Julia Schlam Edelman

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Specialties:

  • obstetrics & gynecology

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  • 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

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of American women have benefited from a breast and cervical cancer screening program offered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a new report.

    The program was launched in 1991 to serve women with limited...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Mutated versions of a gene called PALB2 can dramatically increase a woman's risk of breast cancer, a new study has found.

    Women carrying the PALB2 mutation have a one in three chance of developing breast cancer by the age of 70, British research...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When a woman drinks heavily during pregnancy, the harmful effects on her child's brain development appear to continue over time, a new study indicates.

    The findings point to a possible reason for the persistent attention and behavior problems exp...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple blood test could help prevent neural tube birth defects such as spina bifida, new research finds.

    The test would measure the concentration of folate (a form of vitamin B) in a pregnant women's red blood cells...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although cervical cancers are declining in the United States and Canada, other cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV) are increasing, a new study indicates.

    HPV-related cancers of the anus and the base of the tongue and tonsils have increase...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, July 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on contraception coverage -- as mandated under the Affordable Care Act -- could lead to a legal quagmire that might allow companies to deny insurance coverage for any medical practice that violates their religious principle

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests.

    "We found that, compared with children born from mothers of normal weight, those whose mothers were overweight...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, July 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study involving data on more than 1 million women finds the HPV test outperforming the standard Pap test in assessing cervical cancer risk.

    Researchers at the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) conclude that a negative test for HPV (human ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The drug exemestane worked slightly better than the drug tamoxifen at preventing a recurrence of breast cancer in certain premenopausal women, according to a new study.

    Almost 93 percent of women on exemestane (Aromasin) remained free of breast ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a better chance of getting pregnant if they take a breast cancer drug instead of the currently preferred medication, a new study suggests.

    Polycystic ovary syndrome -- the most common cause of female inf...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who deliver their baby by cesarean section are less likely to suffer complications if sutures -- rather than staples -- are used to close the incision, a new study says.

    "This study clearly shows that women who undergo C-section have fewer ...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that the human papillomavirus vaccine may increase the risk of serious blood clots seem unfounded, a new study says.

    The study of half a million Danish women who received the HPV vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer and other h...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of breast cancer screening for older women has soared because of increased use of new technologies, but that hasn't led to earlier detection of breast cancer, a new study shows.

    Researchers compared data from 2001-02 and 2008-09, and foun...Full Article