential effects that pot's active ingredients can have on a child's brain development, new guidelines state.

    The recommendation was released Monday by the American...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Not long ago, women with lupus were often told pregnancy was too risky. But new research confirms that when the disease is under control, women usually have healthy pregnancies and babies.

    The study, of 385 pregnant women with lupus, found that 81...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers more evidence that the advent of vaccines to fight human papillomavirus (HPV) could reduce cervical cancer in American women.

    While it's still too early to say that vaccines such as Gardasil and Cerva...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with lower resting heart rate variability may be more likely to have sexual problems, a new study suggests.

    Heart rate variability refers to differences in the length of time between heartbeats. Those changes in heart rate play a particul...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Ebola infection continues to surprise scientists. The latest twist: The deadly virus may hide in pregnant women without obvious symptoms.

    A new case report describes a 31-year-old woman in late pregnancy who went to a hospital in Liberia compla...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgical Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The percentage of women with early stage breast cancer who choose to have the breast-conserving surgery known as lumpectomy has risen slowly in recent years, new research shows.

    In 1998, slightly more than 54 percent of eligible women chose the...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall birth rate in the United States rose a bit for the first time in seven years in 2014, according to new federal government data.

    The same report, from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also found that birth rates f...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used gynecological procedure may increase the risk of preterm delivery in future pregnancies, a new study suggests.

    Dilation and curettage (D&C) is one of the most common minor surgeries in obstetrics and gynecology. It is used in ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although the pesticide DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, women exposed to the chemical while they were still in the womb may be more likely to develop breast cancer than women who had less exposure to the pesticide, a new study contends.

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As women begin menopause, hormone fluctuations increase the risk of sleep problems during certain phases of the menstrual cycle, according to a small new study.

    Researchers analyzed the sleep patterns of 20 women in the earliest stage of menopaus...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Extremely premature infants who take part in randomized clinical trials don't have worse outcomes while in the hospital compared to those who aren't part of such research, a new study finds.

    The researchers undertook the study because it wasn't k...Full Article