Dr. Kevin Windom, MD

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Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • OB/GYN Associates Atlanta, Georgia

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Angelina Jolie's decision to talk about the removal of her ovaries has brought new public attention to what is actually standard preventive care for women whose genetics dramatically increase their risk of ovarian cancer, experts say.

    In a colu...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Men are naturally drawn to a woman with a curvy backside, a new report suggests.

    The "theoretically optimal angle" is a 45.5-degree curve from back to buttocks -- not necessarily a big butt, the University of Texas at Austin researchers determin...Full Article

  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Kevin Windom, MD answered:
    Uterine fibroids are not cancer, and they are not associated with cancer.  They are benign tumors of the uterus, and they will rarely turn into cancer.  Read More
  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Kevin Windom, MD answered:
    The oral glucose tolerance test is routinely performed between 24 to 28 weeks gestation. It is a test to screen for gestational diabetes. The patient is asked to drink a 50gram glucose drink and then 1 hour later her blood is drawn.  If her blood glucose level is greater than 140, she has failed...Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to choosing a surgeon and hospital for breast cancer treatment, white patients are more likely to make their selection based on reputation than black and Hispanic patients are, a new study shows.

    The findings suggest that minority...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that yoga may help ease depression in pregnant women.

    "This is really about trying to develop a wider range of options that suit women who are experiencing these kind of symptoms during pregnancy," lead author Cynthia Batt...Full Article

  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Kevin Windom, MD answered:
    The first thing to do is to be evaluated for a bladder infection. For many women, the only symptom of a urinary tract infection during pregnancy are urinary frequency and urgency. Kegel exercises are good for all women in pregnancy and can decrease the chances of urinary incontinence in the future....Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neonatal Nursing:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast-fed babies may be smarter, better educated and richer as adults, a new study by Brazilian researchers suggests.

    "Breast-feeding is associated with improved performance in intelligence tests at age 30 and also has an important effect on a ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming low levels of chemicals called dioxins in food doesn't increase the risk of breast cancer, contends a new study that challenges a widely held belief about the effect of dioxins.

    Dioxins are a byproduct of industrial activity that have ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, March 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As many as one of every four breast tissue biopsies tested for cancer may have been incorrectly diagnosed by pathologists taking part in a study to test their skills.

    The pathologists did well at identifying invasive breast cancer, but they stru...Full Article

  • Kevin Windom, MD - Marietta, GA - Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Kevin Windom, MD answered:
    It is very common for people to blame their migraines on "hormonal problems".  The only true hormonal cause of migraines is when a woman starts have headaches the day before or when her menstrual cycle starts.  This is called menstrual migraine.  Menstrual migraines are caused by the decrease in estrogen and progesterone...Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being overweight or obese before pregnancy, or gaining too much weight during pregnancy, may put children at increased risk for obesity, a new study says.

    "Some weight gain during pregnancy is normal, but women need to know that gaining too much ...Full Article

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

    WEDNESDAY, March 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly half of all pregnant women gain more weight than recommended during pregnancy, a new study finds.

    "This is a concern because gaining too much weight has health consequences for both mothers and infants," said study co-author Andrea Sha...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's yet another study looking at the potential dangers of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, and this one supports the notion that the treatment may not help women's hearts.

    The research, a review of collected data on the ...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's a glimmer of hope for millions of people infected with genital herpes: A new study in mice hints at the success of a vaccine against the virus.

    Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City report that the vaccine ...Full Article