Dr. Marsha K. Guess, MD

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  • Yale Urogyn & Reconstruc Pelvic Surg
  • 800 Howard Ave
  • New Haven, CT
  • 203-785-6927
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Actress and activist Angelina Jolie made news last month when she announced she had her ovaries removed -- after undergoing a preventive double mastectomy in 2013 -- because she is a carrier of BRCA, a genetic mutation that greatly increases the risk

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncologic Surgery:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Breast cancer surgeries have advanced so that surgeons can often remove the tumor while safely conserving the breast, in what's known as lumpectomy.

    But a new study shows that even though this breast-conserving surgery has a high success rate, ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Sexual Health:

    THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Popping a little blue pill doesn't guarantee that an older man will be happy with his sex life, British researchers report.

    Men who take drugs like Viagra and Cialis continue to express more concern and dissatisfaction with their overall sex li...Full Article

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

    TUESDAY, April 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that young women who get the HPV vaccine gain significant protection against infection in three parts of the body if they haven't already been exposed to the human papillomavirus.

    "HPV is a local infection that can separately ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women in their 40s should talk with their doctors and then decide for themselves whether they need regular mammograms to screen for breast cancer before age 50, according to draft U.S. federal health guidelines.

    The draft mammography guidelines i...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that black women are more likely than white women to have dense breasts, potentially boosting their breast cancer risk.

    "Since breast density is associated with breast cancer risk, a better understand...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, April 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The number of U.S. women diagnosed with breast cancer could rise by as much as 50 percent within the next 15 years, according to new government predictions.

    Researchers say there will be an increase in breast tumors that are "ER-positive" -- whic...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Eating healthy foods while you're breast-feeding will help you and your baby get the nutrients both of you need, experts say.

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reminds new mothers that breast-feeding provides many health bene...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, April 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Use of prescription narcotic painkillers is common in pregnancy and increases the likelihood a baby will be born small or early, or go through painful drug withdrawal, a new study finds.

    These prescription painkillers, also called opioids, includ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who were born prematurely may be more likely to deliver their own babies early, a new study suggests.

    Canadian researchers found that the odds of delivering a preterm infant -- born before 37 weeks of pregnancy -- rose more than 40 percent...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The use of long-acting, reversible forms of contraception remains low among sexually active teen girls, though that trend seems to be changing, according to a U.S. government report released Tuesday.

    Among teens aged 15 to 19, the use of long-act...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who carry mutations in certain genes face a much higher risk of breast and ovarian cancers, but the impact varies depending on the type and location of the mutation, new research finds.

    Film star Angelina Jolie, who carries a BRCA1 mutation...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A pregnant woman's placenta can reliably measure exposure to the toxic metal arsenic in both the mother and her unborn baby, new research finds.

    "Our findings show placental arsenic concentrations reflect both maternal and fetal biomarker concent...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although many women with breast cancer are concerned about their genetic risk for other cancers -- as well as their relatives' risk for breast cancer -- almost half of these patients don't get information about genetic testing, a new study finds.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More expensive breast cancer treatments are linked to a greater chance of survival, new research suggests.

    "Our findings indicate that in some instances, newer and costlier approaches may be leading to improved outcomes in breast cancer patients,...Full Article